Boys & Girls Club Football Round Up.
3 & 4th Grade
Braves go down to the Yellow Jackets in league play.
Golden Irish shine in a 26-0 victory against the Broncos.
The Golden Irish started thier season with a shutout victory. The Irish held the Broncos to minimal yardage as they scored 4 touchdowns. One one of the first plays for the Irish, Patrick Corrigan Jr took the ball to the endzone for a 50 yard TD run. The offense took off when they got the ball back and Jayden Wayt scored a TD for the Irish. Corrigan converted on the 1 point conversion. The 2nd half saw QB Anthony Garzolini keep the ballup the middle for a 5 yard TD. The last touchdown of the day was by Donovan Wright on a run to the outside.
The Defense didnt allow any scoring opportunities and was led by Wayt who had the lone interception on the night.
The Golden Irish Take on the Rockville Irish on Saturday at Boys & Girls Club Park.
Colts shutout the Lions
The Colts were led by the play of Tyler Vaughn, Dalijah Marks, and AustinWalden. Vaughn had a 70 yard kickoff return for a TD. Marks had a 45 yard run for a TD. Cincere Cottom converted on a 1 pont conversion to finish the scoring at 13-0 in favor of the Colts. Walden led the Defense with 7 solo tackles and 1 QB sack.
The Colts take on the Braves on Saturday at Boys & girls Club Park.
Wabash Valley Youth Football League
5th & 6th Grade
The Knighthawks defeated the Newton Eagles 8-0. The Knighthawks were able to move the ball well against the Eagles defense while giving up considerable size. QB Jack Dailey found Collier Jerrell on an 18 yard swing pass for a TD. Jerrell and Wyatt Maxwell were able to run the ball well, but closer to the goal line the offense couldn’t put it in the end zone.
On defense, the Knighthawks kept a shutout by utilizing its force on the D-Line with Davon Cooper, Emmalee Hay, Jacob Zimmerman, and Steven Bullock. The defense was able to force a fumble, with Maxwell recovering. On a last effort to score, the Eagles threw the ball, but it was picked off by Dylan Case to secure the 8-0 victory for the Knighthawks. The Knighthawks are 2-4 and travel to Cumberland (IL) on Saturday.
7th & 8th Grade
The Wolverines and the Newton Eagles had a tough battle on Saturday night. The Wolverines took an early lead when the RB Kody Deckard took a toss and passed it 40 yards to Tyrese Blain (Orion Roshel Kick failed). The play was well executed by the line as Blain was wide open for the score. The Eagles responded with a passing TD of their own as QB Colton Goode found Trenton Duncan for an 85 yard pitch and catch.
The second quarter saw the Wolverines retake the lead on a Deckard 35 yard run to the outside. The Wolverines kept the lead and got the ball back before the end of the half up 12-6. The Wolverine offense took a shot deep down field for Blain that went incomplete. With less than 30 seconds the Wolverines took to the air again with a pass intended for Conner Rollins, but was picked off and returned 40 yards for a TD by the Eagles’ Duncan. The extra point attempt failed and the score at halftime was 12-12.
The 2nd half saw some back and forth action with no real threats until the Wolverines started a long drive. This drive ended with a 3 yard TD run by FB Blake Chatman. The extra point was good by Roshel and the Wolverines took the lead 20-12. After some trying by the Eagles offense coming up empty, the Wolverines took the victory by the final score of 20-12.
The Wolverines are 5-1 and are in 2nd place of the league and are in good shape to make the playoffs. They travel to Cumberland (IL) on Saturday.