Potosi 28, Pacific 26

Pacific’s quest to start the season with two straight victories came up short at Potosi, 28-26.

Indians quarterback Eain Roberts was injured during the second quarter and did not return. His status as of late Friday night was not known.

Pacific (1-1) grabbed a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on a 42-yard touchdown pass from Roberts to Chris Klenke.

The Trojans (1-1) responded with 21 straight points to take a 21-7 advantage.

Roberts was then injured when he scored on a nine-yard touchdown run to make the score 21-14.

The score remained 21-14 at halftime.

Pacific’s Tanner Brown then scored on a one-yard touchdown run, but the extra point was blocked and Potosi maintained a 21-20 lead.

Trailing 28-20, the Indians scored on a touchdown run by Lucas Zurliene. The two-point conversion failed, making the score 28-26.

Pacific hosts St. Clair (1-1) Friday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m., in the Four Rivers Conference opener for both teams.

Festus 42, Sullivan 7

By Ryan Storz, Sullivan Independent News

Sullivan had its moments on offense, but the defense was overpowered by a skilled backfield in Festus.

The Eagles (0-2) turned the ball over on fumbles three different times, twice on bad snaps. They also had drives derailed by penalties.

Sullivan ran the ball 47 times for 303 yards. Justin Biermann had 144 yards on 17 carries while Joey Rigdon had 92 yards on 13 carries. The Eagles were 3-5 on passing for 18 yards.

Festus (2-0) ran for 348 yards on 34 carries and were 4-5 passing for 53 yards.

Sullivan hosts Union (1-1) Friday, Sept. 13, in a Four Rivers Conference contest at 7 p.m.

Box Score

First Quarter

F-Nathan Cummings 3 run (Travis Spraul kick)

S-Justin Biermann 20 run (Jake Lochner kick), 1:05

Second Quarter

F-Cummings 2 run (Spraul kick), 10:17

Third Quarter

F-Jaden Reddick 22 run (Spraul kick), 11:24

F-Cummings 3 pass from Andrew Hayden (Spraul kick), 7:02

F-Reddick 25 run (Spraul kick), 5:09

Fourth Quarter

F-Corey Carr 15 run (Spraul kick), 9:20