Nikiski football defeats Barrow

  • By Staff Report
  • Sunday, August 23, 2015 11:43pm
  • Sports

The Nikiski football team pulled away from host Barrow for a 42-12 victory in small-schools action Saturday.

Barrow got on the board first with a return of a blocked punt, but the Bulldogs took a 7-6 lead on a scoring strike from Cade Anderson to Hunter Holloway. It would be the first of four TD passes for Anderson — three coming to Holloway.

Anderson struck again to Patrick Perry for 5 yards for a 14-6 lead after one quarter.

But Barrow cut the lead to 14-12 at halftime.

In the third quarter, Holloway caught 4- and 19-yard scoring passes, while Corin Cooper also ran for a touchdown.

Dylan Broussard finished up the scoring in the fourth quarter with a 1-yard run.

Rykker Riddall led the Bulldogs with 14 carries for 103 yards. Anderson was 9 of 12 for 87 yards and no interceptions.

Saturday

Bulldogs 42, Whalers 12

Nikiski 14 0 21 7 —42

Barrow 6 6 0 0 —12

1st Quarter

Bar — No. 5 40 punt block return (run failed), 10:06.

Nik — Holloway 9 pass from Anderson (L. Broussard kick), 7:15.

Nik — Perry 5 pass from Anderson (L. Broussard kick), 4:27.

2nd Quarter

Bar — No. 2 61 run (run failed).

3rd Quarter

Nik — Holloway 4 pass from Anderson (pass failed), 10:02.

Nik — Cooper 4 run (Riddall run), 1:47.

Nik — Holloway 19 pass from Anderson (L. Broussard kick), 0:53.

4th Quarter

Nik — D. Broussard 1 run (L. Broussard kick), 7:12.

Nik Bar

First downs 19 6

Rushes-yards 43-239 41-153

Passing yards 87 23

Comp-att-int 9-12-0 2-5-0

Return yards 30 55

Punts 2-26.0 3-31.3

Fumbles 1-1 5-3

Penalties 12-95 4-40

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing — Nikiski: Riddall 14-103, D. Broussard 9-47, Cooper 16-81, Perry 2-2, Gage 1-0, Hollinger 1-6.

Passing — Nikiski: Anderson 9-12-0—87.

Receiving — Nikiski: Hunter Holloway 3-32, Corin Cooper 3-22, Ian Johnson 2-28, Patrick Perry 1-5.

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