Bearcats fall to Callisburg 28-0 in Friday night season opener

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In its season opener Friday night, Henrietta struggled to get its feet on the ground, falling to Callisburg 28-0.

Callisburg took advantage of the off-balance Bearcats early on, scoring two touchdowns in the first quarter on runs of eight and 17 yards, and a 14-point lead. The Wildcats scored again in the second on a 12-yard run, and in the third quarter on a two-yard run.

Callisburg tallied 321 yards rushing on 45 carries, and completed three of four pass attempts for 56 yards.

The Bearcats, led by Dalton Day and C.D. Crumpton, finished with 69 yards rushing on 31 carries and five completed passes on 13 attempts for 69 yards. Day carried the ball eight times for 25 yards, while quarterback Conner Fletcher connected with Crumpton four times for 66 yards.

The Bearcats were forced to punt eight times, averaging 20 yards.

Henrietta plays its first two games of the season on the road. Friday, Sept. 7, the Bearcats travel to Paradise, before returning home to host Bowie on Sept. 14.

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