MARION Jake Childers rolled through Hardin Northerns defense for 243 yards and four touchdowns on 16 carries in leading Marion Elgin over the Polar Bears 66-18 in Northwest Central Conference action Friday night.
Danyal Minton added 157 yards and three TDs on 14 carries as Elgin (5-2, 2-2 NWCC) bulldozed its way to 420 total yards of offense, all on the ground. All seven of Childers and Minton scores came in a 58-point Elgin first half.
Nick Adams paced the Polar Bears (1-6, 0-4) with 77 yards on 13 carries including a 51-yard second-quarter TD run. Owen Wetherill connected with Logan Lease for two TDs, 22 yards in the first quarter and 24 yards in the second.
Hardin Northern 6 12 0 0 18
Marion Elgin 30 28 0 8 66
ELG Minton 5 run (Childers run)
ELG Childers 10 run (pass failed)
HN Lease 22 pass from Wetherill (rush failed)
ELG Childers 5 run (Childers run)
ELG Hickman 20 interception return (Stefanka pass from Backensto)
HN Lease 24 pass from Wetherill (rush failed)
ELG Minton 2 run (Childers pass from Backensto)
ELG Minton 1 run (Minton run)
HN Adams 51 run (pass failed)
ELG Childers 38 run (rush failed)
ELG Childers 25 run (pass failed)
ELG Connors 2 run (Connors run)