The Hunting Hills Lightning showed their Football Alberta ranking was no fluke on home field.
In their first game of the high school football season, a non-conference matchup against the Foothills Falcons, the Lightning were dominant.
At Great Chief Park, Hunting Hills, the third-ranked Tier II high school football program in the province, cruised to a 33-8 win over the Falcons. Foothills was the eighth-ranked school heading into the matchup.
They also led 24-0 at halftime.
Joel DeMale had two touchdowns and each of Lucas Fuerbringer and Logan Kendze added one. Daniel Bae also punched in a field goal for the home side.
Next week, the Lightning will take on Lacombe at MEGlobal Athletic Park with kickoff set for 4:30 p.m.
In other high school football action, the Lindsay Thurber Raiders fell to the Claresholm Cobras 21-14 on the road. The Lacombe Rams won a nine-man contest Thursday 42-7 over the Innisfail Cyclones.
Sylvan Lake knocked off Frank Maddock of Drayton Valley 99-0.