The Hanover Hornets had already won four in a row (a stretch where they outscored their opponents by an average of 34 points), and they went ahead and made it five on Saturday. They blew past Deer Trail 53-12 at home. The result was nothing new for Hanover, who have now won five contests by 21 points or more so far this season.
Leading Hanover to victory were Tyler Decker and Thomas Griffin. Decker threw for 113 yards and three touchdowns on only ten passes, while Griffin gained 59 total yards and three touchdowns. David Byers was in the mix as well, providing Hanover with two touchdowns.
Hanover's victory was their fourth straight at home, bumping their overall record up to 6-3. Those good results were due in large part to their offensive dominance across that stretch, as they averaged 49.8 points per game. As for Deer Trail, they now have a losing record at 4-5.
Hanover will be playing in front of their home fans against Genoa-Hugo at 7:00 p.m. on Friday. The matchup should be an exciting one, as these teams are ranked near one another in Colorado (Genoa-Hugo is ranked 32nd, while Hanover is ranked 50th). As for Deer Trail, they will head out on the road to face off against Briggsdale at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. One thing working in Briggsdale's favor is that they have now posted big point totals in their last four contests.