WHITEFISH Mark Anderson scored on a 3-yard run with 1:15 remaining and Carver Gilman kicked the extra point to give Whitefish a thrilling 28-27 Class A nonconference football victory over Butte Central on Friday night at Memorial Field.
Whitefish (1-2) converted on fourth and 10 from the Butte Central 20 to keep the drive alive when Anderson hit Josh Dudley on a post corner for 17 yards to put the ball at the Butte Central 3-yard line. Anderson scored on the next play.
Anderson was 6 of 13 passing for 107 yards. He rushed for 89 yards on 15 attempts.
Butte Central 7 14 0 6 27
Whitefish 7 7 7 7 28
BC Cade Holter 4 run (kick good)
W Mark Anderson 1 run (Carver Gilman kick)
BC Holter 2 run (kick blocked)
BC Luke Jensen 29 pass from Holter (Holter run)
W Ian Calaway 41 pass from Anderson (Gilman kick)
W Jack Schwaiger 9 run (Gilman kick)
BC Holter 3 run (kick failed)
W Anderson 3 run (Gilman kick)
Columbia Falls 48,
COLUMBIA FALLS Columbia Falls bounced back from last weeks season opening loss to Hamilton by dumping Dillon in a Class A nonconference test.
Colton McPhee had touchdown runs of 47, 5, 10 and 3 yards and scored on a 24-yard pass from Drew Morgan.
Morgan also had touchdown passes to Parker Greene and Brad Nieves.
Columbia Falls (1-1) led 28-6 at the half.
Columbia Falls had 548 yards of total offense to 357 for Dillon.
McPhee rushed for 214 yards on 21 carries.
Morgan was 12 of 25 for 194 yards.
Dillon 0 6 6 8 20
Columbia Falls 14 14 6 14 48
CF Parker Greene 11 from Drew Morgan (Auguste Emond kick)
CF Colten McPhee 47 run (kick good)
D Zane Johnson 50 rush (Jace Fitzgerald, kick failed)
CF McPhee 24 pass from Morgan (kick good)
CF Brad Nieves 19 pass from Morgan (kick good)
CF McPhee 5 run (kick failed)
D Cooper Hoffman 27 pass from Justus Peterson (kick failed)
CF McPhee 10 run (kick good)
D Fitzgerald 11 pass from Peterson (Peterson run good 2[t conversion
CF McPhee 3 run (kick good
BIGFORK Randy Stultz returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown and ran for two more as Bigfork whipped Florence-Carlton in Class B play.
Anders Epperly hooked up with Luke Schmit on two scoring plays and ran 2 yards for another TD.
Epperly was 16 of 21 passing for 200 yards.
Luke Taylor and Stultz both had 95 rushing yards for Bigfork.
Schmit finished with 9 receptions for 87 yards.
Florence-Carlton 0 8 0 7 15
Bigfork 23 14 7 0 44
B Randy Stultz 1 run (Jacob Herd kick)
B Luke Schmit 8 pass from Anders Epperly (kick blocked)
B Jimmy Abney tackles Colby Kohlman in the end zone, safety
B Schmit 11 pass from Epperly (Brady Thorness pass from Schmit)
B Gabe Bennett recovers fumble in end zone, safety
B Epperly 2 run (kick blocked)
FC Kohlman 2 run (Kyler Alm pass from Kohlman)
B Stultz 95 kickoff return (kick failed)
B Stultz 5 run (Herd kick)
FC Trevyn Wood 28 pass from Kohlman (Gavin Zaluski kick)
Eureka 51, Thompson Falls 6
THOMPSON FALLS Hank Dunn threw for three touchdowns and 215 yards as Eureka thumped Thompson Falls in Class B play.
Dunn was 12 of 15 passing with no interceptions.
Terell Helgert rushed 7 times for 50 yards and a touchdown. He also had three receptions for 92 yards and a score.
Cory Chaney had five receptions for 58 yards and two touchdowns.
Eureka had 354 yrds in total offense to 182 for Thompson Falls.
Eureka 14 23 14 0 51
Thompson Falls 0 0 0 6 6
E Hank Dunn 6 run (kick failed)
E Terell Helgert 30 pass from Dunn (Chance Muller pass from Dunn)
E Jake Kindel 1 run (Read Guckenburg kick)
E Cory Chaney 9 pass from Dunn (Dunn run)
E Chaney 10 pass from Dunn (kick failed)
E Kindel tackles Trey Fisher in end zone, safety
E Helgert 13 run (Chaney pass from Dunn)
E Austin Callendar 6 pass from Joey Kindel (kick failed)
TF Roman Sparks 28 pass from Trey Fisher (pass failed)