The Hamburg Lions are now 5 and 1 for the season after Friday’s win on the road against Star City on Friday night.
Junior running back Derrick Webb scored three of the Lions’ four touchdowns and rushed for 106 total yards.
Johnathan Kelley passed for 150 yards total and rushed for 86 yards.
The Lions shut the Bulldogs down on their first drive and took over on the Lion 41 yard line. Kelley completed a pass to Nicholas Bridges for an 18 yard gain and a 15 yard pass to Caleb Bridges to set Webb up to run the touchdown in. Michael Mondragon kicked in the extra point and the score was 7-0 with seven minutes to play in the first quarter.
Hamburg kicked off to the Bulldogs, but five plays later the Lion defense forced them to punt.
The Lions scored again in the middle of the second quarter. Webb rushed the ball into the end zone, but Mondragon’s extra point attempt was no good. The score was 13-0 at the half.
In the second half, Hamburg scored on their first drive, but the Bulldogs answered with a touchdown of their own, making the score 20-6.
In the fourth quarter, the Lions did not score on their first drive. They turned the ball over to the Bulldogs on the Bulldog 31 yard line.
The Bulldogs moved the ball down to the Lion 23, but Gage Price forced a fumble turning the ball back over to the Lions.
Two plays later, the Lions were back in the end zone. Webb scored a 59 yard touchdown and Mondragon’s kick was good.
The final score was 27-6, and the Lion victory went in the books.
Herman Brown led the Lion defense with seven solo tackles and Peyton Kelley was right behind him with 5 tackles for the night.
The Lions will travel on Friday for away game against Central.