Following are the game roundups from Week 3 of the Mining City Little Guy Football League. All games are played Thursday evening or Saturday morning on the George Paul Fields at Copper Mountain Park.
First Citizens Cowboys 32, Steele’s Falcons 0
Lavin Giacomino scored three touchdowns, and Matty “Wheels” Lockmer punched in a score as the Cowboys rolled to the win. Brooks Vincent added a pick 6 and a fumble recovery, while Dominic Snyder blocked great to go along with several tackles and a sack. Aaron Porter kicked a field goal and played great.
Brazyn Dunne played a great game, making four tackles and blocking tremendously for the Falcons. Joseph Ward was also a force on defense, while Miles Gasser ran the ball well. Kendel Noctor, Marcus Shutey, Kail Knutson, Trey Smith, Keith Michael III, Gannon Sullivan, Brendon Maloney blocked well.
Amerigas Vikings 38, Buffalo Wild Wings Steelers 0
Ryan Peoples scored touchdowns on offense and defense, while Tino Riojas, Darryn Rossiter and John Jaeger each added a touchhdown on the ground as the Vikings stayed undefeated. Jakoby Demessemaker and Huck Daniel led the way with some great blocking.
“Midnight” Ryder McEwen toughed out a hand injury to lead the Steelers in rushing. Levi Wiltsie picked off a pass, and Shamus Richmond, Kourt Donaldson and Bridger Brancamp led the offensive line. Darian Weston went from walking on crutches last Saturday to play tough at receiver.
Opportunity Bank Buccaneers 6, Universal Athletic Dolphins 6
Andrew Richardson scored a touchdown and led lots of tackles for he Bucs in the tie. Conner Espelin and Andrew Arneson showed off some great blocking, Chase White broke up a pass, and Ashton Fivey was a force blocking and tackling.
Joshua Sutton scored for the Dolphins. Jaxon Hiatt blocked well and had great tackles, Tyce Snow ran the ball well, and Jace Michlig played a great all-around game.
Keith Sayers Redskins 18, Al Ciallella Lil Copperhead Colts 12
Some tough running by Mitch Verlanic led to a Dublin Cooney TD to start off the scoring for the Redskins. Rhett Arntson picked off a pass and forced a fumble. He also scored a TD to seal the win. Logan Carden once again ran the ball well, and Chase Lubick caught a pass to move the chains on fourth down. Malachi Burch-Cullen, Howie Pearston, Lucas Peterson and Peyton Johnson played well on the offensive line.
Highlights for the Colts were not submitted.
Thriftway Giants 36, Casagranda’s Chargers 6
Brayden Giop scored four touchdowns and put up a great effort on defense to help lead the Giants to the win. Brady Doyle ran for two scores, and Eddie Panisko had some big-time tackles.
Highlights for the Chargers were not submitted.
Lisac’s Tire Raiders 28, Glacier Bank Bengals 7
Bret Polich booted four extra points to highlight the win for the Silver and Black. Jeremiah Ashley played great on special teams, and Kaden Halvorsen was a force at center.
Tocher Lee hit Coy Campbell for a touchdown for the Bengals’ lone score. Zain Dunn, Seth Day and Mason Newgard all played “lights out” on defense. Justus McGee kicked the ball well and made a difference on special teams.
Harrington Pepsi Seahawks 34, Newland and Company Bears 8
Carson Pumnea ran for three touchdowns and Will Stepan added two to lead the Seahawks to the win. Both also made some big stops on defense. Jace Shafford played great at cornerback and special teams, Landyn Thompson played “lights out” on both sides of the ball, Ben Tierney had some big stops, shut-down corner Laine Lowder recovered a fumble, Patrick Stimatz made some big tackles, and Kellen Connors had a great all-around game.
Colby “Flash” Gordon made a nice touchdown run to go along with several big tackles to lead the Bears. Dallas Richards-Doyle played well on both sides of the ball, Trey Antonioli put in a big defensive performance, Danny McCarty added a long reception and several tackles, and Colton Shea threw some nice passes and ran the offense.