LINCOLN–(KFOR Sept. 8)–Coming off a double-overtime win last week against Lincoln Southeast, the Lincoln East football team faced another city team on Friday night with a statement to make.
It it was proven in the second quarter.
The Spartans rolled to a 28-7 victory over Lincoln Southwest at Seacrest Field, in a game heard on KFOR.
East (2-1) managed to capitalize by mixing up their passing game with a ground attack. Quarterback Jeter Worthley’s 18-yard touchdown run with 5:52 left in the first quarter got the Spartans on the board first.
After Southwest tied the game at 7 off a 2-yard touchdown run from junior running back Austin Traudt, East then managed use the ground attack. Wyoming commit Dash Bauman scored on a 4-yard touchdown run with 1:43 left in the second quarter to give the Spartans a 14-7 lead. Following a Southwest punt with under 30 seconds left, East decided to go with one more play before halftime and Worthley found Bauman on a 69-yard touchdown pass for a 21-7 lead.
When Southwest (1-2) turned the ball over on downs in the third quarter, East marched 62 yards and capped off the drive with Bauman’s 7-yard touchdown run for what turned out to be the final score.
Offensively, Southwest freshman quarterback Brockston Teply completed 12 of 17 passes for 104 yards and one interception.
Click the link below to listen to the podcast of Friday night’s East and Southwest football game.