Team Red storms Team Blue in Cleverley All-Star Game
BUTTE – Team Red continues to reign supreme.
Team Red picked up straight wins in Bob Cleverley’s 38th 8-man All-Star Game at Bob Green Field on Friday night, using a second-quarter shutout and a huge second half to edge Team Blue 46-30.
The blue team struck first with a yard run from Jacob Johnson of Ennis to make it 6-0 in the first quarter.
Team Red then closed the half with 21 unanswered points starting with a 5-yard touchdown run from Plentywood’s Cameron Brusven and followed by a 4-yard touchdown run from Culberton’s Kyler Kempton.
Scobey’s Colter Goose tacked on a 5-yard touchdown run to make it 21-6 for Team Red at halftime.
Team blue got a big spark midway through the third quarter on a 66-yard touchdown run from Darby’s Preston Smith to cut Team Red’s lead to 27-12.
But Team Red started the fourth quarter with a rushing score from Ekalaka’s Turner Tooke to lead 34-18 and keep Team Blue in a two possession deficit.
Charlo’s Coyle Nagy and Thompson Falls’ Nathan Schraeder connected for a long touchdown pass to make Team Red 34-24 minutes later. But the red team immediately responded with a 96-yard touchdown run from Brusven to make it 40-24.
Goose then added a second touchdown for Team Red’s final score.
BOB CLEVERLEY 8-MAN ALL-STAR GAME MVP’S
BLUE TEAM OFFENSIVE MVP: Kaiden Batzler, Sheridan
RED TEAM OFFENSIVE MVP: Cameron Brusven, Plentywood
BLUE TEAM DEFENSIVE MVP: Coyle Nagy, Charlo
RED TEAM DEFENSIVE MVP: Timothy Lane, Fort Benton