SCARBOROUGH – Bonny Eagle entered with a winless record and began the game by allowing a long touchdown pass, then throwing an interception.

For the Scots, the muck stopped there Friday night.

Bonny Eagle scored five straight touchdowns and beat Scarborough 34-20 at the Mitchell Sports Complex.

Quarterback Tyson Goodale led the Scots (1-3), rushing for 210 yards and three touchdowns, and throwing for 55 yards and another score.

“We all knew we were better than an 0-3 team,” Goodale said. “A lot of things came together. We’re trying as hard as we can to come back as a team,”

The Red Storm (2-2) also got a productive night from their quarterback. Dillon Russo completed 10 of 29 passes for 211 yards and a touchdown. Conor McMann caught six of those passes for 160 yards.

Scarborough was without tailback Scott Thibeault, who was sidelined with a back injury.

The Red Storm ran into a hungry team.

“That’s the best 0-3 team I’ve ever seen,” Scarborough Coach Lance Johnson said. “They came in here and played real well, real physical, with great effort.”

Bonny Eagle Coach Kevin Cooper saw that effort all week.

“Monday afternoon, watching the video of our game last Friday (against Cheverus) was not pleasant,” Cooper said. “I’ve got to give a lot of credit to our players, battling from that and having a great week of practice. It showed tonight.”

Despite Bonny Eagle’s determination to win a game, Scarborough took the opening kickoff and scored in less that two minutes. On third-and-9, Russo timed a deep pass perfectly into McMann’s hands, in traffic, for a 57-yard score.

Bonny Eagle got the ball and quickly drove to the Red Storm 26, where Goodale threw an interception to McMann on a third-down pass.

“That did not feel too great,” Goodale said, “but we just bounced back.”

The Scots got their offense in gear. That meant Goodale slipping tackles or handing off to Matt Burnell (68 yards) and Nick Adkins (60 yards), who was back from an ankle injury, and occasional end-arounds with Cam Cooper (27 yards).

Cooper also caught two passes, including an 8-yard touchdown reception.

Goodale tied the game on the second play of the second quarter, bursting through a hole and never stopping for a 76-yard score.

Scarborough went three plays and out. Bonny Eagle drove 42 yards, capped by Goodale’s TD pass to Cooper.

Scarborough again ran three plays and punted. Goodale struck again on a 44-yard scoring run for a 20-7 halftime lead.

The Scots scored the first two touchdowns of the second half before the Red Storm staged a small comeback.

The game was delayed for 40 minutes in the fourth quarter as medical personnel tended to Bonny Eagle lineman Isaiah Reynolds. He was taken to a hospital for tests. Cooper said he hoped to know more about Reynolds’ condition later this weekend.

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