Colome Rolls to Victory

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Jackson Kinzer scored four touchdowns as the Colome Cowboys rolled over Burke/South Central 64-14 Friday in Colome.
The game ended at halftime due to the mercy rule.

The defending Class 9B champs improved to 3-0 on the season and have now outscored their opponents 170-20 this season. Currently, Colome is ranked No. 2 in the Class 9B poll.

Kinzer scored on TD runs of 62, 33, 59 yards plus intercepted a pass and ran it in for a touchdown.

Also scoring for Colome were Chase Dufek on a 60 yard run, Layton Thieman on a 7 yard run, Beau Bertram on a 58 yard run, Adam Cole on a 57 yard run.

Two point conversions were good on a pass from Thieman to Kolton Salonen, Wyatt Cahoy, Thieman, pass from Thieman to Kinzr, Thieman.

Burke/South Central scored in the first quarter when Jaden Frank scored on a 15 yard pass from Ben Witt.

In the second quarter, Tyson Mayor scored on a 13 yard pass from Hunter Van Niewenhuyse.

Colome coach Ben Connot said this was the best week of practice and the team was mentally prepared for the game.

“The kids never let up and we are feeling good where we are at right now,” said Connot.

The Cowboys had a total of 449 yards on offense. Leading rusher was Kinzer with 196 yards, Dufek, 83 yards, Adam Cole with 63 yards.

The defense was led by Nash Atteberry with 4 tackles and a sack, Bertram, 4 tackles and Salonen, 3.

Thieman had two interceptions.

The Cowboys have a bye week this coming week and Connot likes where it falls in the season.

The next action for Colome will be Sept. 15 when they play Gayville-Volin in Gayville.

“There is a lot of season left and we want to make sure we build on each week and get better and better,” said Connot.

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