WRIGHT – The Southeast High School football team returned to the win column Friday evening with a 25-8 road victory over the Wright Panthers.
The Cyclones scored 25 points before allowing Wright on the scoreboard late in the game.
After a back-and-forth opening quarter, sophomore kicker Ryan Clapper put Southeast on the scoreboard with a 31-yard field goal attempt with 47 seconds left.
Over the next three quarters, the Cyclones cracked the end zone once in each frame.
In the second, junior quarterback Hayden Anderson connected with junior tight end Bodie Herring for a 10-yard completion, and in the third, Anderson punched the ball into the end zone with a 2-yard keeper to put the Cyclones in front 17-0.
In the fourth, it was sophomore Cord Herring finding his way into the end zone on a 4-yard run.
On the ensuing drive, Wright quarterback Dax Yeradi broke free for a 21-yard run for the only Panther score of the game.
The Cyclone defense limited Wright to only 104 yards of offense in the win, while the Southeast offense racked up 232 yards of offense, tallying 18 first downs.
Anderson was 6 of 9 passing for 52 yards and a touchdown, while Cord Herring tallied 109 yards of rushing on 20 attempts. Bodie Herring had a team-high 34 yards of receiving.
On the defensive side of the ball, junior Sawyer Anderson recorded a team-high five solo tackles, while Cord Herring and junior Harrison Hall added four each.
The Cyclones (5-2 overall and 4-1 in the 1A East) is locked into the playoffs with a No. 3 seed in the worst-case scenario. The Cyclones will host the top ranked Big Horn (7-0 and 4-0) Wyopreps.com Coaches and Media Poll at 5 p.m.