The 5th and 6Th grade Greensburg Recreation football team ending their two game win streak in week four with a 22-14 loss against Medicine Lodge at home.
The 5/6’ers took a hard 8-14 loss in week one against Minneola, but bounced back with a pair of wins in week two and three against Bucklin (36-6) and Kinsley (46-0) respectively.
Despite a couple of defensive breakdowns in early quarters that allowed two TD’s from the Medicine Lodge Braves, the 5/6’ers scoredin the fourth quarter with a 2-yard Talon Estes touchdown pass to Cale Thompson. The Braves followed with a 40-yard run for TD and an extra point. A pass interception and 40-yard run by the Braves put the game out or reach for the 5/6’ers despite a late game TD from Cooper Zenger and an extra point by Gage McDonald.
Zenger averaged nearly 18 yards per carry with McDonald rushing for 65 yards on 15 attempts. Estes threw for 21 yards on 4 attempts with a single TD in the loss.