Bulldogs claim victory over Moorcroft

The Wheatland Bulldogs Quarterback, Colton Caves, makes a rush with the ball.

MOORCROFT – Wheatland’s Adam Suko rushed for a game-high 100 yards on seven carries as the Bulldogs improved to 4-3 overall and 4-2 in conference play with a 55-15 victory against Moorcroft Friday.
The Bulldogs racked up 549 yards of total offense, while holding Moorcroft to just 140 yards and six total first downs.
Wheatland’s Colton Caves got the Bulldogs scoring started in the first period with a 3-yard touchdown. A short while later, Hanni Payton added a 19-yard field goal to push the Bulldogs’ lead to 9-0. Caves connected with Todd Paisley for a 1-yard touchdown pass and added a 22-yard touchdown run to cap the first quarter scoring, giving Wheatland a 22-0 lead.
Caves added touchdown passes to Kobey Preuit and Drake Amundson and a 14-yard rushing touchdown en route to the Bulldogs victory.
The win secures the No. 3 seed for the Bulldogs in the playoffs.
Wheatland racked up 238 yards rushing and 311 through the air for a total of 549. Moorcroft managed 114 yards rushing and 26 passing in the loss.
Caves completed 16-of-22 passes for 289 yards and three touchdowns, while Kye Hicks had six receptions for 115 yards. Dylan Pearson added three catches for 71 yards and Wyatt Crane had three catches for 50 yards and six rushes for 37 yards.
Caves added 14 rushing attempts for 86 yards and three touchdowns, while Amundson had one catch for 22 yards and a score.
Last week it was reported that the Bulldogs lost to Buffalo 42-14. The numbers were transposed by accident. The correct score was 24-14. The Record-Times apologizes for the error.


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