HAMPTON | On a rainy and sloppy night in Hampton on Friday, the Forest City football team never found its footing.
The Indians defense played well enough to win but the offense couldn't get anything started as Hampton-Dumont picked up a 14-0 victory. It was the Bulldogs' first win of the season and it dropped Forest City to 0-7 overall and 0-5 in district play.
For the Bulldogs, senior quarterback Hunter Sutter ripped off a 98-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter as H-D took a 6-0 lead into halftime. Sutter added his second score of the night in the third quarter to seal the win.
Forest City finished the night with 102 total yards of offense while H-D had 340.
Quarterback Luke Johnson completed 6 of 18 passes for 31 yards and was intercepted one time for the Indians. Blaze Andersen was on the receiving end of four of those passes and finished with 31 yards.
Seth Brock led the Indians' ground game with nine carries for 38 yards, and Jaden Alamysa added 22 yards on 11 carries.
Defensively, Wyatt Steffensen racked up 10 total tackles, Chris Jermeland had nine, and Spenser Larson added seven 1/2, including two for a loss. Additionally, Andersen had seven tackles and Tony Thomas added four. The Indians also recovered one fumble, which was collected by Drew Brown.
Forest City is at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows/CAL (0-7, 0-5) this Friday.