Tigers fall in Emerson's debut

Hastings High's Tyler Musgrave works to bring down Seward's
Keith Wolverton Friday night at Lloyd Wilson Field.

First-year Hastings High head coach Erik Emerson saw glimpses of what he had hoped his new offense would look like.

Unfortunately for the Tigers, that’s all it was — glimpses.

Hastings High fell to Seward 40-6 in Emerson’s debut. Most of the damage was done in the first half when the Bluejays took a 26-0 lead. The Tigers moved the ball well in the second half and held Seward to just 14 points. Emerson knew it was going to take some time for his young team to get things going, but he was still encouraged with the positive plays HHS had.

“During the first half, you definitely saw some young kids under the lights seeing their first varsity experience, and things just weren’t clicking,” Emerson said.

“By the time the second half came, the kids were slowing things down mentally... I think in the second half, we saw glimpses of what our offense can do, but then we would turn the ball over in an unopportune time and kill our drive and our momentum.”

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