BROWNSBORO — Center traveled more than two hours to Bear Stadium to face the Brownsboro Bears. It became an all-out offensive display with Center winning 59-48 on Friday at Bear Stadium.
The first half had the Bears' Dakota Harmon scoring from four and eight yards out. Caleb Booth ran for a 16-yard touchdown. Jorge Vicenté kicked all three extra points.
The RoughRiders' Alexis Lopez kicked a 26-yard field goal and Jake Hanson threw a 75-yard touchdown pass to Zacc Smith. Hanson also ran in a touchdown from two yards out. Hanson finished off the half with a 50-yard TD pass to De’Brodrik Jones. Lopez kicked all three extra points. The score at half was 24-21 in favor of Center.
The second half started off with Center going for two quick touchdowns. Keo Horace broke for 51 yards and Hanson threw 28 yards to Smith. Lopez kicked both extra points.
The Bears charged back with Gage Wehrmann running into the end zone from three yards. Horace took one 54 yards for his second touchdown. Lopez finished off the third quarter with the extra point for a 45-27 lead.
The two squads exchanged touchdowns in the final quarter. Brownsboro’s Cole Williams scored on a 13-yard touchdown run and added the two-point conversion. Marcos Molina carried in for a touchdown from the 10-yard line. Molina also caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from Wehrmann. Vicenté kicked one extra point.
Horace responded with 32- and 55-yard touchdown runs. Lopez added the extra points. The final score was 59-48.
On Friday, Oct. 11 the Bears will start District 7-4A Division II play, traveling to Canton to meet the Eagles. The RoughRiders begin District 9-4A Division II play on Oct. 11, hosting Cleveland Tarkington.