Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Mustangs defeat Jefferson

Malta to face Eastern champs in second round


November 6, 2019

Pierre Bibbs

Malta junior Kooper Oxarart reaches over the goaline for a rushing touchdown in Malta's 26-7 win over Jefferson last Saturday.

The Malta Mustangs football team was able to protect their home field against the Jefferson Panthers last Saturday, November 2, but things will get tougher for the team who has to travel 270 miles south to take on the 9-0 Red Lodge Rams on Saturday, November 9.

The Rams were the Eastern Conference Champions this past season, and the team most recently edged out the Bigfork Vikings 28-25 in Red Lodge in their first playoff game on Saturday, November 2.

"They have a really experienced group of seniors as many of them have been starters since they were sophomores," Coach Nick Oxarart said. "Th...

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