Varsity Football

Kati Blaylock

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Running onto the field, senior Henry Claassen comes out of the locker room.

On Friday, October 25, the Railers competed against the Salina South Cougars at Fisher Field. That evening, senior football players and seniors in other sports were recognized before the start of the game.

“[Getting introduced at senior night] was cool, but I’m going to miss my teammates and that bond I have with everyone,” senior Henry Claassen said. 

After two quarters, the score was  3-20 to start the second half, in which the Railers were trailing.

“Salina didn’t run anything we weren’t expecting, we just had a hard time stopping them. We didn’t play as a team in the first half,” junior Nicholas Antonowich said.

During the course of the game, junior Peyton Maxwell scored three touchdowns for the Railers, which ended being all of the touchdowns scored that game.

“It’s always fun to score, but I wish we could have scored more during the first half and put more points up,” Maxwell said.

To put an end of the game, the Cougars won with a score of 24-47. Due to the result of the game, the Railers will travel to play Emporia on November 1 in the first round of the playoffs. 

“As a team, we just need to get as healthy as we can. We’ve had a lot of injured players coming into senior night, but we’re going to get better and play the best that we can,” Claassen said.