The Colts took the opening kickoff and Cecil Langston galloped 26 yards on the first play from scrimmage. Big fullback Austin Griffin did the rest, rambling the final 38 yards to put Rivercrest on the scoreboard. Carlos Sanchez's point after gave the Colts a quick 7-0 lead.
Manila went three and out on its first possession, and the Colts again struck quickly on a 47 yard end around touchdown scamper by wide receiver Faishaun Virgies. Sanchez again connected on the point after attempt, and the Colts held a 14-0 lead with 5:55 to go in the opening quarter.
Rivercrest made it three scores in a row, marching 84 yards in just five plays, capped off by quarterback Marquez Chew's 45 yard touchdown strike to Virgies at the 7:31 mark of the second period. Sanchez tacked on the extra point, and the Colts had a commanding 21-0 lead.
After another Manila three and out, the Colts took over at the Lion 24 yard line and scored their fourth touchdown of the night, this time on a two yard pass from Chew to Chris Johnson at the 3:28 mark. Sanchez made the score 28-0 with his fourth successive point after.
Manila started its most successful drive at its own 28 yard line after the Colt kickoff. The Lions drove 72 yards, capped off when Joyner sneaked over from one yard out with 7:29 left in the game. Reinhart ran in the two point conversion, cutting the Rivercrest lead to 34-8.
Reinhart led Manila with 12 carries for 63 yards while Alldonn Skelton rushed six times for 23 yards. Caleb Milligan had 19 yards on five carries while Luis Maldonado rushed twice for eight yards. Joyner ran the ball seven times for minus six yards and the only Lion score of the night. The Lions finished with 107 yards of total offense, all on the ground.
In senior high action, Manila traveled to Bald Knob, losing 45-6.
The junior Lions will hit the road Thursday night when they travel to Hoxie for a 7:00 kickoff, while the senior Lions take on Rivercrest at Wilson Friday night.