Northwest’s offense fired on all cylinders in its final tune-up before district play. The first-team offense scored touchdowns on all six of its possession in a 49-12 win over Holdrege Friday.

Northwest saw an improbable comeback dream come true, as the Vikings overcame a two score deficit with less than five minutes to go to post a 36-35 victory against Holdrege.

Another huge performance by senior running back Max Mason and a pivotal interception return for a touchdown by freshman Jasiya Deollos late in the fourth quarter helped the Scottsbluff High School football team remain unbeaten on the young season with a 42-28 win over Holdrege on Friday night in Holdrege.

Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with previews of new teams each day. Working their way up from the smallest class, the ratings are based on last season’s final Top 10. This week, Class C-1 is featured, with Nos. 5 through 10 today.

Northwest’s boys soccer team moved on in Central Conference Tournament play Tuesday at Northwest with its second straight 3-2 victory over Holdrege.

Facing Holdrege for the third time this season, Northwest knew it had to weather the Dusters’ offensive runs if it was to be successful. The Vikings did just that, surviving a few offensive droughts and a poor shooting night to defeat the Dusters 38-29 in the Class B, District 5tournament Tuesday at Grand Island Senior High.

The Dukes’ ‘D’ created turnover after turnover on Saturday afternoon as they rolled to win number seven by the final score of 69-24 over the Holdrege Dusters in girls Central Conference action.

Boys Town took control in the second half, knocking off Holdrege 34-20 in the Class C-1 quarterfinal. The second-ranked Cowboys (11-0) featured one of the state’s best offenses, led by receiver Rodney Rosier and running back Bill Adusei. Rosier came into the game averaging 110.8 yards of total offense, but the Dusters limited him to 12 total yards in the opening half.

Cooper Rogers’ hopes for a breakout junior season never got out of the starting blocks. The Class B gold medal winner in the 200 meters as a sophomore was expected to be Holdrege’s featured back last season. But during the team’s preseason soap scrimmage, Rogers tore his anterior cruciate ligament.

The Kearney Catholic girls soccer team squashed all of Holdrege’s momentum on Tuesday. And it only took eight minutes. Coming off a B-8 District quarterfinal victory on Monday, the Dusters didn’t get any time to settle in against top-seed Kearney Catholic in Tuesday’s semifinal match at Baldwin Park.

When it comes to the sport of soccer, Nate Rock has witnessed just about everything during his coaching and playing career at Scottsbluff. But what transpired in his Bearcat boys’ Class B, District 8 Tournament semifinal match against Holdrege on Monday in Lexington was a first.

With one emphatic, buzzer-beating jam, Jackson Berney made his presence heard loud and clear. The Holdrege sophomore threw down his first varsity dunk as the final seconds ticked in a 54-42 victory against Lexington on Thursday night. It was a far cry from his third-quarter attempt, one in which he wasn’t able to get his full hand above the rim.

Somewhere between games two and three the York Duke volleyball team entered a phone booth and emerged as a totally different volleyball team.