Lisbon, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Lisbon Broncos opened the 2020 North Dakota class A state football playoffs with a 38 to 24 win against Harvey/Wells County Saturday afternoon. It was another big rushing day for the Broncos two headed backfield.  #2 Jordan Sours ran for 205 yards and 3 td’s.  #12 Hunter Schultz ran for 159 yards and 2 td’s.

After the game, Broncos coach Joe Gerding had this to say:  “A playoff win is a playoff win.  You could see some rust after a three week layoff.  I told the guys after the game that it felt like a roller-coaster game.” Gerding added that “we are looking forward to getting back to our normal week of prep.”  The Broncos team had been in isolation until this past Thursday because of Covid-19.

It took the Broncos 16 seconds to score their first points of the game on a 62 run by #12 Hunter Schultz.  The 2 pt. was run in by#2 Jordan Sours, giving the Broncos an 8 to 0 lead with 11:44 remaining in the 1st.

Here is the rest of the scoring:

Broncos score on an 85 yard run by#2 Jordan Sours, 9:43 remaining in 2nd, 2 pt. attempt failed, 14 – 0

Hornets score on 26 yard pass to #3 Madden Thorson, 5:22 remaining in 2nd, 2 pt. attempt good, 14 – 8

Broncos score on a 25 yard run by #12 Schultz (2), 2:10 remaining in 2nd, 2 pt. attempt good, 22 – 8

Broncos score on a 2 yard run by #2 Sours (2), 5:19 remaining in 3rd, 2 pt. attempt good, 30 – 8

Hornets score on 14 yard pass to #11 Alex Erickson, 9:54 remaining in 4th, 2 pt. attempt good, 30 – 16

Broncos score on a 5 yard run by #2 Sours (3), 6:48 remaining in 4th, 2 pt. attempt good, 38 – 16

Hornets score on 15 yard pass to #82 Keaton Keller, 9:54 remaining in 4th, 2 pt. attempt good, 38 to 24

Next up:  Lisbon vs. Grafton on 11-31 @ Lisbon, time is TBA.