The Arapahoe High School Warriors began their season with a road game against the Elwood Pirates on Friday, August 24. The Pirates moved back into eight-man after a couple of seasons playing six-man.
The Arapahoe Warriors were the first and only team to strike in the first quarter of the game. Gentry Anderson ran the ball in from two yards out to give Arapahoe the 6-0 lead at the 2:26 mark. Carson Schroeder was the next to find pay dirt. He had a one-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter. Midway through the second quarter, Anderson found his first passing touchdown of the season. He connected with Schroeder for a 79-yard bomb to give Arapahoe a commanding 22-0 lead.
The second half scoring was started with a defensive score for the Warriors. They sacked Zacob Evans for a safety early in the third quarter. Arapahoe found the end zone with two minutes left in the third quarter. Gentry Anderson ran the ball in from six yards out to give Arapahoe a 38-6 lead going into the fourth quarter. Colton Hearn had a big play to start the fourth quarter. A little over a minute into the quarter, Hearn broke a 29-yard run to the house. Anderson connected with Yordi Gutierrez midway through the quarter to round out the scoring. The second touchdown connection between the two was for 37 yards. Arapahoe cruised to a 50-6 win over the Pirates.
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