By John Lachmann
Senior Jalen Beal scored four first-quarter touchdowns and six TDs overall as Holy Cross beat Brossart, 51-12 at Scott on Thursday.
Beal entered the game with just two ground touchdowns. He finished with nine carries for 215 yards.
Freshman Xavier Abernathy added 11 rushes for 89 yards, and senior Matthew Stecht chipped in with 60 ground yards and one TD on seven rushes.
Senior Casey Pelgen led the Mustangs with 81 rushing yards on nine runs.
H. CROSS 31-14-6-0—51
HC-Beal 43 run (kick failed)
HC-Beal 25 run (pass failed)
HC-Beal 45 run (pass failed)
HC-Sullivan blocked punt recovery (run failed)
HC-Beal 2 run (Scott kick)
B-Pfefferman 26 pass from Pelgen (run failed)
HC-Beal 58 run (Scott kick)
HC-Beal 38 run (Scott kick)
HC-Stecht 14 run (kick blocked)
B-Pelgen 45 run (kick failed)
RECORDS: Holy Cross 1-4, Brossart 2-3.
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