Football Roundup: Flathead Celebrates Homecoming Week

The Braves (4-2) football team hosts Butte (1-5) on Friday night

By Dillon Tabish
Flathead beat Missoula Big Sky 52-13 on Sept. 18, 2015. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon

It’s homecoming week for Flathead High School.

The Braves (4-2) football team hosts Butte (1-5) on Friday night. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. inside Legends Stadium. The school will have a parade down Main Street starting at 4 p.m., Friday.

Josh McCracken rushed for 186 yards and three touchdowns in Flathead’s 63-6 win over Missoula Hellgate on Oct. 2. Quarterback Bridger Johnson passed for 191 yards and three TDs.

Glacier held off Missoula Sentinel 42-31 last Friday to win its fourth game in a row and improve to 4-2. Thomas Trefney rushed for 180 yards and four TDs, including a pair in the fourth quarter after Sentinel led 31-28.

The Wolfpack travel to Great Falls to play C.M. Russell (4-2).

Whitefish blanked Polson 49-0 and jumped atop the Northwestern A standings last Friday. Bulldog quarterback Luke May passed for 173 yards, rushed for 104 yards and connected on three touchdowns. Chris Park rushed in a pair of scores to go along with a TD catch. Jed Nagler had two scores and 80 yards receiving.

The Bulldogs (5-1 overall, 1-0 in conference) plays at rival Columbia Falls (2-2, 0-0) on Friday night.

Columbia Falls fell to Dillon last week, 48-20. Wildcat quarterback Dakota Bridwell passed for 205 yards and three TDs.

Bigfork (2-3, 0-1) was idle last week and plays at Western 7B foe Libby (0-4, 0-2).

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