The defending 2A state champions are heading again to the state semifinals after Nemaha Central outlasted Osage Metropolis in a 7-Zero defensive slugfest this previous Friday evening.
Nemaha Central scored the sports solely factors halfway via the primary quarter, with junior quarterback Zac Kramer punching in a landing from 4 yards out. That rating was arrange by the longest offensive play of the sport, a 46-yard scamper by senior working again Gage Palic.
Each defenses, two of the perfect within the state, had been smothering all through the sport, forcing 4 turnovers every. Osage Metropolis racked up simply 167 offensive yards for the sport, whereas Nemaha Central totaled 273 yards from scrimmage.
Kramer went 15-of-25 passing with 188 yards via the air for the Thunder, additionally throwing two interceptions. He had 17 carries for 35 yards speeding as nicely, whereas Palic led Nemaha Central in speeding with 61 yards on 9 carries. Senior vast receiver Tyler Gerety was the Thunders main receiver with six catches for 83 yards.
Osage Metropolis sophomore quarterback Landon Boss went 5-of-23 passing for simply 49 yards and three interceptions within the loss, though he additionally led the Indians in speeding with 17 carries for 71 yards.
Click on beneath to listen to the total spotlight package deal from Fridays Nemaha Central-Osage Metropolis tilt.