SCOTT CITY -- After surrendering 486 rushing yards in last week's loss to Sikeston, the Dexter Bearcats entered Friday's game against the Scott City Rams once again tasked with shutting down a high-powered running attack.
In last week's 28-0 win over East Prairie, the Rams were able to pound out 322 yards on the ground, including 218 from star back Travis Phillips.
Against the Bearcats, however, Scott City was only able to muster a combined 34 rushing yards on the night as Dexter rolled to a 54-6 win.
"The defense shut the running game down," Dexter coach Aaron Pixley said. "That was big for us. You have a team here that has rushed for a lot of yards coming in and we've been giving up a lot of rush yards lately. Our defense played excellent."
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