COLFAX — Colfax-Mingo's football team ended its season with a rare October out-of-district game at home, a 62-20 loss to South Hardin.
C-M finished the year with seven consecutive losses, four of them at home and all of them by more than 30 points. The Tigerhawks found some success on the ground on Friday. Sophomores Jake Buehrer, Jake Lietz and Blake Summy combined for nearly 200 yards. Buehrer's 93 yards rushing on 13 carries led the team, followed by Lietz with 74 yards and a touchdown on 15 rushes. Summy also had an 88-yard kickoff return for a score.
Juan Gonzales had his best statistical game this season at the receiver position, catching two passes for 67 yards and a 60-yard touchdown from Lietz. Buehrer caught two passes for 23 yards. Summy had three catches for 22 yarsds. Colin Lourens had one catch for 14 yards.
Lietz made 20 tackles on the night for the Tigerhawks, bringing his season total to 126. Those 126 tackles rank Lietz fifth overall in Class 1A. Alan Wheeler had 10 stops. Buehrer and Gonzales each made nine tackles. James Stocker and Marcus Tomlonovic each made four stops. Kyle Breen, Clayton Brown and Keagan Smith recorded three stops each.
Breen, Gabe Simpson, Brady DeJoode and Tomlonovic each recovered fumbles for the Tigerhawks.
Despite his injury woes, sophomore quarterback Jared Myers led the team in passing. He connected on 53 percent of his throws, accounting for nearly 1,200 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Jake for 271 yards and a touchdown. Summy's 501 yards and three touchdowns led all receivers. He also had two touchdowns on kickoff returns. Sam Smith caught 15 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns. Smith's 43 tackles were fourth on the team, and he intercepted two passes, returning one for a score.
Buehrer was second among Tigerhawks with 61 stops. Wheeler's 51 placed him third.