Amherst meets the end of the road against Petersburg


The Amherst Bulldogs’ varsity football team fell short in their comeback efforts against Petersburg on Friday at New Home, 58-27, as their season came to an end in the 1A Six-Man Division II Bi-District round of the playoffs.

The Buffaloes elected to receive to begin the contest and were able to cap off their opening drive with a three-yard touchdown run by Tristan Garza with 8:06 to play in the first quarter. The kick after by JP Nesler was good, putting Petersburg up, 8-0.

Amherst lined-up for the kick return, but an onside kick try was fumbled by the Bulldogs and recovered by Jesus Alvarado at the Amherst 34-yard line.


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