N-P football keeps streaks alive with 20-6 win at BCLUW Homecoming

Members of the Nashua-Plainfield football team joined in with school mates in supporting the volleyball team Tuesday night

HUSKIES LIFT SEASON RECORD TO 4-1

Nashua-Plainfield’s offense was really good at keep-away Friday night in Conrad.

The Huskies rushed 58 times for 364 yards — both season highs — keeping the ball out of the hands of the BCLUW offense. And when the Comets had the ball, N-P took it right back, twice with interceptions.

The 20-6 victory at BCLUW’s Homecoming lifted N-P to 4-1, keeping a couple of winning streaks alive. The Huskies have won three straight games and have beaten BCLUW three consecutive times. The Huskies won 38-6 in 2021 and 7-0 in 2008, according to Varsity Bound records.

BCLUW fell to 3-2.

Sophomore Aiden Grelner led the Huskies with 195 yards on 23 carries and two touchdowns. Junior Titus Evans rushed for 130 yards on 27 carries. He scored a 2-point conversion. Senior quarterback Bo Harrington added 40 yards on seven runs. Junior Tucker Fanzen rushed once and lost a yard, but he had 17 yards on a kickoff return.

Harrington also completed 5-of-9 passes for 89 yards. Senior Joel Winters caught four for 71 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown. Junior Trae Geise made one reception for 15 yards.

BCLUW struck first, and at the end of the opening quarter, BCLUW led 6-0.

N-P tied the game in the second quarter and the blew the game open with 14 points in the fourth.

Defensively, junior Tate White and sophomore Jackson Carey led N-P with 9.5 and 9 tackles, respectively.

Geise and Harrington each had an interception.

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UP NEXT: N-P will host Grundy Center (4-0) on Friday. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.