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Centre Cougars shut out Railers, 46-0

Staff writer

The football game at Herington on Friday ended 37 seconds into the second half when the Cougars scored their sixth unanswered touchdown and the 45-point rule kicked in.

Touchdowns were scored by Jensen Riffel on a three-yard-run, Xavier Espinoza on a three-yard reception, Aidan Svoboda on 12- and three-yard runs, and Lane Methvin on 22- and three-yard runs. Extra points were added on runs by Svoboda and Riffel.

The Railers struggled to gain yardage throughout the game, rushing for 74 yards, compared with 237 yards by the Cougars.

Riffel was Centre’s leading rusher, with eight carries for 91 yards. Methvin rushed for 55 yards, Svoboda 46, and Smith 43.

Smith threw three completed passes for 38 yards. Espinoza and Svoboda were receivers, each gaining 19 yards.

The Cougars’ record is 2-0.

Last modified Sept. 13, 2018