Special to the Courier
SARGENT—A cross divisional 8-Man battle between the Sargent Farmers and the Plateau Valley Cowboys took place at Sargent High School. The Farmers were the number one seed coming out of the Mountain League and the Cowboys came from the Western League as the number four seed.
The Farmers, who came into the game with a 6-2 record, won Friday afternoon’s contest 66-0. The Cowboys came into the game with only one win under their belt with a 1-6 record. This cross divisional game was the round of 32 and the winner moved move on to the state playoffs and the round of 16.
The game started off strong for the Farmers as their stellar defense opened with an interception from Jace Bogle. Right off the bat the Farmers would take advantage of every opportunity they had, rolling in for the first score of the game from running back Bryce Martinez. After the converted two-point conversion it was 8-0 just a few minutes into the game.
The Farmer defense was on their game Friday as Nate Ramirez would intercept a pass on third down to put the ball back into Farmer hands. The hands Ramirez put the ball back in were his own. Quarterback Ramirez quickly would hit Kennon Miner for the 21 yard touchdown. The two-point was converted once again to make the score 16-0.
The Plateau Valley Cowboys would begin to drive on the next possession. After a first down, the strong Farmer defense would get another stop to give the ball back to the Farmer offense. A few plays and a 15-yard scamper from Ramirez would lead to the promise land. The score now said 24-0 after the two-point conversion from Alex Swanson.
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