The Freeland Falcons took on the Flushing Raiders in their regular season finale on Friday night. It was a cruise control victory for Freeland, as they secured a 44-0 victory in their final tune-up for the playoffs.
Freeland scored three times in the first quarter. Bryson Huckeby got things started with a 49-yard toss to Alex Duley, capping off an 80-yard touchdown march. On their next drive, Garrett Pistro ran the football seven yards across the goal line. Huckeby would use his legs on a 56-yard scramble to give Freeland a 24-0 lead after twelve minutes.
In the second quarter, the scoring continued. Huckeby continued to thrive, tossing a 22-yard score to Jacob Kundinger. Finally, Nate Levinson carried the football on a 1-yard plunge that gave the Falcons a 37-0 lead. Freeland scored on five of six first half drives, with their lone miss ending on an interception at the Flushing 5.
The second half saw the running clock in effect, limiting possessions. Freeland managed just one touchdown, a 41-yard run by Evan Vasicek.
Bryson Huckeby finished 7/9 passing for 135 yards in this game. He added 66 rushing yards on six carries. Garrett Pistro led Freeland with 83 rushing yards, and Alex Duley paced the receivers with 68 yards for the Falcons.
Freeland is now 8-1, and they will begin their playoff run next week. Flushing slides to 4-5 with this defeat, and they are expected to miss the postseason in Division 2.