STANLEY – The Spencer/Columbus defense held Stanley-Boyd to 91 yards and the Rockets’ offense put together a number of long scoring drives as they went on to a 47-14 road win on Friday night at Forward Field.
Spencer/Columbus piled up 291 yards rushing on 67 carries, had 28 first downs, and scored six offensive touchdowns in the Cloverbelt Conference victory. The Rockets won their second game in a row and are now 2-2 overall and 2-1 in conference play.
Austin Bacon and Eden Jacobson each ran for 121 yards, with Bacon scoring three times and Jacobson twice.
Bacon had touchdown runs of 5 and 2 yards in the first half, and Jacobson also had a 2-yard TD score to push the Rockets to a 22-7 lead at halftime.
The Rockets put up four more scores in the second half, which included 2-yard TD runs by Bacon and Jacobson, a touchdown pass from Gage Stratman to Will Schlafke, and an interception return from Brett Kasch in the final minute.
The Rockets host Neillsville/Granton next Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. at Ted Fritsch Field at Spencer High School.
Rockets 47, Orioles 14 Spencer/Columbus 16 6 12 13 – 47 Stanley-Boyd 0 7 7 0 – 14 First Quarter SC – Austin Bacon 5 run (Bacon run), 5:29. SC – Eden Jacobson 2 run (Jacobson run), 1:57. Second Quarter SC – Bacon 2 run (run failed), 7:57. SB – Cooper Nichols 81 kick return (Bo Chwala kick), 7:43. Third Quarter SC – Jacobson 2 run (run failed), 8:35. SC – Bacon 2 run (run failed), 4:48. SB – Carsen Hause 2 run (Michael Karlen kick), 2:16. Fourth Quarter SC – Will Schlafke 4 pass from Gage Stratman (Zach Dunbar kick), 1:38. SC – Brett Kasch interception return (kick missed), 0:37. Team Statistics First downs: Spencer/Columbus 28; Stanley-Boyd 6. Rushing (att-yards): SC 67-291; SB 19-72. Passing (comp-att-yards-int): SC 5-9-56-0; SB 6-16-19-2. Total yards: SC 347; SB 91. Penalties (no.-yards): SC 3-30; SB 3-25. Fumbles (total-lost): SC none; SB 1-1. Punting (no.-avg.): SC none; SB 2-30.0. Individual Statistics Rushing: SC, Austin Bacon 29-121, Eden Jacobson 29-121, Gage Stratman 3-36, Cole Timmler 2-8,