State Ranked Mexico Bulldogs Football Team Defeats Southern Boone In Home Opener

State Ranked Mexico Bulldogs Football Team Defeats Southern Boone In Home Opener

The Mexico Bulldogs football won their home opener 32 to 7 over the Southern Boone Eagles tonight (Friday).

Mexico would never trail in the game.

The Bulldogs defense held as Southern Boone attempted 2 field goals in the first half missing both.

Mexico would score the first touchdown of the game at the 9:25 mark in the second quarter going 69 yards in 2 minutes and 32 seconds.

Michael White capped off the drive with a 22 yard rushing touchdown.

After missing the extra point the Bulldogs took a 6-0 lead into halftime.

Neither team scored in the 3rd quarter.

Mexico would take a 12-0 lead on a 57 yard rushing touchdown from Andrew Runge.

The Bulldogs would score again at the 5:44 mark in the 4th quarter on a 15 yard quarterback from Ty Simms.

Southern Boone would score for the first and only time in the fourth quarter on a 58 yard touchdown pass from Hayden Steelman to Kellen Ash and it was 19-7 Bulldogs.

Mexico fullback Jaden Hatfield visited the end-zone with a 28 yard touchdown run making it 25-7.

To cap off the night Andrew Runge picked off a pass for and returned for a forty-yard touchdown.

The 9th ranked Mexico Bulldogs are now 2-0 on the season and will host Orchard Farm next week.