• Dighton senior David Cramer makes a fingertip catch across the middle of the field for a 21 yard gain during eight-man sub-state playoff action at Osborne last Friday. (Record Photo)
  • Senior quarterback Blair Hoffman gets ready to stiffarm a defender as he gets around the edge during Friday’s sub-state playoff game at Osborne. (Record Photo)

First half opportunities slip away from Dighton

no more magic

Moving the ball wasn’t a problem for the Dighton Hornets in their sub-state game at Osborne last Friday.

Getting it into the end zone was another matter.

Three times the Hornets had the ball in the red zone in the first half and all three times they came away empty in a 46-0 loss in 8-Man-Division II playoff action.

“Once the field got shorter it got tougher to get anything going,” says DHS head coach Ken Simon. “They were so quick to the football and we couldn’t block them. We couldn’t block their linebackers with our guards.”

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