Bossier falls to Booker T. Washington

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Russell Hedges

rhedges@bossierpress.com

 

It’s been a tough season for the Bossier Bearkats and things didn’t get any better Friday night.

The Bearkats fell to the Booker T. Washington Lions 22-11 in a District 1-3A game at Leonard Barnes Stadium.

It was the first win of the season for BTW (1-6, 1-1). Bossier dropped to 1-6 overall and 0-2 in district.

The Bearkats led 11-8 at the half but couldn’t make it stand up.

Avery Jones scored on a 1-yard run and Brandon Harris scored the two-point conversion.

BTW tied it at 8 with 4:36 left in the second quarter. Bossier regained the lead on a 25-yard Alex Galvan field goal with 8 seconds left in the first half.

The Lions took the lead for good on a 20-yard touchdown run and a two-point conversion with 2:36 left in the third quarter. They extended the lead with another touchdown run early in the fourth quarter.

BTW gained 303 total yards to 200 for Bossier.

The Bearkats had 189 on the ground. Chris Williams led Bossier with 84 yards on 14 carries. Chris Hall had 75 on 17.

Bossier fumbled the ball nine times and lost four. The Bearkats also had nine penalties for 100 yards.

BTW was also plagued by penalties with 17 for 155.

Bossier’s Sammy Devors had two interceptions. Linebacker Isaiah McKinsey had eight tackles, including two sacks and four others for losses.