Bearcats end season with 35-12 loss

Jace Leininger of Mason City Newman (22) pursues North Butler’s Sam Dolan (7) during the second half of Friday’s season finale for both teams. (Ryan Harvey/Mid-America Publishing)

GREENE – North Butler gained one score in each half in an eventual 35-12 loss to Mason City Newman on Friday, Oct. 20 in concluding its season.

The Bearcats trailed 21-6 at half.

After the break, the Knights tacked on two scores before Sam Dolan busted a 51-yard touchdown run late to cap the season.

Dolan carried the ball 15 times for 107 yards for coach Travis Miller's team.

The full story appears in the Oct. 26 print edition of the Butler County Tribune-Journal.