Pine Bluffs Hornets take victory over Riverside Rebels
September 10, 2020
Pine Bluffs beat Riverside 16-6 for their first game of the season on Friday, Sept. 4.
"I thought we played well for the first time out," said Will Gray, head coach. "We left several scoring opportunities out there and had some missed assignments upfront, but we will get those fixed."
The Hornets had 95 rushing yards and 186 passing yards.
#11 Andrew Loya rushed 11 times for 65 yards and had one touchdown, #19 Isiah Schultz rushed 9 for 27 yards, #12 Stu Lerwick rushed 8 for 3 yards, and #7 Marvin Reza rushed twice.
#12 Stu Lerwick completed 8 of 16 passes for 178 passing yards with no touchdowns or interceptions and #7 Marvin Reza completed 1 of 1 for 8 yds.
#5 Reed Thompson had one reception for 5 yards, #7 Reza one for 35 yards, #44 Ty Sweeter one for 23 yards, #19 Schultz two for 27 yards, #20 Alex Sloan one for 15 yards, #32 Brian Flores one for 5 yards, #15 Dalton Schaefer one for 63 yards, and #11 Loya one for 8 yards.
#7 Reza had one 37 yard field goal; one extra point; three kick offs for 60, 59, and 55 yards; and two punts, one for 22 yards with no return and one for 30 yards with no return.
"Defensively we tackled well, with the exception of two runs," said Gray.
#15 Schaefer had four tackle assists and three unassisted; #7 Reza had two tackle assists and one pass break up; #11 Loya had three tackle assists and one unassisted; #12 Lerwick had one tackle assist; #16 Tyler Christotofferson had nine tackle assists and two unassisted; #19 Shultz had eight tackle assists; #20 Sloan had one tackle assist; #23 JT Mohren had six tackle assists; #32 Flores had two tackle assists and one interception; #44 Sweeter had seven tackle assists, one unassisted, and two tackles for a loss; #45 Jesson Loyd had one tackle assist; #51 Austin Mondragon had three tackle assists, one unassisted, and one sack; #53 Dominic Paice had one tackle assist; #58 Diego Paniagua had 10 tackle assists, four unassisted, and one pass break up; #66 Elliot Anderson had one tackle assist; #5 Thompson had one tackle assist, one unassisted, and one tackle for a loss.
Pine Bluffs travels to Lusk for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Friday, Sept. 11.
"They are big and physical, and they run the ball very well," said Gray. "We have to be able to tackle well and be able to run the ball on offense."