Quarterback Cade Granzow accounted for a pair of touchdowns, and Brentwood’s defense came up big late, as the Bruins scored a 28-18 win at Marshall County on Friday.
Brentwood’s defense held Marshall County to just 140 yards. The Tigers rushed 34 times for 43 yards.
Down four at half, Granzow (17 of 25, 185 yards, one touchdown, one interception) hit Walker Merrill with a 9-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter, giving the Bruins their first lead.
A Granzow keeper put BHS up 10 after three quarters.
The Tigers countered with a 50-yard touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter to get within a field goal. But minutes later, Xiere Howard’s 55-yard interception return for a touchdown with just over two minutes left put the Bruins up 10.
Will Laughlin had an interception on the Tigers’ next drive to seal the win.
Marshall County led 11-0 before Jordan Nicholas’s (eight rushes, 85 yards) 4-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. The score was 11-7 at half.
Brentwood (7-2) hosts Centennial in its last regular-season game next Friday.