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Eureka cruises to win; C-Falls falls to Broncs

by Daily Inter Lake
| October 23, 2021 12:39 AM

EUREKA — Remington Little and Joey Kindel scored two touchdowns each and Eureka made short work of Anaconda in Western B football Friday, winning 51-6.

Little had touchdown runs of 27 and 4 yards and gained 57 yards on six carries. Kindle caught a 5-yard scoring pass from Caleb Utter and added a 9-yard scoring run.

Utter ran for 65 yards and a touchdown, and got the Lions (7-2, 4-1 in league) on the board with a safety. The quarterback was 7-for-12 passing 82 yards.

Johnny Fehr added a TD run for Eureka and led the defense with 3.5 sacks. The Lions outgained the winless Copperheads 270-114.

Anaconda 0 0 6 0 - 6

Eureka 15 22 14 0 - 51

E — Safety, Caleb Utter tackles Galle in end zone

E — Johnny Fehr 1 run (Danny Dunn kick)

E — Remington Little 27 run (run failed)

E — Joey Kindel 5 pass from Utter (Dunn kick)

E — Little 4 run (Dunn kick)

E — Utter 7 run (Dunn pass from Utter)

E — Dunn 67 kickoff return (Jacopo Ceccarielli kick)

A — Blodnick 4 run (kick failed)

E — Kindel 9 run (Ceccarelli kick)

Hamilton 55, Columbia Falls 20

HAMILTON — Tim Zohner ran for 104 yards and three touchdowns, and unbeaten Hamilton exploded for 34 second-quarter points to subdue Columbia Falls in Western A play Friday.

Zohner had scoring runs of 9, 21 and 5 yards; Broncs’ quarterback Tyson Rostad ran for 93 yards and two scores and was 14 of 18 passing for 217 yards and another score.

Columbia Falls (5-2) answered Zohner’s first two TDs with a short scoring run from Cody Schweikert and a 55-yard touchdown pass from Schweikert to Jace Duval. The Wildcats trailed just 14-13, but then the Broncs got hot.

Schweikert was 8 for 21 passing for 138 yards, with two touchdown passes to Duval. The quarterback ran for 16 yards; Hamilton held Isaiah Roth to 5 yards on eight carries and outgained the Cats 466-185.

The Wildcats get the No. 4 seed out of the West into the playoffs, and get a first-round home game with Miles City.

Whitefish gets the No. 3 seed and plays host to Frenchtown.

Columbia Falls 13 0 0 7 - 20

Hamilton 14 34 7 0 - 55

H — Tim Zohner 9 run (Tyler Jones kick)

CF — Cody Schweikert 1 run (kick failed)

H — Zohner 21 run (Jones kick)

CF — Jace Duval 55 pass from Schweikert (Mike Robison kick)

H — Andrew Fredrick 7 run (Jones kick)

H — Tyson Rostad 6 run (Jones kick)

H — Rostad 11 run (Jones kick)

H — Zohner 5 run (Jones kick)

H — Eli Taylor 20 pass from Rostad (kick blocked)

H — Tyson Bauder 36 run (Jones kick)

CF — Duval 6 pass from Schweikert (Robison kick)

Florence 62, Bigfork 27

FLORENCE — Patrick Duchien threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more Thursday, guiding unbeaten Florence over Bigfork in a Western B tilt.

Duchien was 14-for-19 passing for 320 yards, and ran 18 times for 66 yards as well. His scoring runs of 1 and 11 yards put the Falcons up 14-0; Bigfork closed to 14-7 and 21-14, the latter on Patrick Wallen’s 21-yard pass to Joseph Farrier.

Florence (8-0, 54-0 in league) really heated up from there, starting with a 6-yard run from Luke Maki.

Wallen was 10-for-17 passing for 122 yards and four touchdowns. He hit Isak Epperly for 33 yards and one score; the last two TDs went to Nick Walker. George Bucklin had nine carries for 86 yards for the Vikings (6-2, 3-2 in the Western B).

Bigfork 7 7 6 7 - 27

Florence 14 28 13 7 - 62

F — Patrick Duchien 1 run (Caleb Brossman kick)

F — Duchien 11 run (Brossman kick)

B — Isak Epperly 33 pass from Patrick Wallen (Tristan Herd kick)

F — Luke Maki 18 pass from Duchien (Brossman kick)

B — Joseph Farrier 21 pass from Wallen (Herd kick)

F — Maki 6 run (Brossman kick)

F — Tristan Pyette 7 run (Brossman kick)

F — Blake Shoupe 11 pass from Duchien (Brossman kick)

B — Nick Walker 1 pass from Wallen (kick blocked)

F — Pyette 8 run (Brossman kick)

F — Zack Dixon interception return (kick blocked)

F — Caden Zaluski 38 pass from Duchien (Levi Posey kick)

B — Walker 17 pass from Wallen (Herd kick)