Bacha runs BGHS past Rebels
Senior running back Drew Bacha rushed for 156 yards in 19 carries and scored three touchdowns to help lead the fourth-ranked Bishop Garrigan Golden Bears football to a 32-6 district opening victory over the Sioux Central Rebels in a contest played at Conway Field on Friday, Sept. 8.
Bacha scored on a runs of one, 12 and 49 yards as the home team scored two touchdowns in the game’s final 12 minutes to break open a 20-6 contest between the two schools.
Bishop Garrigan got a turnover on the third play of the game as Preston Kohlhaas picked off a Rebel pass as the black-and-gold took over at the Sioux Central 32-yard line.
Seven plays later, Bacha plunged one yard for a score and also rushed in the conversion try as the Golden Bears took an 8-0 lead with 8:53 still remaining in the first quarter.
For more on this story, please see the Sept. 14 issue of Kossuth County Advance.