The freshman lost to Boone 38-20 on Friday Oct. 22. It was a defensive battle for the first half. Boone scored the only touchdown of the half in the second quarter. Boone converted their two point conversion and would lead at halftime 8-0. In the third quarter the Lions got things going on offense when Carter Hand scored on a 1 yard run. Two point conversion failed making the score 8-6. The Lions would create a turnover late in the third quarter when Chase Lester recovered a fumble. The Lions would score a minute later on a 46 yard run by Lester. Two point failed and Lions led 12-8. Boone would score with 2:12 left in the third and convert two point conversion to take back the lead 16-12. With :38 left in the third Clear Lake would score again on a 79 yard run by Lester. Two point conversion attempt was good on a run by Lester. Clear Lake took the lead going into the fourth quarter 20-16. Boone got their running game going in the fourth and scored three touchdowns. Boone converted two of their two point conversions off of those scores. They would hold Clear Lake scoreless in the fourth making the final score 38-20. On offense the Lions were led by Lester with 201 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Lester also had 20 passing yards Hand had 18 yards rushing and one touchdown. Alex Gonzalez had 28 yards rushing. Jack Abbas had 15 yards rushing. On defense the Lions were led by Lester with 8 solo tackles, sack, and fumble recovery. Alex Webb had 3 solo tackles and 8 assists. Pete Swenson had 2 solo tackles and 7 assists. Carter hand had 2 solo tackles and 3 assists. Mitchell Jordan had 2 solo tackles and 5 assists. On special teams Logan Kracht had a successful onside kick attempt recovered by Lester. Coach Mike Lester said, “It was a tough way to end the year. A few mistakes kept us from winning this game. We came back strong after the half but just wasn’t enough. Coach Mac and I are proud of the way these boys performed this year. Look for them to have an outstanding sophomore, junior, and senior year. Thanks for all the support from parents, coaching staff, and everyone who is part of Clear Lake football!” The freshman ended the year with 5 wins and 3 losses.