Laurel football tested in Lewistown

By 
Chris Mcconnell
Thursday, September 23, 2021
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The Locos had their first challenge of the season at Lewistown on Friday in a game that was tied at 14 going into the final quarter.

Laurel turned it over on downs in their first drive of the 4th quarter after a Jakob Webinger interception with 11:05 left in the game.

Dalton Boehler picked off a Golden Eagle pass on the second play and the Locos started their 2nd drive on the Fergus 10. Camden Johnson pushed it in on 3rd and six and the two–point conversion was good to give Laurel the 22–14 lead with 7:36 in the game.

On Lewistown’s next drive, Shel Osborne got Laurel’s third interception of the quarter, returning it for a touchdown. After a successful two–point conversion The Locos had a 14–point lead with 6:24 left.

Lewistown returned the subsequent kickoff 85 yards for a score to pull within seven before Laurel ran the clock out to move to 3–0 on the season.

Kyson Moran was 16/29 on passing for 146 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.

Moran led the team in rushing with 140 yards on 13 attempts and Konnor Gregerson had four receptions for 56 yards and a TD.

Laurel had 345 yards of offense in the contest and held Lewistown to 20 rushing yards.

Laurel hosts Hardin (1–3) for Homecoming tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Laurel Sports Complex.

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