Bowman County improved to 2-0 in regional football play Friday with a 33-7 victory over Killdeer in Bowman.
However, it only allowed the Bulldogs to keep up with Region 7 newcomers New Salem and Shiloh Christian, with all three teams having perfect regional records of 2-0.
For Killdeer, the loss dropped the Cowboys into a tie with Heart River, both with 1-1 regional marks.
Bulldogs bite first
In Bowman, the Bulldogs struck first, with quarterback Jacob Svihovec scoring on a 65-yard pass on the very first play of the game.
By halftime, the Bulldogs had a 33-0 lead.
The Cowboys got on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter.
Rivals face Friday
The two teams ted for fourth in the standings will face of Friday when Heart River comes to Killdeer.
The Cougars will be coming off a 30-0 shutout of Richardton-Taylor-Hebron in the Raiders’ homecoming game.
The Cougars had started regional play a week earlier with a 43-6 loss to the Holsteins from New Salem.
The game Friday will be the second straight homecoming game for the Cougars.
Quarterback Nick Faberberg led the Cougars with two touchdown passes, but turnovers played a big role in the lopsided victory over the Region 7 rival.