Rattlers keep rolling, win big in Coal Hill

With the Bearcats backed up to their 3-yard line in a 14-7 game after a 45-yard Braden Ross punt, Cam Brasher quieted the Charleston crowd with a 97-yard touchdown run.

Brasher carried 18 times on the night for 223 yards with the touchdown that gave the Bearcats (6-2, 5-0 Conference 3A-1) a two touchdown lead in the 21-7 win.

Quarterback Evan Schlinke, whose first win as a starting quarterback came against a Ricky May coached team in Waldron, who hHis 21st Friday night against May and Charleston (3-5, 3-2).

Schlinker ran for 70 yards and two touchdowns against the Tigers and he threw for another 58 yards. Schlinker ran 39 yards for a touchdown to cap the game’s first possession and he went 17 yards for a second score to make it 14-7 on the Bearcats’ initial second half possession.

The Bearcats amassed 464 yards of offense but got in their own way with 11 penalties for 76 yards and three turnovers.

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Tatum Scott ran for a touchdown, returned an interception for another touchdown, and threw for a pair of two-point conversions as the Rattlers (6-1, 4-0 Conference 2A-4) opened a 38-0 lead early in the second half and coasted.

Kaedon Trejo also ran for a pair of touchdowns and Xeng Yang ran for a score as well in Coal Hill.

The Rebels drop to 1-8 and 0-4.