Jordan Denk takes the handoff and heads toward the end zone in a recent game. Also pictured are Riley Busta (No. 50) and Jacob Kuhn (No. 64). (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
It took an extra day to get the game in, but the Turkey Valley football team (4-2, 4-0 district) is on a hot streak, having won the last four games.
Last week's victim - North Butler (1-5, 1-3 district).
Friday night's battle with North Butler in Greene was moved to Saturday due to lightning and rain. However, the extra day didn't matter as the Trojans knocked off the Bearcats 20-0 in district action.
"This was a good win for the team," said Coach Mark Scott. "After driving over to Greene Friday night and waiting around after warming up for an hour, then riding home, to turn around and get back on the bus at 8:30 a.m., I thought our players adjusted pretty well."
The long delay
When they finally took the field Saturday, the Trojans quickly took the lead and didn't relent. Senior Luke Kuennen capped the first Trojan scoring drive with an 8-yard run into the end zone. The two-point run failed, making it 6-0. Still in the first, Kuennen was back in the end zone. This time he scored on a 2-yard run. The two-point try failed to make it 12-0 in the first.
The final score was Kuennen again, running in from 9 yards out. Eric Buckendahl took the two-point try to the house.
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