Senior running back Riley Barta swept to the outside and was off to the races for a 92-yard touchdown run with 10:26 on the clock in the first quarter.
Late in the first quarter, Billings Skyview led Billings West 14-7.
Billings Skyview seniors Taylor Trollope, Kyle Reitler and Riley Barta preview the Falcons' 2014 football season, emphasizing their high expectations for the defense.
If the weather cooperates (Tuesday’s forecast includes a strong chance of rain), the Midland Roundtable Top 10 track and field meet has the potential to be a record-setting day at the Laurel High School Sports Complex.
Darren Hecker acknowledges that distance runners are cut from a different cloth. Some of them run out of enjoyment, others out of necessity. For Hecker, it's a bit of both.
Some people break records and bask in it. Others, like Billings Senior’s Morgan Sulser, aren’t satisfied.
Skyview's Riley Barta crashes through the Helena defense on his way to a 48-yard touchdown in the first quarter Friday night.
HELENA -- Billings Skyview opened and finished their playoff quarterfinals against Helena High with a pair of lightning quick touchdowns, advancing the Falcons to the semifinal round of the Class AA football playoffs.
BUTTE -- Gus Schaff fired a 15-yard touchdown pass to Tre'von Strong with five seconds to play Friday night to lift Billings Skyview over Butte 56-53 in a wild Class AA football game played at Naranche Stadium.
GREAT FALLS -- Great Falls CMR took the lead with a touchdown and two-point conversion with 3:57 to play Friday night and beat Billings Skyview 25-24 in Class AA football.
HELENA -- Quarterback Troy Arntson ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, helping Helena High break away from Billings Skyview 42-17 on Friday night.
Another day, another four-touchdown performance from Billings Skyview senior fullback Alex Picicci.
Riley Barta of Skyview rushes the ball during play against Sentinel on Friday.
Blockers, especially linemen, don't get a lot of glory.
KALISPELL -- Alex Picicci and Riley Barta combined for 346 rushing yards and four touchdowns Friday night as Billings Skyview raced past Kalispell Flathead 44-13 in Class AA football.
For the past 28 seasons, it’s been all about the offensive line and the ground game for coach Ron Lebsock’s Billings Skyview teams.