Spartans roll in district opener
By JOEY SPRINKLE SportsEditor@CTNewsOnline.com
SaROSALIA — Clayton Henderson threw four touchdown passes, three to Devin Catlin, leading the Cedar Vale/Dexter football team to a 56-6 blowout of host Flinthills in South Central Border League action, and the 8-man I District 1 opener for both teams.
The Spartans (3-1, 2-1 SCBL, 1-0 Dist. 1) 291 yards of total offense.
Henderson was a solid 12-of-18 passing for 165 yards and scored another touchdown on eight carries for 29 yards.
Catlin hauled in seven passes for 125 yards and three scores, and also scored on the ground, finishing with 45 yards on six totes. Arik Artherton caught three passes for 37 yards and a touchdown.
Cole Criss was the leading ball-carrier for Cedar Vale/Dexter, amassing 119 yards and two TDs on 17 carries.
The Mustangs (0-4, 0-4, 0-1) managed just 151 total yards of offense.
Artherton registered 11 tackles (5 solo), while Si Lillman had nine tackles (5 solo), three for loss. Colton Potter chipped in seven tackles (2 solo) and Catlin had six stops (5 solo).
Statistics for Flinthills were not available.
Cedar Vale/Dexter 56, Flinthills 6
CVale/Dexter14 20 16 6—56
Flinthills6 0 0 0—6
CVD — Devin Catlin 30 pass from Clayton Henderson (Henderson run).
FH — 55 pass (conversion failed).
CVD — Henderson 2 run (conversion failed).
CVD — Catlin 11 run (Arik Artherton pas from Henderson).
CVD — Catlin 35 pass from Henderson (conversion failed).
CVD — Catlin 28 pass from Henderson (conversion failed).
CVD — Artherton 5 pass from Henderson (Catlin run).
CVD — Cole Criss 5 run (Artherton pass from Henderson).
CVD — Criss 18 run (no conversion).
RUSHING — CVD, Cole Criss 17-119, Devin Catlin 6-45, Clayton Henderson 8-29, Brogan Myers 3-22, Elijah Helpingstine 2-13, team 1-(minus 9). Flinthills, (not available).
PASSING — CVD, Clayton Henderson 12-18-0 165. Flinthills, (not available).
RECEIVING — CVD, Devin Catlin 7-125, Arik Artherton 3-37, Cole Criss 2-3. Flinthills, (not available).
**News article courtesy of the Courier Traveler w/information provided by DHS.