Two schools separated by just over an hour in the Northwest creates an intense, and competitive rivalry. Rutland took the game last fall by a score of 49-14. Rutland and Hartford’s game usually has playoff implications as well since they do share a conference. Hartford looks to rebound as they host this seasons game.
In a defensive first quarter, Hartford put the first points on the board with a TD catch by #30 with 4 minutes left in the first 7-0. A rushing touchdown followed by a blocked extra point put the Hurricanes up 13-0 halfway through the 2nd half. This defensive battle went into halftime 13-0. Another TD pass from Hartford and a failed 2pt conversion put the canes up 19-0 with 2 minutes left in the third quarter. In a shutout 4th, the Hartford Hurricanes secured their win at home with a final score 25-0.