A late rally Friday wasn’t enough as the football team lost at Colby 22-20.
Trailing 22-14 in the fourth quarter, Colter Oldham scored his third touchdown of the game on a 6-yard run, closing the gap to 22-20.
Unfortunately, the two-point conversion failed.
Oldham gave the Broncs the early lead when he scored from two yards, but Colby countered with a 14-yard pass play to tie the game 8-8 after one.
Colby scored on a 1-yard run to take the lead in the second period before Oldham scored on a four-yard run and the teams were tied 14-14 at the half.
The Eagles scored on a 7-yard pass play and ran for the 2-point conversion to take their 22-14 lead in the third.
Lakin ran 65 plays for 259 yards, all on the ground.
The Eagles ran 49 plays for 211 yards (78 passing, 133 rushing).
Lakin was 6-of-13 on third-down conversions, while Colby was 3-of-9.
Lakin was flagged for seven penalties (51 yards), while Colby had three for 10 yards.
Oldham led all rushers with 176 yards on 33 carries, with a long of 15 yards.
Quarterback Maddux Beltran had 13 carries for 50 yards. Ross Rider had seven carries for 27 yards.
Javion Granado led the team with five tackles and two assists. Oldham had four tackles and four assists.
The Broncs are now 5-2 but 2-1 in district play. They will host Larned Friday in the final district game.
Friday is also senior night, honoring the seniors from football, golf, cross country and cheerleading.