Steelville, Mo. Nick Bennett had 17 carries for 201 yards and four touchdowns and threw for three more as Veritas Christian School opened its football season with a 58-34 victory over Steelville (Mo.) on Friday.
“It was a good win for us,” Veritas coach Doug Bennett said. “After coming off last year, when we had a great season, we have a lot of guys in new positions, and we were looking for some new guys to step up. We beat a good team. We had to earn every yard we got tonight.”
Preston Randall had 21 carries for 144 yards for another score.
Veritas (1-0) will play host to Canton-Galva on Friday.
Veritas 58, Steelville 34
Veritas 24 14 6 14 — 58
Steelville 6 8 6 14 — 34
S — Dan Coddy 44 run (run fail)
V — Pres. Randall 8 run (Nick Bennett run)
V — Bennett 1 run (Randall run)
V — Andrew Harvey 9 pass from Bennett (Bennett run)
V — Bennett 15 run (pass fail)
V — Harvey 8 pass from Bennett (Bennett run)
S — Caleb Bowen 56 run (Bowen run)
S —Dakota Chapman 7 run (run fail)
V — Harvey 25 pass from Bennett (pass fail)
V —Bennett 12 run (Caleb Holland run)
S —Bowen 53 run (run fail)
V — Bennett 57 run (run fail)
S — Coddy 4 run (Coddy run)