Sherman shutout; Van, Scott idle

From staff and wire reports

BUFFALO — Bailey Kirk was the player of the game for the Sherman Tide in a tough 49-0 shutout on the road against Buffalo High School.

Kirk picked up 50 yards on 10 carries to lead Sherman. Kirk, the Tide’s quarterback, was 0-7 in the passing game. The Tide only had 57 total yards on offense for the entire game.

Buffalo remained undefeated after Dylan Lucas accounted for 183 yards and four touchdowns on Friday night.

Lucas scored on runs of 12, 73, 17 and 20 yards and finished with 130 yards on six carries. He also caught two passes for another 53 yards as the Bison (9-0) raced out to a 49-0 lead at the half.

Ethan Burgess connected on 4 of 6 passes for 114 yards, including a 21-yard TD pass to Connor Fields and a 40-yard scoring strike to Caleb Tucker, and ran for another 69 yards on nine totes to help Buffalo outgain the Tide 409-57 in total offense.

The Buffalo game was the final one this season. The Class A Tide finished with an overall record of 1-9.

• Boone County other two high school football teams were on bye week.

The Van Bulldogs (7-2) were idle and plays next at No. 8 Man Hillbillies on Nov. 6, starting at 7:30 p.m., with Class A playoff implications on the line.

The Scott Skyhawks (2-7), meanwhile, finish its season against Class AAA Logan Wildcats at Logan on Nov. 6, starting at 7:30 p.m.


Sherman 0 0 0 0-0

Buffalo 21 28 0 0-49

First quarter

B – Lucas 12 run (Fertig kick)

B – Fields 21 pass from Burgess (Fertig kick)

B – Lucas 73 run (Fertig kick)

Second quarter

B – Lucas 17 run (Fertig kick)

B – Tucker 31 run (Fertig kick)

B – Lucas 20 run (Fertig kick)

B – Tucker 40 pass from Burgess (Fertig kick)

Team statistics

Sher Buffalo

First downs 4 9

Rushes-yards 30-57 25-295

Passes 0-7 4-6

Passing yards 0 114

Total yards 57 409

Had intercepted 0 0

Fumbles-lost 1-0 0-0

Penalties-yards 2-20 4-37

Punts-avg. 6-35 0-0


RUSHING – Sherman: Kirk 10-50; Buffalo: Lucas 6-130, Burgess 9-69.

PASSING – Sherman: Kirk 0-7-0-0; Buffalo: Burgess 4-6-0-114.

RECEIVING – Buffalo: Lucas 2-53, Tucker 1-40, Fields 1-21.

From staff and wire reports

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