The Indians and Butte Valley Bulldogs battled back and forth for three quarter on Friday night in Happy Camp. The Indians took a 38-36 lead as time expired in the third quarter, and then grabbed control of the contest with a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter, for the 50-36 victory.
Happy Camp was the first to find the end zone, when Jordan “Dozer” McCartney powered in from three yards out. Dakota Estep added a 2-pt conversion, for a 8-0 Indian lead with 9:21 to go in the opening quarter.
The Bulldogs answered about six minutes later, when Austin Martinez connected with Trevor Allen for a 70-yard TD strike. Martinez ran for the 2-pointer to tie the game 8-8.
With less than a minute to go in the first quarter, Estep threw to Shaye McCartney for a 10-yard TD. The 2-pt attempt failed, but the Indians led 14-8.
The lead lasted about 12 seconds, as Martinez returned the ensuing kickoff 80 yards to pay dirt, tying the game 14-14. The 2-point conversion was a “no.” (more…)Share on Facebook