Clarke football won the second game of the season against Colfax-Mingo Friday 35-19.
Colfax-Mingo was able to hold off the Indians during the first half of the game, getting the ball inside the Indian’s 20 yard line five times in the first half.
“They were well coached and prepared, my hats off to opponents,” said Clarke Head Coach Sean Quinlan. “A lot of teams might have folded but our mantra is Next Play.”
In the second half of the game the Indians were able to make adjustments and overcome mistakes. Clarke had 280 yards rushing in the second half.
“Once we figured out what they were giving us we moved the ball,” said Quinlan.
Some stand out players of the game were KJ Fry, Jack Cooley, Kamis Bulis and Dale Showers.
The hard fought game on a damp grass field was a victory for Clarke making the team 2-0. They have had over 400 yards rushing in those two games. Nate Saucedo broke his wrist in the game.
“I’m proud of our guys,” said Quinlan.
This week the Indians are just cleaning up some of their plays in preparation for their game against Perry Sep. 10.