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Butte rides 4 Hansen TDs to 40-0 win over Flathead

by Daily Inter Lake
| September 16, 2022 11:39 PM

BUTTE — Butte’s Trey Hansen scored four touchdowns, and the Bulldog defense held Flathead to 168 yards in a 40-0 Western AA football win over the Braves Friday.

Hansen helped Butte to a 27-0 halftime lead with three short touchdown runs. His first, covering 3 yards, capped a 76-yard drive to open the game.

Bulldog quarterback Jace Stenson, who threw for 218 yards and a touchdown, added a 10-yard scoring run in the second quarter.

Nate Skonard threw for 76 yards and ran for 21 to lead the Flathead offense. The Braves’ first two drives reached Butte’s 23-yard line, before one ended on downs and another with an interception. Flathead (1-3) didn’t reach midfield again until the final play of the game.

Braden Capser had 12 tackles and Caiyou Witts 10 for the Flathead defense. Tanner Heichel and Gabe Lake added nine stops each, and Brandon Lewis had a sack.

Flathead 0 0 0 0 - 0

Butte 7 20 6 7 - 40

B — Trey Hansen 3 run (Tyler Duffy kick), 7:56-1Q

B — Jace Stenson 10 run (kick blocked), 10:12-2Q

B — Hansen 1 run (Duffy kick), 6:00-2Q

B — Hansen 1 run (Duffy kick), 2:10-2Q

B — Jonas Sherman 3 pass from Stenson (kick blocked), 6:45-3Q

B — Hansen 2 run (Duffy kick), 11:42-4Q

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Flathead (30-85) — Gabe Lake 4-21, Nate Skonard 10-21, Brayton Fitch 3-17, Ben Bliven 4-14, Trevor Burke 3-8, Jackson wAlker 1-4, Brett Pesola 1-2, Braden Capser 1-mnus 1, Joe Jones 3-minus 1. Butte (40-175) — Hasnen 18-66, Stenson 13-60, Kale McDonald 4-34, Karson Pumnea 2-8, Cale Johnson 1-3, Luke Garrison 1-3, Eli Smith 1-1).

PASSING: Flathead — Skonard 8-22-1 for 76 yards; Pesola 2-3-0 for 7 yards. Butte — Stenson 19-28-0 for 218 yards.

RECEIVING: Flathead —Jones 2-13, Kaleb Sims 2-7, Brody Thornsberry 1-25, Lake 1-12, Jaden Williams 1-12, Casper 1-6. Butte — Cayde Stajcar 7-57, Sean Ossello 3-78, Rueso Batterman 2-20, Sherman 2-10, Hudson Ludke 2-3, Pumnea 1-35, Alex Watson 1-12, Cameron Gurnsey 1-3.

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