Lead by four Boone Central/Newman Grove all-star football players, the White Team dominated the Red Team on Saturday for a 35-point win in the Northeast Nebraska All-Star Classic.
The White Team won the fourth annual game 49-14 on a boiling Veterans Memorial Field, which saw on-field temperatures feel like 105 degrees.
Playing for the Cardinals were David Hansen, Joe O’Brien, Keaton Henry and Kyle Kramer.
Kramer put the White team on the scoreboard first thanks to a 75-yard strike from Norfolk quarterback Gunner Fuelberth. He added a couple more catches for an 84-yard performance on the day.
Defensively, the White Team held the red offense scoreless in the second half as they evened the series at 2-2.
Six awards were given out to players before and after the game. Niobrara/Verdigre’s Cade Kalkowski and Battle Creek’s Drew Lanman earned “Best Teammate Awards.” Top offensive players awards were given to Gunner Fuelberth of Norfolk (White) and Taggert Bailey of Pierce (Red). Defensively, Clearwater-Orchard’s Andy Kerkman (White) Creighton’s Lane Walton (Red) earned top honors.