LINCOLN, Nebraska — Wyatt Mazour ran for 250 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 128 yards and three scores to lead top-ranked Boone Central/Newman Grove to a 54-14 victory over No. 2 Ashland Greenwood in the Class C1 championship game on Tuesday.
Boone Central/Newman Grove was state runner-up in 2012 in its first year as a consolidated school. Boone Central won a C2 title in 2001. The Cardinal's victory came in the final game for coach Arnie Johnson, who is retiring.
Mazour's TD passes of 8 yards to Zac Glidden and 19 yards to Travis Kennedy got the Cardinal out to a quick lead. They were up 34-7 at halftime.
Trevor Nichelson ran for 120 yards and two touchdowns for Ashland-Greenwood, and Bryce Chudomelka passed for 84 yards.