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Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin’s Jacob Akins carries the ball while Caleb Lahey runs at his right to block in the first quarter Friday night at Bismarck. The Blue Devils beat Hoopeston Area/Armstrong-Potomac 54-6.

BISMARCK — The Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin football team kept their momentum from the first two games going into their Vermilion Valley Conference opener.

The Blue Devils poured on the points and ended up with a 54-6 win over Hoopeston Area/Armstrong-Potomac on Friday.

Caleb Lahey ran for 77 yards and three touchdowns for BHRA, while Jacob Akins ran for 62 yards and score and caught a 50-yard pass for another score, Mason Hickman ran for 41 yards and a score and Weston Strawser ran for 29 yards and a score.

Avery McConkey padded for 143 yards and a touchdown, while Dawson Dodd padded for 50 yards and a touchdown pass to Brody Sexton.

After two scoreless games, the Cornjerkers finally scored on a two-yard pass from Elijah Venecia to Hunter Cannon.

The Blue Devils are 3-0 and will take on Georgetown-Ridge Farm next week, while the Cornjerkers will face Oakwood.

Salt Fork 21, Geo-RF 16

CATLIN — The Storm took a 21-0 lead and held off a late charge by the Buffaloes to get the win.

Payton Taylor ran for two touchdowns for Salt Fork, while Tate Johnson ran for a score.

Gavan Shelton ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns for Georgetown-Ridge Farm.

The Storm are 2-1 and 1-0 in the VVC and will face Westville next week, while the Buffaloes are 0-3 and 0-1.

Clifton Central 35, Westville 13

WESTVILLE — The Tigers hung tough at halftime, but would get outscored 22-6 in the second half.

Even with the loss, Westville coach Guy Goodlove said it was a great effort from the team.

“You can lose the game or you can get beat and we got beat,” Goodlove said. “We played our best game of the season and I was very pleased with how we played against them.”

Raef Burke ran for 134 yards and both scores for Westville, while Antonio Munoz ran for 87 yards.

The Tigers are 1-2 overall.

Oakwood 84, Oblong 0

OBLONG — The Comets scored early and often against Oblong as they won their third tuneup for the VVC season.

Oakwood will take on Hoopeston Area/Armstrong-Potomac next week in their VVC opener.

Covington 42, Fountain Central 6

COVINGTON, Ind. — Colton Brown passed for 284 yards and six touchdowns as the Trojans beat the Mustangs for their first win of the season.

Caleb Ellmore caught 13 passed for 152 yards and three touchdowns, while Alan Karrfalt caught five passes for 59 yards and two scores and Ryen Marrow caught a 20-yard pass for a score.

The Trojans are 1-3 and will take on Seeger next week.

Seeger 50, Riverton Parke 0

MONTEZUMA, Ind. — Khal Stephen passed for five touchdowns and 184 yards as the Patriots crushed the Panthers.

Rayce Carr caught three of those touchdown passes for 135 yards, while Hunter Garrison caught a 42-yard pass and Jameson Sprague caught a 8-yard pass.

Tristian Bahrns ran for 37 yards and a score, while Peyton Martin ran for a score late in the game.

The Patriots are 2-2 overall and 1-2 in the Wabash River Conference and will take on Covington next week.

BHRA wins triangular

ONARGA — Izaiah Lusk scored a 36 to help the Blue Devils beat out Iroquois West and Hoopeston Area in a triangular at Shagbark Golf Course.

Kevin Clapp had a 37 for Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin, while Allison Tucker had a 43 and Michael Chocola carded a 45.

Owen Johnson led the Cornjerkers with a 53, while Trevor Swartz shot a 57, Brian Armstrong a 59 and Trent Betka a 65.

Hoopeston Area 4, Bloomington Central Catholic 2

HOOPESTON — The Cornjerkers got things going at the Cornjerker Classic with a win over Bloomington Central Catholic.

Rhys Root and Cameron Flint each had two goals for Hoopeston Area, who will continue play today against Watseka at 8 a.m. and Blue Ridge-Deland Weldon at 1 p.m. with the Championship game at 4 p.m.

Oakwood/Salt Fork lost to St. Joseph-Ogden 3-2 in penalty kicks after an scoreless tie. The Comets will play Monticello today at 9:45 a.m. and Iroquois West at 1:45 p.m.

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