Rock Springs’ Nick Blume broke two longstanding individual Shrine Bowl records on Saturday.
The South team, led by Blume and quarterback Austyn Matthews of Douglas, also set several unofficial team records despite losing 41-13 to the North in the annual all-star football game in Casper.
Blume broke two 30-year-old Shrine Bowl records with 168 receiving yards and 13 catches, breaking the mark set by Sheridan’s Chuck Johnson of 151 yards on eight catches from 1984.
Matthews set a South team record for total offense (312 total yards, 289 passing and 23 rushing), pass attempts (39), passing yards (289). The South also set team records for pass attempts (56), pass completions (31) and passing yards (342).
The North team tied team records with five offensive touchdowns and six total touchdowns and set a new team record with 41 points.
The North now leads the all-time series 20-18-3.
Thanks to Jeremiah Johnke of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle for providing the game box score!
Update, 1:58 p.m. June 16: Here’s a copy of the game statistics sheets (PDF) courtesy of Shrine Bowl Executive Director John Cundall.