BEULAH, N.D. - Most football teams would be slowed following an injury to the starting quarterback.
Beulah has won both of it's playoff games without Trey Brandt but the top-seeded Miners do not have a traditional offense which helps when the QB gets hurt.
"We don't always snap to the quarterback anyway. We rarely snap to the quarterback. It probably hurt us a little bit at certain times and probably the biggest is the consistency of having him there," said Jim Dooley, Beulah head coach.
"Jace and I both played quarterback last year, so we're well prepared for that role. We both were able to step up if we needed it just Dooley wanted me more at A-Back and him at quarterback," said Nathan Battest, Beulah junior
Beulah did not use a quarterback for its final touchdown in the win over Devils Lake. The Miners ran the fake fumble to perfection in the 29-20 victory. T
They host Valley City in the semi-finals on Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. CT.