BLOOMFIELD, Neb. — Cody Bruegman had a hand in two second quarter touchdowns and the Bloomfield defense did the rest in a 26-0 victory over Mead in the opening round of the Nebraska Class D2 football playoffs on Thursday in Bloomfield, Nebraska.
Bruegman rushed for 71 yards and a score, passed for a touchdown for Bloomfield. Logan Doerr rushed for 80 yards and a score. Layne Warrior added a touchdown catch in the victory.
Doerr had a hand in 10 stops and recovered a fumble for Bloomfield. Tyson Sauser and Gabe Lauck each had a hand in nine stops. Colton Schaefer and Mason Mackeprang each recovered a fumble in the victory.
Bloomfield advances to the second round on Oct. 30. Pairings will be announced once first-round games are completed.
MEAD (4-5) 0 0 0 0 — 0
BLOOMFIELD (5-3) 0 14 6 6 — 26
D2: Wynot 46, Winside 20
WYNOT, Neb. — Anthony Haberman rushed for 219 yards and four touchdowns, and also passed for 81 yards and a score, to help Wynot rout Winside 46-20 in Thursday’s first round of the Nebraska Class D2 football playoffs in Wynot.
Owen Sudbeck ran for 135 yards and a touchdown for Wynot, while Trystan Heimes caught four passes for 56 yards and a touchdown. Haberman also led the defense with 11 tackles, while Peyton Wieseler and Garrett Lange both recorded two sacks.
For Winside, Gabe Escalante passed for 84 yards and a touchdown, while Art Escalante threw for 68 yards and a touchdown and also had a receiving touchdown. Dominic Reed caught a touchdown pass.
Wynot will host Pleasanton in the second round on Oct. 30.
D1: LCC 76, Thayer Central 36
HEBRON, Neb. — Evan Haisch carried the ball 48 times for 306 yards and six touchdowns as Laurel-Concord-Coleridge cruised past Thayer Central 76-36 in the opening round Thursday of the Nebraska Class D1 football playoffs in Hebron.
Haisch also caught a touchdown pass, while quarterback Evan Schmitt passed for 92 yards and a touchdown, and also ran for a score. Lucas Rasmussen tacked on a rushing touchdown.
For Thayer Central, Logan Wiedel passed for 172 yards and two touchdowns.
LCC will now host No. 1 seed Tri County in the second round on Oct. 30.
D2: Allen 46, Johnson-Brock 20
ALLEN, Neb. — Anthony Isom rushed for 145 yards and a touchdown, and Kobe Kumm and Joe Grone both combined for two scores as Allen ran past Johnson-Brock 46-20 in Thursday’s first round of the Nebraska Class D2 football playoffs in Allen.
Kumm ran for 106 yards and a touchdown, and also threw a touchdown pass to Reed Hingst. Grone rushed for two scores.
Isom also returned an interception for a touchdown.
Allen advances to the second round and will host Kenesaw on Oct. 30.