Spartans advance

Baker 6 14 0 14 Bigfork 7 7 7 7 Baker defeated Bigfork on Bigfork’s turf Nov. 9. Ending score was 34-28.

 

Photo by Karrol Ann Williams
Photo by Karrol Ann Williams

 

Posted November 15, 2013

By Lacy Zumbrun

Baker 6 14 0 14

Bigfork 7 7 7 7

Baker defeated Bigfork on Bigfork’s turf Nov. 9. Ending score was 34-28.

For the first half, Mason Melby scored on runs of five yards and 32 yards. Joe Fisher also scored a 78 yard touchdown. The Vikings kept up with the Spartans throughout the whole game and in the first half scored two touchdowns.

Bigfork scored in the third quarter and made the score 21-20. Baker went back on top with a one yard score by Jonathan Wiseman. In the last quarter, the Vikings took their last lead of the game with a score of 28-26. To end the game, Jordan Walker scored a touchdown with a one yard run with 56 seconds left in the game.

Melby finished the game with 211 rushing yards on 31 carries. Joe Fisher had two carries worth 96 rushing yards, Wiseman had 70 yards rushing on 17 carries, and Seth Barkley had 50 rushing yards on eight carries. As a team, the Spartans covered 429 yards rushing.

Travis Koenig had seven tackles and one sack, Melby had seven tackles, Jeff Fisher – seven tackles and one-half sack, Cody Beyers – seven tackles, Dallas Arnell – one fumble recovery.

Join the Spartans this Saturday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m. in Baker as they take on the Glasgow Scotties.

      



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