Flathead falls to Bengals, 47-14
| September 29, 2023 11:12 PM
HELENA — Carter Kraft ran for two touchdowns and threw to Jaxan Leiberg for two more scores Friday, and Helena High beat Flathead 47-14 in a Western AA football game.
Behind Kraft the Bengals (3-3 overall, 2-2 in league games) rolled up a 34-0 halftime lead at Vigilante Stadium. Helena also got touchdown runs from Trygve Braun (46 yards) and Tevin Wetzel (13), plus a back-breaking 89-yard interception return from Brett Grange with 2:18 left in the first half.
Wetzel ran for 102 yards on seven carries.
Flathead (1-5, 0-4) got on the board with Nolan Campbell’s 2-yard run 5:24 left in the fourth quarter, then got a pick-6 of its own from Jordan Giffin to complete the scoring.
The Braves’ next game is Thursday: The annual Crosstown game with Glacier, at Legends Stadium.
Flathead 0 0 0 14 - 14
Helena 14 20 13 0 - 47
H — Tevin Wetzel 13 run 7-0 (Trygve Braun kick), 6:42-1Q
H — Jaxan Lieberg 3 pass from Carter Kraft (Braun kick), :36-1Q
H — Kraft 7 run (Braun kick), 9:56-2Q
H — Trygve Braun 46 run (Braun kick), 9:09-2Q
H — Brett Grange 89 interception return (kick failed), 2:18-2Q
H — Kraft 3 run (kick failed), 8:37-3Q
H — Lieberg 32 pass from Kraft (Braun kick), 4:21-3Q
F — Nolan Campbell 2 run (Miller Bushnell kick), 5:26-4Q
F — Jordan Griffin 40 interception return (Bushnell kick), n/a.