LOCAL SPORTS – “ATHLETE OF THE WEEK”

(SUNBURST) – IT MIGHT SURPRISE YOU TO FIND OUT JUST HOW MANY PASSING CATEGORIES OUR KSEN/K96—BOZEMAN TROPHY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK IS AMONG THE LEADERS IN, BUT IF YOU’VE BEEN WATCHING SUNBURST FOOTBALL FOR THE PAST 3 YEARS, MAYBE NOT.

  1. LANE LERUM, FOR EXAMPLE HAS, AS OF THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR THROWN 76 TOUCHDOWN PASSES WHICH PLACES HIM 6TH AMONG ALL QUARTERBACKS AND 2ND AMONG 6-MAN AND 8-MAN QUARTERBACKS. HE ALSO RANKS HIGH IN MOST YARDS PASSING IN A CAREER, MOST COMPLETIONS IN A CAREER AND TOUCHDOWN PASSES IN A SEASON WITH 31 LAST YEAR.

SO, IT WAS PROBABLY NO SURPRISE AT ALL THAT LERUM THREW 3 TD PASSES INCLUDING  A GAME WINNER OVER CONFERENCE RIVAL VALIER LAST SAT. NIGHT.

IN THE END, LERUM COMPLETED 14-26 PASSES FOR 215 YARDS, NO INTERCEPTIONS AND THE THREE TOUCHDOWNS.   IN THAT FINAL DRIVE 7-7 WITH THE TOUCHDOWN TOSS TO CODY SMITH.

THE REFINERS IMPROVED THEIR CONFERENCE RECORD TO 1-1.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR KSEN/K96—BOZEMAN TROPHY ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, SR. LANE LERUM OF THE NORTH TOOLE COUNTY REFINERS.   THE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK IS SPONSORED LOCALLY BY McDONALD’S IN CUT BANK.   McDONALD’S HONORS OUR ATHLETE’S WITH TWO FREE VALUE MEALS EACH.