The Hillcrest football team manhandled the Verndale Pirates on Friday night, recording a 55-6 victory in Verndale. 
Zach Taylor scored a pair of first quarter touchdowns to get the Comets off to a strong 13-0 start.  Taylor scored on a 15 yard run less than two minutes into the game and hauled in a 26 yard pass from Daniel Tungseth with 4:22 left in the quarter. Morten Reksten booted the extra point following the second TD.
Grant Stroud broke loose for a...