Helena High knocks off Glacier, 21-7

Print Article

HELENA — Helena High defeated Glacier 21-7 on Friday night in Class AA quarterfinal play of the football playoffs at Vigilante Stadium.

The win advances Helena High (9-2) to semifinal action next Friday at Billings West (10-1).

West beat Butte in another quarterfinal contest 45-20.

Helena High and Glacier met during the regular season on Sept. 14 at Legends Stadium with the Wolfpack rolling to a 48-14 victory. Windy conditions and turnovers limited the scoring in the rematch.

Helena High, a semifinalist a year ago, failed to score on three trips inside the Glacier 5-yard line.

Glacier (5-6) had a 90-yard touchdown run by Preston Blain called back because of a penalty late in the second quarter, that would have tied it at 14-all at the half.

The he had a 15-yard touchdown run called back by penalty in the third quarter. That would have also tied it.

“Credit Helena, especially offensively, they controlled the ball and the clock,” Glacier coach Grady Bennett said. “I think we only ran 30 plays. They kept our offense off the field. Those two touchdowns (called back) hurt. That was hard to overcome.

“Proud of the kids, they fought hard to the very end,” Bennett added.

Glacier 7 0 0 0 — 7

Helena High 14 0 0 7 — 21

H — Ty McGurran (kick good)

G — Preston Blain 2 run (Patrick Rohrbach kick)

H — Aidan Buss 14 pass from McGurran (kick good)

H — Logan Brown 3 run (kick good)

Game stats not availble

Print Article

Read More Local Sports

It starts up front for Flathead

November 15, 2018 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake While Blake Counts, Jaden MacNeil and Anthony Jones get the most attention game-in and game-out for their spectacular scoring efforts, game-busting runs, accurate passing or acrobatic catches, it’s...

Comments

Read More

Class AA Football Flathead rides ‘championship culture’ to title game

November 14, 2018 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake By KATIE BROWN The Daily Inter Lake The Flathead Braves aren’t just happy to be here. They’re here to win. Flathead (9-3) will compete for its first Class AA state football title in 48 years ...

Comments

Read More

Trophy case addition?

November 13, 2018 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Braves looking for first state football championship since 1970 By DAVID LESNICK The Daily Inter Lake Flathead (9-3) is one victory away from claiming its first state high school football champi...

Comments

Read More

Carroll coach retires after 20 seasons, 6 national titles

AP

November 12, 2018 at 2:06 pm | HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Carroll College football coach Mike Van Diest announced his retirement Monday after 20 seasons and six NAIA national championships. Van Diest's teams posted a 203-54 record duri...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

News: (406) 837-5131
Advertising: 406-758-4410
Bigfork Eagle
c/o Daily Inter Lake
PO Box 7610
Kalispell, MT 59904

©2018 Bigfork Eagle Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X