Hutchinson Community 50 Coffeyville 42 (0-1; 0-1 conf.)
The Red Ravens football team dropped their season opener 50-42 to Hutchinson on Saturday, August 26.
The team jumped to an early 16-0 first quarter lead, but could not keep their foot on the gas as Hutch would outscore the Red Ravens 23-9 in the second quarter.
Up 25-23 heading into the half, the Red Ravens knew they were in a fight. The Blue Dragons weren't going to just lay down and admit defeat.
Coming out of the half, the Red Ravens jumped on the board with a safety with 13:29 left in the third. Four minutes later, quarterback Mo Hasan connected on a 13 yard touchdown pass to Derrick Wiggins to go up 36-23. However, the Blue Dragons would answer with four unanswered scores which included a field goal and three touchdowns.
In the third quarter, Red Ravens running back Justin Henderson bust through with a 54 yard touchdown run.
The Red Ravens look to regroup and bounce back this week as they host Ellsworth Community College in their season home opener Saturday, September 2nd at 1pm.