After winning just one game in the last two seasons, the Bossier Bearkats are off to a 2-0 start in 2015.
The Bearkats defeated General Trass 35-14 Friday night at Bossier’s Memorial Stadium.
Quintin Smith scored two touchdowns on runs of 4 and 1 yards. Joseph Bush scored on a 1-yard run. Aareon Smallwood went in from 6 yards out.
Keimun Daniels had a big 82-yard kickoff return for a touchdown after the Panthers cut the lead to two late in the third quarter.
Smallwood had his second straight 100-yard game, rushing for 109 on 16 attempts. Smith added 81 yards on 12 carries. Bush and QB Daniels combined for 66.
The Bearkats trailed 8-6 in the second quarter, but an 18-yard Rene Alvarado field goal gave Bossier a 9-8 halftime lead.
Smith’s 6-yard score capped a nine-play, 57-yard drive and gave Bossier a 16-8 lead with 4:45 left in the third.
After Daniel’s return, Derrick Foster forced a fumble recovered by the Bearkats at the Panthers 43. Six plays later Smallwood scored to make it 29-14 with 8:42 left in the game.
Jones recovered another fumble at the General Trass 1, and Smith took it in for his second score of the night.
Bossier visits Logansport next week. The Class 1A Tigers (1-1) defeated Lakeview 53-18 Friday night.
— Russell Hedges, firstname.lastname@example.org