The Bowie High School junior varsity football team had several chances to score during Thursday’s game against Ponder at Jackrabbit Stadium.
However, the Jackrabbits cost themselves with bad snaps, penalties and turnovers inside Ponder’s red zone.
In the end, Ponder topped Bowie 20-6, dropping the Jackrabbits to 3-6 on the season. The team plays its season finale at 6 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Paradise.
The Jackrabbits wasted long runs by Bret Davis and Kenny Fails.
Davis scored Bowie’s lone touchdown on a five-yard pass from Dustin VanWay with 2 minutes, 35 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.
Ponder had a 6-0 lead at halftime, and expanded it to 12-0 after three quarters.
Junior varsity head coach Quentin Berend named linebacker Chandler Allison a defensive standout.
Ponder 20, Bowie 6
Score By Quarters
Ponder 0 6 6 8 – 20
Bowie 0 0 0 6 – 6
B – Bret Davis 5 pass from Dustin VanWay (pass failed)
Bowie 43, Ponder 0
The Bowie Junior High eighth-grade football team scored all sorts of ways en route to a 43-point whitewash over homestanding Ponder on Thursday. Read more in the weekend Bowie News.
Bowie’s Kenny Fails turns upfield on a long run during the third quarter of Thursday’s junior varsity football game at Jackrabbit Stadium. The Jackrabbits failed to cash on several long runs and chances in the red zone in this 20-6 loss. Click on the image for the complete photo. (News photo by Eric Viccaro)