Scott's Mark Karluah knocks a pass away from Wartburg's Chasen Jones during the Highlanders' win over the Bulldogs Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. (Independent Herald photo/LeEtta Boyatt)
Scott's Mark Karluah knocks a pass away from Wartburg's Chasen Jones during the Highlanders' win over the Bulldogs Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. (Independent Herald photo/LeEtta Boyatt)

WARTBURG — Scott High started strong, slumped a bit in the middle, but finished well in a 47-7 win over Wartburg here Friday night.

The Highlanders (4-0) jumped to a 26-0 lead in the first half and led 26-8 at the half, shutting the Bulldogs (0-3) down in the second half.

Senior Justin King was the Highlanders' spark plug. He returned a Johnny Craigo fumble 45 yards for a touchdown to get the scoring started, and rushed for 186 yards and three more scores.

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