Soroco football wins opener against Gilpin County
August 31, 2013
Steamboat Springs — It's a good sign when the punter trots out once.
It's even a better sign when most of the roster scores a touchdown or a 2-point conversion.
And for the Soroco High School football team, Saturday's 60-6 drubbing of Gilpin County signified a building block in the right direction.
"I was pretty pleased how we performed," Soroco coach David Bruner said.
That's an understatement.
The Rams went up 44-0 at half and were able to play their second and third teams throughout the second half.
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"And it wasn't just one guy," Bruner said.
Defensively, Soroco was tough, limiting Gilpin County’s opportunities.
Soroco opens at home Friday. The team plays at 7 p.m. against Justice. For Bruner and the Rams, though, it's all building toward the league opener.
And what better way to ring in the football season with a little cross-county rivalry?
It’s Hayden versus Soroco on Sept. 20 in Oak Creek.
"It was good to get out there," Bruner said. "The boys were ready to hit someone else in a different color. These non-league games are getting ready for those league games, starting with Hayden."
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