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Amateur football: Broncos top Renegades

Tribune photo by Rand Middleton West Central Broncos quarterback Steve Peppin, left, follows guard Patricio Lopez, Jr. for a five-yard gain across midfield during the first quarter Saturday at New London-Spicer High School in New London. The Broncos beat the Granite City Renegades 14-8.

NEW LONDON — The West Central Broncos scored all 14 of their points in the fourth quarter, beating the Granite City Renegades 14-8 on Saturday at Peterson Field.

Brandon King ran in a 21-yard touchdown with 6 minutes remaining, and the Broncos’ Patricio Lopez caught the two-point conversion from Adam Laidlaw to tie the game 8-8.

Brian Burwell pulled in the game-winner with a 20-yard reception from King.

The Broncos improved to 2-3 and next play Saturday against the Great Lakes Wolfpack at Peterson Field.

WC Broncos 14,

GC Renegades 8

Granite City.........................0 8 0 0 — 8

West Central (2-3)...........0 0 0 14 — 14

GC – 80 pass (two-point conversion good)

WC – Brandon King 21 run (Patricio Lopez from Adam Laidlaw)

WC – Brian Burwell 20 from King (kick failed)