Cody Football Wallops Powell in 126th Big Horn Brawl
Written by Cole Havens on October 21, 2022
The Cody Bronc Football team traveled to Powell for the 126th edition of the Big Horn Brawl and claimed victory against their Park County Rivals with a 62-15 dominant victory.
This is the 67th win for the Broncs head-to-head vs. Powell in the all-time series. The Broncs have now won 24 straight games dating back to 2020.
The Broncs would take an early 13-0 advantage early in this one.. Powell would answer right before the end of the 1st to make it 13-7 after one quarter.
From that point on it was all Cody. The Broncs would score the games next 49 points highlighted by back-to-back pick 6’s from both Matt Nelson and Luke Talich. Cody posted 42 second quarter points and took a 55-7 advantage into the halftime locker room.
Cody would tack on another score early in the third thanks to a Jackson Schroeder touchdown run and Powell scored once more late in the 4th.
Leading the way for the Broncs:
Luke Talich finished the night 10-15 passing for 254 yards and 3 TD’s. Talich had 6 carries for about 40 yards. He also had a pick-6 defensively.
Matt Nelson had 4 catches for 111 yards and a TD. He also carried the ball 4 times for about 42 yards and a rushing TD. He too had a pick-6.
Jackson Schroeder bullied his way to 37 yards rushing on 9 carries and scored twice.
Trey Thomasson reeled in a 79 yard touchdown pass from Talich and also had a couple carries for about 14 yards.
Remy Broussard caught 3 passes for 10 yards and hauled in a 6 yard TD catch.
Maddox Ball was 4-6 through the air for about 19 yards and had a 2-yard touchdown run.
AJ Baustert ripped off one impressive 55 plus yard run.
The Broncs finished with 495 total yards of offense: 273 passing, 222 rushing.
Keona Wisniewski led the way with 108 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Jhett Schwann was 11-32 passing for 109 yards and 2 interceptions.
Lannon Brazelton had a 1-yard TD run.
With the win the Cody Broncs finish the regular season a perfect 8-0, 5-0 in league play. Powell goes 4-5 this season. Powell is the No. 4 seed out of the West for the Playoffs.
Up Next: Cody will play host to Worland in the first round of the playoffs, next Friday, at 6pm.
Powell travels to Douglas for a first round match-up.
Below, enjoy some photos courtesy/copyright Brittany Brown.
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