SEDGWICK — The Sedgwick Cardinals opened the season with a 57-35 shootout against Olpe Friday in non-league play in Sedgwick.
Tied 14-14 at the end of the first quarter, Sedgwick scored 22 unanswered points in the second quarter. The two teams played even on the scoreboard in the second half.
Sedgwick's Brylie Ware hit 13 of 27 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns. Dalton Brandt had 14 rushed for 187 yards and four touchdowns. Brandt added a touchdown reception. Michael Liby returned a fumble for a score. Greer Chandler scored on a rushing touchdown.
For Olpe, Bo Krueger rushed for 147 yards and a touchdown. Andrew Burenheide rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns. Toby Smith returned a kickoff for a touchdown and added a TD run.
Sedgwick opens Heart of America League play at 7 p.m. Friday at home against Marion.
Olpe 14 0 7 14 —35
Sedgwick 14 22 7 14 —57
1q. O Smith 80-yd. kickoff return (Hall kick)
1q. S Brandt 3-yd. run (Scarlett kick)
1q. O Burenheide 4-yd. run (Hall kick)
1q. S Brandt 76-yd. run (Scarlett kick)
2q. S Brandt 15-yd. run (Scarlett kick)
2q. S Brenneis 30-yd. pass from Ware (Ware run)
2q. S Brandt 49-yd. pass from Ware (Scarlett kick)
3q. S Liby 35-yd. fumble return (Scarlett kick)
3q. O Burenheide 24-yd. run (Hall kick)
4q. S Brandt 1-yd. run (Scarlett kick)
4q. O Krueger 52-yd. run (Hall kick)
4q. S Chandler 34-yd. run
4q. O Smith 14-yd. run (Hall kick)
RUSHING — Olpe: Krueger 30-147, Burenheide 17-124, Smith 6-29, Hall 4-11. Sedgwick: Brandt 14-187, Ware 7-62, Chandler 1-34.
PASSING — Olpe: Krueger 4-8-na, 38 yards. Sedgwick: Ware 13-27-na, 250 yards.
RECEIVING — Olpe: Hall 2-21, Smith 2-17. Sedgwick: Chandler 4-91, Brandt 3-85, Brenneis 3-37, Weber 1-25, Horsley 1-6, Liby 1-6.