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Kaycee football scrape out narrow win in post-season over Snake River

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The Kaycee High School Buckaroos scraped out a narrow 47-43 win against Little Snake River for the first round of the 1a football playoffs at home on Oct. 30. Kaycee held a strong 34-16 lead at the half, but Little Snake River surged during the second half. Kaycee is scheduled to host Meeteetse on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 1 p.m. 

Kaycee's football team lines up for the playing of the National Anthem

Kaycee's football team lines up for the playing of the National Anthem on Oct. 30. 

Vaun Pierson high fives his team and coaches as he is announced as a starter

Kaycee High School freshman Vaun Pierson high fives his team and coaches as he is announced as a starter on Friday. Pierson was the only freshman to start in the game.

Dylan Fauber looks for a gap during a run

Kaycee High School senior Dylan Fauber looks for a gap during a run on Friday. He gained a few yards on the play and was tackled near the sideline.

Nathan Largent, left, and freshman Vaun Pierson tackle Snake River ball carrier

Kaycee High School senior Nathan Largent, left, and freshman Vaun Pierson tackle Little Snake River ball carrier Zander Risner on Friday. The Rattlers turned the ball over on downs.

Rhys Stafford laughs with head coach David Largent

Kaycee High School senior Rhys Stafford laughs with head coach David Largent during a water break following the first Kaycee touchdown of the game on Oct. 30. KHS’s first touchdown was run in after an interception near midfield.

Rhys Stafford kicks the ball after a Kaycee touchdown

Kaycee High School senior Rhys Stafford kicks the ball after a Kaycee touchdown on Friday. Kaycee finished the first half ahead 34-16.

Nathan Largent moves downfield before being taken out

Kaycee High School senior Nathan Largent moves downfield before being taken out just short of the first down on Friday. Largent is one of four seniors on this year’s team.

Vaun Pierson, jumps sideways to dodge a defender

Kaycee High School freshman Vaun Pierson, jumps sideways to avoid a defender during the second quarter on Friday. Pierson made it through the defense and was taken down as he spun into the end zone to score a touchdown, helping Kaycee to retake the lead 19-16, over Little Snake River.

Harley Davis evades a defender and is forced to shuffle pass

Kaycee High School junior Harley Davis evades a defender and is forced to shuffle pass the ball away to a teammate to avoid getting sacked on Friday.

Dylan Fauber grips the football after receiving a pass

Kaycee High School senior Dylan Fauber grips the football after receiving a pass for the extra point on Friday.

Sam Ramsbottom races away from the defense before being dragged down

Kaycee High School junior Sam Ramsbottom races away from the defense before being dragged down near the 10-yard line on Friday. Kaycee scored on the possession increasing their lead to 34-16, the final score at the end of the half.

Rhys Stafford tries to pull himself up off the ground to escape a tackle

Kaycee High School senior Rhys Stafford tries to pull himself up off the ground to escape a tackle on Friday. Stafford was ruled down because his knee touched the ground before he broke the tackle. 

Robin Gray puts his hat on and off the head of his great grandson Jethro Largent’s head

Robin Gray puts his hat on and off the head of his great-grandson Jethro Largent’s head on Friday. The multi-generational family attends all of the football games and sets up together in chairs and blankets on the ground.

Kaycee’s student section huddled together in all blue and red

Kaycee’s student section huddled together in all blue and red during the home game on Friday. The girls switched constantly between sitting and standing and cheering for the boys.

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

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