Brentwood’s Parker Bullion and Kaden Dreier scored three touchdowns each, as the Bruins rolled to an easier-than-expected, 42-14 win over Independence on Friday.
Bullion caught all three passes from quarterback Carson Shacklett, who also hit Dreier with a score. Brentwood had 550 yards of total offense, with Shacklett connecting on 23-of-27 throws for 305 yards, four touchdowns and an interception, running for 66 more yards on 11 carries.
Bullion had 90 of those yards on five catches.
Carter McKechnie rushed 19 times for 102 yards for Brentwood.
Brentwood improves to 6-1, while Independence is 3-3.
Leading 14-7 at the half, Brentwood added another seven points to the lead after Shacklett hit Bullion with a 16-yard touchdown pass on the second half’s first drive.
Dreier added his second touchdown run of the evening on a 1-yard run minutes later.
With 3:04 left in the third quarter, Shacklett connected with a beautiful, 4-yard scoring strike to Dreier on a corner route to the left side of the end zone, the point-after making it 35-7.
Shacklett hit Bullion for his third touchdown catch of the night, this one from 27 yards, with 5:32 left to play.
Dreier scored first on a 2-yard run, with Matthew Phillips’ point-after giving the Bruins a 7-0 lead.
Independence tied the game at the the 9:57 mark of the second quarter, with a 58-yard interception return by Tavion Hamilton off a tipped pass followed by Weston Landry tying the game with a point-after.
Shacklett bounced back on the next drive, making a nice throw to a wide-open Bullion for an answer.
Brentwood’s Griffin Goodheart had a first-half interception, Henry Glenn added one in the second half, and Mack Anderson had a pair of picks for the Bruins.
Linebacker C.J. Grissim had three solo stops, two assists, two stops for loss and a pass break-up.
Independence’s T.J. Sheffield scored on a long touchdown pass from Nathan Cisco with 2:34 left in the game.
Brentwood travels to Father Ryan next week, while Independence hosts CPA.