Following is the Mining City Little Guy Football Week 3 roundup. Games are played Thursdays and Saturdays at Copper Mountain Park.
Steele’s Falcons 18, First Citizens Cowboys 6
Sam Sampson threw for two touchdowns and ran for one more to lead the Falcons to the victory. Mason Purcell and Coy Campbell hauled in TD passes. Purcell also played great at safety, and Jake Bailey was a force on both sides of the line. Overall, the team defense played very well against a physical Cowboys team.
Eli Smith score a touchdown for Da Boys. Shaun Paulsen, played awesome, while Asher Palmer played well on the line, Luke McMahon pushed the defense back, and Kyle Kinsey made some great tackles.
Thriftway Giants 8, Harrington Pepsi Chargers 2
Anthony “Pancake” Alkire was a force on blocking, and Kaleb Celli ran hard and played great defense for the Giants. Jay Mullaney recovered a fumble, Rigley Vincent played great defense, and Cole Coyne was great on both sides of the ball.
Malcom Moore made some great tackles and forced a fumble for the Chargers. Gunner Bushman recovered the fumble, while Keghan Cline played great at linebacker. Defensive tackle Julloyd Silas was in the backfield all day long. Silas and Peyton Johnson forced a safety.
Casandra’s Seahawks 24, Newland and Company Bears 0
Zane Moodry ran for three touchdowns to lead the Seahawks to the victory. Bryce Keane hauled in a touchdown pass from Zack O’Connell for the other score. Canyon Kibler was a beast at middle linebacker, while Jason Gifford played great on the defensive line.
Da Bears got some nice running from Cale Johnson and hard hitting from Trey Hansen. Kaden McGillen’s big defensive day included a sack, while Kaden Malone added some good runs.
Glacier Bank Bengals 20, Lisac’s Tire Raiders 8
The Bengals got offensive line play from Cylus Sixkiller, Joey Wall, Tyse Stevens, Kade Schleeman and Jacob Tauscher. Grady Winston scored two TDs behind that line, while Bradley Adreon scored one. Ty Angove and Jake Ricci played great at safety.
Quinn Cox scored a touchdown for the Raiders, who got great blocking up front from Floyd Verall. Wyatt Gross played great at receiver, Jack Keeley stood out at quarterback, and Broc Ludwick and Tayler Galle played good defense.
CCCS Redskins 30, Lil Copperhead Colts 6
Tocher Lee, Karson Pumnea and Zain Dunn scored touchdowns for the Redskins in the victory. Karson McEwen, Mason Newgard and Shade Pohia played great defense, while Brenden Snow and Zach Sawyer played top notch at receiver.
Tucker Jette did a great job returning a kickoff for the Colts. Preston Kelly did a nice job blocking and tackling, while Bryley Krumm played great on defense. Trystan Miller made some great blocks and tackles, and Braeden Molina did a great job at center and long snapping on punts.
Pioneer Technical Packers 26, Lil Copperheads Rams 8
Jeremiah Saari scored a pair of touchdowns, and Cayden McNeil scored on a great catch to lead the Packers to victory. Aiden Dirlam played great on both sides of the ball, Gavin Roesti was a monster on the line, and Kaleb Paddock was everywhere. Paddock recorded a safety in the win.
Highlights for the Rams were not submitted.
Thompson Distributing Vikings 14, Buffalo Wild Wings Steelers n/a
Ethan Sweet controlled both sides of the ball from his line positions for the Vikings, while Colton Shea made a great catch on a deep pass. Prestin Muns played great at linebacker and fullback, J.J. Perusich was tough at corner, and Danny McCarty was in on a great sack.
Braydon Pierce went right up the middle to score on the first play of the game for the Steelers. Keefer McGree played tough on both sides of the ball, Patrick Stimatz controlled the ball and led the offense at quarterback, Braydon Worth deflected a pass on defense, and Ben Tierney had some big hits at safety.
Opportunity Bank Buccaneers 29, Universal Athletic Dolphins 6
Keltan Keane and Tino Riojas ran the ball well as the Buccaneers stayed unbeaten. John Jaeger was a terror on defense, while Darrell Orchowski blocked well on offense.
Ryder McEwen carried the Dolphin offense with his power running game. He also made some hard tackles on defense. Kyler Carpenter completed two passes and ran for a touchdown. Kendel Noctor moved the line on offense and defense, and Henry Harrington opened holes for the running game with his strong blocking.