Farson-Eden Claims 1-A 6 Man State Title: [VIDEO]
On Saturday the Farson-Eden Pronghorns matched up against the Meeteetse Longhorns in the class 1-A 6 man state championship game.
Pronghorns prevailed in the effort by defeating the Longhorns. The game consisted of bitterly cold conditions with wind gusts reaching over 30 mph.
The scoring success started early for the Pronghorns. Farson-Eden's offense scored twice in the 1st quarter and put up stops against the Meeteetse offense. The score at the end of one was 14-0 in favor of the Pronghorns.
Early in the 2nd Meeteetse was able to briefly get its passing offense involved in the game by scoring a long touchdown, but ultimately stalled for the rest of the game.
The Pronghorns were not shy about scoring points in the first half. The Pronghorns scored two more times in the 2nd quarter bring the halftime score to 26-8 heavily favoring Farson-Eden.
Right after halftime was concluded it was all Farson-Eden in the 3rd quarter. The Pronghorn were able to capitalize on early turnovers and quick offense bringing the score to 42-8 after three.
The game seemed like it was all but coming to an end until Meeteetse was finally able to start putting points on the board late in the fourth quarter, but it simply was not enough to catch up to the Pronghorns.
This is Farson-Eden's 2nd state championship ever. This is the team's 2nd in three years. Their first coming in 2018.
Coach Trip Applequist now has two state titles under his belt with the Farson-Eden Pronghorns.
"I'm so proud of these kids. These guys worked hard all season especially during this pandemic season" Applequist said.
Parker Clawson of Farson-Eden claimed player of the game. Clawson scored a total of four touchdowns and 68 total yards of offense.
Tristan Lamoire of Farson-Eden accumulated 202 rushing yards, 62 passing yards and accounted for three touchdowns.
Dace Bennett was the force for the Longhorns. Bennett was able to rack up 139 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns, 35 passing yards, and a passing touchdown, and 25 receiving yards.