Discoverers Football Team Downed at Norfolk

Columbus High fell at Maroon Cup rival Norfolk 28-14 on Thursday night. 

Panthers senior running back Rowdy Bauer scored all four touchdowns for Norfolk, including a 96-yard run late in the second quarter.  That gave Norfolk a 21-7 halftime lead. 

In the opening minute of the third quarter, Discoverers senior Tanner Esch raced for a 55-yard touchdown run as Columbus cut the deficit to 21-14.  Bauer found paydirt on a 25-yard scoring run early in the fourth quarter to account for the final score. 

The Discoverers slipped to 1-1, as Norfolk won its season opener. 

Columbus visits Lincoln Southwest for a 4:30 p.m. game next Friday that you can hear on KLIR 101.