The No. 1-rated Chargers play for their fourth consecutive Six Man Coaches Association championship against No. 2 Harvard Thursday. With a win, Riverside would finish its four years in six-man football with four state titles while going 43-1. The Chargers are switching to eight-man football next season.
Now the struggles of two years ago are forgotten, and Scherbarth, a 5-foot-8, 145-pound running back, has big expectations entering his senior season. Last year, he rushed for 1,709 yards and 23 touchdowns on the way to all-state honors.
Heartland Lutheran used a dominant performance in the second quarter to get past Central Valley in Tuesday’s Class D-1, Subdistrict 7 semifinals at Grand Island Central Catholic.
The McCool Junction Mustangs opened their 2014-15 wrestling season on Saturday at the Harvard Invite. The Mustangs sent only two wrestlers to the meet that was won by Shelton/Kenesaw with 151 points. Second was Sutton with 134 and third went to South Central with 103.5.
The Cross County Cougars defeated the Harvard Cardinals 72-0 Thursday night. Later they learned they will enter the Class D1 State Football Playoffs as the No. 16 seed on the eastern side of the bracket.
The first quarter yielded seven touchdowns Friday night, with six belonging to the Heartland Huskies in an 82-16 D1-5 District rout on the road at Harvard.
The High Plains offense was clicking on all cylinders Friday night as it hammered the Harvard Cardinals for 37 first-quarter points and ran away and hid in the 79-8 win in prep football action.
The Heartland Huskies earned a three game sweep of the Harvard Cardinals Thursday night in Henderson.