Following is the Week 3 roundup for the Mining City Little Guy Football league. Games are played at Copper Mountain Park.
Pioneer Technical Packers 18, Glacier Bank Rans 12
The Packers won the battle for West Elementary School with a makeshift offensive line. Konner Hanni, Archer Adams, Tucker Kissell, Cyric Grunhuvd, Mason Smith, and Emmett Hedval rotating to keep everyone fresh together the unit did just enough to help their team to victory in a game featuring teams drawing players from West. David Honer added two scores, one on a punt return and another on a 10-yard catch. Remington Grunhuvd cleaned them up with two kicks on extra points.Grunhuvd brothers, Reminton and Cyric, also showed tenacious defense flying to the ball almost every play. Landon Shield sealed the game with an interception.
Highlights for the Rams were not provided.
Newland and Company Bears vs. Lisac’s Tire Raiders.
Beau McGree scored a touchdown, while Kaiden Knutson was a monster on both lines for the Raiders. Cohen Stajcar and Teagan Yelenich great play at running back and on defense.
Matt Marsenich, Chase powers, Xavier Jory and Dylan Moore led the Bears.
Steeles Chiefs 28, First Citizens Cowboys 6
The Chiefs had a balanced offensive attack with running and receiving touchdowns from Lakota Collins and touchdown passes from quarterbacks Tucker Almendinger and Colbey Doyle. Jack Pesanti converted twice on 2-point kicks. Offensive lineman, Cameron Breitzman, Ethan Marshall, Jeremiah Gleason did a great job leading the running game. Defense was led by solid tackling from Kobe Dagen, Kadin Liva and Brock Kelly.
The Cowboys rallied together to score our first touchdown of the season. Colt Day stood out as a team leader with a positive attitude and great blocking on the offensive line. Kaidon Sullivan made great blocks as receiver and put forth an impressive effort all around. Gavin Holm played an amazing game at quarterback. Kahrter Mattila lead the defense with several great tackles. Jett Nichols held down the secondary on defense with outstanding coverage and many tackles as well.
Buffalo Wild Wings Steelers 26, McQueen Athletic Club Vikings 12
Grady Boyer was a force on defense, getting in the backfield nearly every play and forcing them to run away from his side, as the Steelers picked up the win. He was also making great blocks all along the offensive line. Ryan Bache was a ball hawk out there at the safety position, intercepting two passes and nearly taking one back for a touchdown. He had a beautiful touchdown pass, as well as a long touchdown run where he was juking people left and right. Aaron Christiansen was playing lockdown at corner, not allowing a catch and helping out on a couple of tackles. When he got in on offense, making good blocks at receiver sealing the edge for his teammates. Paxton Anderson was a menace on the edge, getting two sacks and a few other tackles. When he got his chance to run the ball, he ripped off couple of good runs.
Chase Nasheim and Logan Bigley ran for touchdowns to lead the Vikings. Colton Nasheim, Brayden Donnelly and Colson Huerta stood out on defense.
Harrington Pepsi Patriots 24, Universal Athletic Dolphins 0
Hudson Summers did an excellent job at quarterback in the win. He scored a touchdown and was a weapon with his feet and arm. Kane Sorensen ran for a pair of scores behind a solid offensive line led by Brendan Rohan and Leland Ballensky.
Huck O’Neill played great at quarterback for the Dolphins. Tayten Lester added some great running. Charlie Gillespie made some great blocks, and Kolton Johnson and Carson Ray played outstanding defense.
Thriftway Colts 33, Casagranda’s Seahawks 12
The Colts iron curtain defense put us on the board with two fumble recoveries scores. Jayke “Big Bird” LeProwse was a dual threat quarterback. He dropped a dime for a long touchdown pass. Bentley “Rolls Royce” Blando cruised his way in for bootleg touchdown. Oliver “The Mayne Attraction” Mayne juked his way into the end zone for a score. Matthew “Mad Dog” Rawson and Libbie “Lunchbox” Ferko were absolute beast on both sides of the ball.
Kohlter Pennell registered four tackles, and Kaylor Smith stood out on defense for the Seahawks. Center Keygen Christensen had many key blocks, Crew O’Conner scored a TD and made five tackles. Treyton Rostad ran for a score and added a PAT run.