The Cedaredge Bruin football team seems to have found the ingredients for success as they traveled to Del Norte last Friday (Sept. 14) and handed the Tigers a 38-0 drubbing.
Dante Markley was on in the passing department as he threw nine times with four completions and three touchdowns.
Bruins' receivers accounted for 95 of Cedaredge's 234 total yards.
Cedaredge took control of the game in the opening quarter with 20 unanswered points. On the game's first play, Dante Markley hit Reid Gates with a 60-yard catch and run play to put the Bruins up 6-0 with nearly 11 minutes left to play in the period. Alejandro Alejandre booted the extra point to make it 7-0.
Kyle Ward hauled in the next touchdown pass from Markley that covered 30 yards. The PAT failed and Cedaredge led 13-0.
A third pass before the first quarter ended made it 20-0 after Alejandre's PAT kick.
In the second quarter, Carter Wasser scored the first of his three touchdowns on a three-yard run. The missed PAT left Cedaredge ahead 26-0 at the half.
Cedaredge posted two more scores in the third quarter to close out the game's scoring stats. Carter Wasser's second score of the game came from two yards out near the three minute mark of the third quarter. The PAT was no good and the Bruins led 32-0.
Markley completed his fourth pass of the game to Carter Wasser for the game's final score. Wasser hauled in the 10-yard scoring strike with little time left on the clock in the third stanza. A missed PAT left the game's final score at 38-0.
Carter Wasser had 59 yards rushing on eight carries while Gates finished with 55 yards on eight carries.
Defensively, Carter Wasser had five solo tackles and five assists to lead the Bruins' in that department. Markley, Beau Hebert, and Gates finished with four tackles each. Dustin Stracener had three solo tackles and three assists.
Markley had a pair of interceptions for 72 yards and Cade Wasser one pilfer for no yards.
Cedaredge currently leads the 1A WSL with a 3-1 record. Hotchkiss is second at 2-1 with Roaring Fork next at 1-2, Meeker at 0-2, Lake County 0-3, and Paonia 0-3.
Up next for Cedaredge is a bye week. But the week after that is a big showdown with the Hotchkiss Bulldogs in Hotchkiss.