CAREY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) After shoveling snow on Monday, the Carey Panthers prepared their field for the first round of 1A DII state playoffs.
An hour and a half of work turned into a team-building exercise.
Carson Simpson had three touchdowns to add to his single-season scoring record of 27 and Carey eliminates North Gem from contention, 58-6.
The Panthers had 357 total yards of offense with five different players scoring touchdowns.
The two-time defending state champion will face the winner of Murtaugh-Watersprings Christian next week in the quarterfinals.