Battle Mountain won the last time they faced West Wendover, and things went their way on Friday, too. Battle Mountain put a hurting on West Wendover to the tune of 63-13. Battle Mountain were expected to win, but the margin was definitely larger than the state rankings had forecast.
The match started off well for Battle Mountain, whose offense put up 47 first-half points. West Wendover put up 7, so the score was 47-7 at the half. The Battle Mountain defense stood its ground in the third quarter, giving up 0 and all but finishing the contest.
No one put up better numbers for Battle Mountain than junior Cody Ostler, who brought his A game into the match. He rushed for 221 yards and 5 touchdowns. Junior D.J. Martinez was in the mix, too, providing Battle Mountain with 3 touchdowns. The win bumped their record up to 3-1. The defeat dropped West Wendover's record to 1-2.
Next week Battle Mountain take on White Pine at 7:00 PM. The team will be hoping to continue their now three-game streak of scoring more points each game than the last. West Wendover will stay at home against Altamont at 7:00 PM.
See how West Wendover vs. Battle Mountain plays out in the box score here
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