KILLEEN -- The Bryan Vikings clinched a playoff berth tonight with a 14-7 win over Harker Heights at Leo Buckley Stadium. The Vikings took advantage of a Knights turnover in the first quarter and scored on a 28 yard touchdown run by Tre Odem.
In the 2nd quarter Bryan took advantage of a 13 yard Harker Heights punt and drove 18 yards in 2 plays to find the end zone for the winning score.
Garrison Kickham connected with Krey Bratsen twice to complete the 2 play 18 yard drive. The touchdown coming on a 13 yard pass with 1:08 to go in the 1st half.
Harker Heights made things interesting on a 34 yard touchdown run by Ryan Balentine with 7 minutes to go, but that's as close as the Knights would get.
The Vikings did most of their damage on the ground with 160 plus yards with Monterell Washington carrying the ball 30 times for a game high 162 yards.
Not only did Bryan clinch a playoff berth, but the road win also meant that A&M Consolidated was also playoff bound. Bryan will close out the regular season next Friday night at home when they face Shoemaker at 7:30 at Viking Stadium.