Following are the game roundups from Week 5 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.
Amerigas Vikings 30, Steele’s Falcons 0
Braylon Larson caught a touchdown pass, and Colter Espelin and Darrell Orchowski did a great job running the ball as the Falcons stayed unbeaten. Tony Stajcar did a great job on both sides of the ball, while Grady Foley tackled well and led the defensive line.
Chase Fulton put a lot of heart into making tackles. He also completed a 10-yard pass for the Falcons. Tristan “Mr. Fancy Pants” Hafer caught that pass and broke up several others on defense. Joey Ward ran the ball great, Kendel Noctor registered four tackles for a loss, and Brazyn Dunne added three take downs.
First Citizens Cowboys 8, Keith Sayers Redskins 0
Jay “The Sack Man” Mullaney recovered a fumble and racked up three sacks to lead the Cowboys to the victory. Rigley Vincent also had a multiple sacks in a day that saw him ran the ball hard. Antony Alkire played great defense, Colt Hassler played great ‘D’ to go along with booting a PAT, Gavin Boucher was a force on defense, and Gauge Lemler was stellar on both sides of the ball.
Malcom Moore contained well on the outside from his cornerback position for the Redskins. Logan Carden, Peyton Johnson, Howie Pearston and Lucas Christian were strong on the defensive line. Chase Choquette, Dublin Cooney, Keghan Cline and Mitch Verlanic were excellent at linebacker.
Universal Athletic Dolphins 19, McQueen Club Patriots 0
Miner Lee played quarterback and ran for a score for the Dolphins. Raeder “Touch of” Grey added a strip fumble for a score in the win. Blake Wadas played great defense and scored on offense, while Leo Sholey played great defense, and Tyce Snow was a star on both sides of the ball.
Xander “X Man” Mattson, Nathan Knopp and Marcus “Mad Dog” McMullen played awesome on defense for the Patriots. James Van Pelt had a great catch and run, while Gage Plum played his best game on the offensive line.
Pioneer Technical Packers 18, Glacier Bank Bengals 12
Sam “The Man” Sampson ran for a pair of touchdowns, while Mason Purcell scored the game-winning touchdown for the Packers. Hudson Luedke picked off a pass to set up the game-winning score. Jake Hennelly registered multiple tackles in the win, Jay Tierney played great on kick coverage, and Aiden Lester played tough at corner.
Trey McCarthy and Tocher Lee scored touchdowns to lead the Bengals. Kaden Medina, Justus McGee, Karsen McEwen and Matt Donaldson played great defense.
Lisac’s Tire Raiders 28, Harrington Pepsi Seahawks 6
Gunner Reopelle scored a TD and added a pick six as the Raiders picked up the victory. Eli Smith added a score, Mayson Leber played great defense, and Kaden Halverson sacked the quarterback.
Karson Pumnea returned a kickoff for a score, and Kellen Connors played his best game on offense and defense to lead the Seahawks. Braydon Pierce and Bryaden “Money” Worth had great tackles and runs, and Ben Tierney was huge at middle linebacker.
Buffalo Wild Wings Steelers 6, Al Ciallella Lil Copperhead Colts n/a
“Midnight” Ryder McEwen returned a kickoff for a touchdown to highlight the Steelers’ performance. Simmer Thatcher and Preston Jensen led the team in tackles, while Henry “The Hammer” Harrington recovered a fumble.
Highlights for the Colts were not provided.
Opportunity Bank Buccaneers 20, Casagranda’s Chargers 7
Gunnar O’Brien scored a pair of touchdowns — one rushing and one receiving — and Jaeger “Hit Man” Hansen busted in for a score as the Bucs picked up the win. Carsen Gillis made some great tackles, while Ashton “Up Top” Fivey and Kristopher Perry added some stellar defense.
Highlights from the Chargers were not provided.