Sunday, October 1, 2017

Bison rout Mustangs for first win

Carlisle's Kaden Bray carries the ball against Des Arc on Sept. 22. Bray scored two touchdowns in the Bison's win over Marvell on Friday. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

By Mark Buffalo
Staff Writer

MARVELL — The Carlisle Bison finally got in the win column Friday night, beating the Marvell Mustangs 42-0.
With the win, Carlisle is now 1-3 overall and 1-1 in the 2A-6 conference. 
The game was close in the first quarter with the Bison leading 7-0 after 12 minutes of play. 
Bison quarterback Braden Jenkins threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Houston Garrich with 3:54 left in the first quarter. Ian Seidenschwarz kicked the extra point. 
It remained that way until the midway point of the second quarter when Kaden Bray scored on a two-yard run to make the score 13-0. 
Carlisle scored two more touchdowns in the second quarter to lead 25-0 at halftime. Devarius Allen scored on a three-yard run with 1:36 left and Jenkins threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Dylan Nichols on the final play of the first half. 
Carlisle added to its lead in the third quarter, scoring a safety with 9:25 left.
The defense then picked up a score when Jasean Harper returned an interception 42 yards for touchdown with 7:08 left. Allen added the two-point conversion to make the score 35-0. 
Carlisle’s final touchdown came on a 17-yard run by Bray with 1:30 left in the quarter. Seidenschwarz kicked the extra point. 
The Bison finished with 178 yards in total offense while holding the Mustangs to minus-22 yards in offense. 
Bray led the Bison with 69 yards rushing on 11 carries. 
Jenkins completed 3 of 4 passes for 73 yards. Garrich caught two passes for 61 yards. 
The Bison will host the Hazen Hornets this Friday at Fred C. Hardke Field. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.
Hazen is 3-2 overall and 3-0 in league play. The Hornets beat Brinkley 55-0 at Hazen for homecoming last week. 

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