Panthers lose to Bluejays

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The Nederland Panther football team, after two weeks of byes, traveled to Del Norte to play the Mancos Bluejays on Saturday, losing 50-0 against the 6-1 team.


It all happened in the second quarter. The Ned boys held the Bluejays to one touchdown in the first quarter, but Mancos exploded in the second quarter, scoring 36 points and surging ahead with a 44-0 lead going into the half.


Nederland coach Beth Buglione says, “We stuck together as a team and finished the game as a cohesive unit.”



The Panthers have a bye this week and will play an away game in Del Norte on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.



Quarter scores:
0-8 0-36 0-0 0-6



Individual Statistics:
Passing: Damon Vigil, 1/8 1 yard
Rushing: Rain Larrabee,1/1; Adler Mueller, 12 carries for -1; Jarod Rasdall, 16 carries for -8; Damon Vigil, 2 carries for -6
Receiving: Rain Larrabee, 1 reception for 1 yard
Tackles: Rain Larrabee; 4 solo tackles; Octavio Lopez, 1 solo; Jarod Rasdall, 2 solos; A. Charleston, 3 solos; Taylor Hoffman, 4 solos; Cooper Nielsen, 2 solos.
Interception: Jarod Rasdall, 1
Fumble Recovery: Adler Mueller: 1; Lance Bell, 3
Kickoff Returns: Rain Larrabee, 2 returns for 16 yards; Jarod Rasdall, 1 return for 20 yards and A. Charleston, 1 return for 10 yards



(Originally published in the October 19, 2017 print edition of The Mountain-Ear.)


Barbara Lawlor

Barbara is a reporter for The Mountain-Ear.