Braves dominate Chieftains
by Ross DuBray
The C-EB Braves football squad started the 2012 season off with a big win last Friday night as they traveled to Crow Creek to battle the Chieftains. The Braves took to the field and scored first with a ten-yard run by Katana Bartlett. Crow Creek come back and scored a touchdown and made a successful two-point conversion to take a brief lead in the game 8-6. The Braves again cawwwwwwwwwwwme out and marched down the field and found the end zone as Cray Allen ran it in from 10 yards out. Crow Creek would again reach the goal line, which turned out to be their final time. The Braves took over the game and never looked back as they turned on the rushing game to defeat Crow Creek 68-16. The Braves rushed for 502 yards with Jade Farlee covering 195 yards on 7 averaging nearly 28 yards per carry. Newcomer Cory Knight carried the ball 9 times for 176 yards, and Katana Bartlett rushed 11 times for 101 yards. Cray Allen took to the air six times, connecting three times for 52 yards and one TD. On defense, the Braves were led by Tyler Pickner who grabbed seven tackles along with Hayden Neigel and Cory Knight who had six tackles each. The Braves rushed 502 yards on 34 carries, and passed for 52 yards on three out of six completions with three interceptions. The Braves travel to Deadwood this Saturday to take on the Little Wound Mustangs in the Prospector Bowl, game time 3 p.m.