Class A Lewistown topples Bigfork in OT
| September 14, 2020 2:00 AM
Keaton Potter scored his second touchdown of the game in overtime and Class A Lewistown upended Bigfork 22-14 Saturday in a non-conference football game.
The Western B Vikings (2-1) were on the verge of nailing down a third straight victory when they lost a fumble, setting Lewistown up at the Bigfork 31-yard line with 3:41 left in the game.
The Eagles, who had an earlier fourth-quarter drive end on downs at the Bigfork 7, got a 1-yard touchdown run – and the two-point conversion run – from quarterback Seth Norslien with just 1:15 left.
The Eagles got the ball first in overtime and were able to punch in with Potter, who also added the two-point PAT run. Bigfork’s possession ended with an incomplete pass by Cormac Benn from the 4-yard line.
Bigfork outgained Lewistown 336 yards to 283.
Benn ran 29 times for 126 yards and a TD; George Bucklin added a 6-yard scoring run and picked up 79 yards on 10 carries. Quarterback Patrick Wallen rushed for 81 yards.
Potter picked up 123 yards on just 12 carries, including a 38-yard scoring burst. Norslien threw for 121 yards and ran for 54.
Levi Taylor led the Bigfork defense with 11.5 tackles. Isaac Bjorge made 8.5 stops.
Lewistown 0 6 0 8 8 – 22
Bigfork 8 6 0 0 0 – 14
B – George Bucklin 6 run (Bucklin pass from Patrick Wallen)
L – Keaton Potter 38 run (Isaiah Marquart pass from Seth Norslien)
B – Cormac Benn 4 run (pass failed)
L – Norslien 1 run (Norslien run)
L – Potter 1 run (Potter run)