Auburn Runs Through District Rival on Homecoming Night

AUBURN, Neb. – The Auburn football team compiled 523 yards of total offense, while holding Falls City to just 185 yards, and the Bulldogs defeated their C1-2 district rivals, 52-7, at Auburn High School Friday night.

Junior running back Baily Darnell led the Auburn rushing attack, which finished with 490 yards. He scored the team’s first three touchdowns of the game and finished with 196 yards on nine carries. It was Darnell’s fourth game of the year over 100 yards rushing.

Senior fullback Cade Heywood also finished over 100 yards rushing. He ran for a season-best 134 yards on 15 carries and a touchdown.

Junior quarterback Drew Dixon added 86 yards rushing and two touchdowns. The Bulldogs only had to throw the ball twice and Dixon connected on both for 33 yards.

Freshman Brody Darnell was perfect on PATs. He also connected on a 40-yard field goal into the wind and added a 25-yard touchdown run to cap the scoring for Auburn.

Falls City senior Rudy Vrtiska scored the Tigers lone touchdown on an 85-yard kickoff return.

Auburn improves to 4-1 on the season and travels to Conestoga (0-5) next week. Falls City falls under .500 at 2-3 and will have the week off next Friday.

Homecoming Royalty

King: Damien Johnson

Queen: Bailey Arban

Scoring Summary: Plys Yds TOP Score
08:46  AHS  Baily DARNELL Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 08:46 75 yds PAT Kick by Brody DARNELL GOOD. 1 75 00:12  0 – 7
11:15  AHS  Baily DARNELL Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:15 40 yds PAT Kick by Brody DARNELL GOOD. 4 62 01:27  0 – 14
02:11  AHS  Baily DARNELL Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:11 45 yds PAT Kick by Brody DARNELL GOOD. 4 57 01:48  0 – 21
01:59  FCHS  Kickoff by Colton CHAPIN from AHS 40 for 45 yards returned by Rudy Vrtiska TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:59 85 yds PAT Kick by Lukas Aldana GOOD. 0 0 0:00  7 – 21
10:47  AHS  Drew DIXON Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 10:47 8 yds PAT Kick by Brody DARNELL GOOD. 3 46 01:13  7 – 28
08:26  AHS  Cade HEYWOOD Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 08:26 15 yds PAT Kick by Brody DARNELL GOOD. 5 53 01:59  7 – 35
05:34  AHS  Drew DIXON Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:34 21 yds PAT Kick by Brody DARNELL GOOD. 2 37 00:20  7 – 42
06:08  AHS  Brody DARNELL 40 yard Field Goal attempt GOOD, clock 06:08 5 31 03:48  7 – 45
01:07  AHS  Brody DARNELL Carries(Hand Off) TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:07 26 yds PAT Kick by Brody DARNELL GOOD. 5 40 01:59  7 – 52

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