Pierce caps excellent season by capturing first state soccer title in 12 years


PIERCE, Nebraska (KTIV) — Pierce completed an ideal 12-0 season with a 28-19 win over Adams Central within the Class C1 championship sport on Friday night time.

Pierce scored on their first possession on a 48-yard run from senior working again Tyler Race. After an 80-yard TD move from the Patriots on their first offensive play, the Bluejays added a landing and led 14-7 at halftime.

Pierce elevated their lead within the third quarter on two landing passes from sophomore quarterback Abram Scholting. The primary one went to Garret Meier from 33 yards away. The second went to Ben Brahmer for a 39-yard rating as Pierce went forward 28-10.

It marked the primary time in 25 years that the Nebraska state soccer finals weren’t held in Lincoln.

“It feels superb,” mentioned Pierce sophomore quarterback Abram Scholting. “We needed to point out that we may nonetheless play, although we misplaced a ton of seniors. They had been actually nice soccer gamers however we needed to return out right here and simply show everybody mistaken and end it off proper.”

“We’ll play wherever, anytime,” mentioned senior working again Tyler Race. “It is simply nice to win in entrance of an enormous crowd and nothing’s higher than profitable in entrance of your property followers and household.”

It is the primary state title for Pierce since 2008 and their fourth total. The Bluejays have been the runners-up six occasions, together with final season.

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