Cambridge drops Dogs in offensive tussle

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
AlWood/ROWVA sophomore quarterback Kenny Fogerty looks for a receiver downfield during a pass play in Friday night’s game at Cambridge. Blocking for the Bulldogs is Devin Pulley. The host Vikings won the game, 49-28.

AlWood-ROWVA came out on the wrong end of a shootout against the Cambridge Vikings, 49-28, on Friday.

After a 1-yard touchdown run by A&R quarterback Kenny Fogerty tied the game at 28-28, Cambridge scored the final three touchdowns of the game.

The teams combined for 762 yards of offense, including 345 yards passing.

After a scoreless first quarter, the teams exchanged six touchdowns in the second period for a 21-21 halftime score.

The Bulldogs found the end zone on a 19-yard TD pass from Fogerty to Kyle Leathers, a 75-yard kickoff return by Matt Carlson and a 39-yard run by Luke Brandt.

Brandt had 22 carries for 128 yards, and Fogerty completed 14 of 30 passes for 167 yards and a TD. Carlson hauled in six passes for 60 yards.

Patrick Morey ran for a game-high 164 yards on 21 carries and had a pair of touchdowns (6 and 43 yards) in the fourth quarter to ice the game. Ryan Prevost gave Cambridge the lead in the third quarter with an 83-yard TD run.

Cambridge held the advantage in total yardage, 401-361.

It was the fourth straight win for the Vikings, who closed out the season 4-5 overall, 3-3 in the West Prairie Northeast Division.

The Bulldogs finished 3-6 overall, 1-5 in the WPT Northwest.