came up short against Homer
, falling 39 - 26.
Homer's offense came in ready to rumble, picking up 20 points in the first half. That put it at a 20 - 8 advantage. Its success only continued in the second half, where it racked up an additional 19 points.
Homer can chalk up much of its success to the efforts of senior Austin Pies, who ran for 161 yards and also punched in three touchdowns. Brent Schmidt was another big-time player for Homer. He tacked on three touchdowns to Homer's score. In fact, with 16 tackles, Schmidt was a force on both sides of the ball.
Homer's win is its first of the season and lifts it to 1-2. The defeat makes it one more game for Laurel-Concord-Coleridge (0-3) without a win.
Good luck to both teams in their upcoming games! Homer will face off against Pender Friday at 7:00 PM. Meanwhile, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge will battle it out against Niobrara/Verdigre on Friday at 7:00 PM.
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