Week 6 Round up
McQueen Athletic Club Vikings VS Buffalo Wild Wings Steelers
Vikings 12- Steelers 0
This game was a defensive battle. The Steelers defensive line (Gage Taylor #14, Charlie Gillespie #7, Tayten Lester #13, Levi Martieau #10, and William Stockwell #15) really set the tempo early as they found themselves the back field often. Each of them had a great game with multiple tackles. Kohlter Pennell #11 and Ryker Lyndes #9 were all over the field making tackles. Kolter also had a forced fumble recovered by Logan Bush #6.
Offensively, we moved the ball well but, just couldn’t find the end zones. We had 8 running back contribute in this game. Keaton Hislop, Logan Bush, Parker Klimple, Treyton Rostad, Carter Fulton, Ryker Lyndes, Jace Rauch, and Kaylor Smith.
The Steel Curtain vs the Purple People Eaters was a classic Defensive Battle. Logan “ Wolverine“ Grunhuvd had the biggest hit of the year from his Middle Linebacker spot. Jake “the main man” Regan and Silas “ floats like a butterfly sting like a bee” Mayville but had solid play on defense, offense & special teams. Nick “TNT” D’Amico, Ty “T-Bone” Stepan, and Hudson Summer “ breeze” were Absolutely unstoppable at the d-line.
Kason “honey badger“ Liston jumped a quick pass by the Steelers in the second half of the game to seal the deal with a pick – 6.
Jayke “Big Bird” Leprowse hit Bridge”Bob” Stearns with a sweet swing pass to go the whole length of the field.
The Vikings finished the 5th grade Little Guy season undefeated, but every game was tough and getting more competitive each week. The Jamboree on the 18th at Montana Tech should be amazing.
Universal Athletic/Game-One Commanders VS Thriftway Colts
Commanders 16 colts 6
On the final regular season game the colts started strong but just couldn’t end their skid!
Benny “the jet” Donaldson threw a dart to Kale “sweetfeet” Alexander on a 4 th down conversion to set up Alexander for a 3 yard rush to pay dirt!
The colts Defense played their hearts out but just couldn’t hold it together in the second half. They were led by Beaudin “the boss” Murphy, Brysen “fuzz” Fosness, Colt “the wrecking ball” Horsley “, and Franky “Stuart” little. The d line played great and were lead by Will “The Foundation” Davis. They look to bounce back at the jamboree on Monday!
The Commanders finished the season 4-2 with a win over the Colts. The Commanders forced two fumbles for turnovers recovered by Gavin Wadas and Paxton McEwen.
The Commanders scored twice on runs by Jake Janecke, with Gavin Wadas 2/2 kicking with Gavin Morgan under center. Excellent blocking up front by Branlyn Renz, Raiden Wannacott, Cameron Klappan, Mason Lowney, Traysen Jensen, Wyatt Edelen , and Brayden Regan.
Newland and Company Bears VS Steele’s/Bank of Butte Chiefs
Bears 8 Chiefs 6
In a very emotional and hard fought game the Bears managed to squeak by the Chiefs with an 8-6 victory. Quarterback Joe Rich scored the only touchdown for the Bears as he scooped the ball off the ground on a broken play, and with some quick thinking and a little improve got the ball across the goal line. Complemented by Kaden Nichols extra point. The Bears defense played phenomenal as always shutting down the run in a drastic turnaround from the first time they faced the Chiefs only surrendering 6 points. The Bears will be looking on to the jamboree next week as they finish the regular season with a record of 3 wins and 2 loses.
The Chiefs beat the Bears last night 12-8 in hard fought, back and forth game. Offensively both Crew O’Connor and Clay Christiaens scored rushing touchdowns. On the defensive side the chiefs held the bears on two different fourth down stops. Boston Lakkala and Crew O’Connor shined making multiple tackles. Lakkala caused a key fumble and Kaden Vaira recovered the fumble.
5518 Designs Rams VS Lisac’s Tire Raiders
Rams 20 Raiders 8
The Rams continued their winning streak with a great offensive game planning. The Rams came out firing with the long ball to Chase Nasheim, followed up by great running from Romian Taylor, Fabian Thompson. Dylan Harrington, Renzy LeProwse, Kanye Chopper, and Drew Pyrah also saw action on the offense.
The Rams defense was key in slowing down the explosive Raider Offense. Major stops were made by Hunter Stepan, Riley Macumber, Colton Nasheim, Jaghar Laursen, and Brayden Donnelly.
Carson Ralph had a good day block from the Center position as well as making a couple of good tackles on the defensive side.
Casen Peltomaa had to fill in the FB and had a good game making a couple of huge blocks. Also filling in at linebacker and making a couple of big stops.
Aidan McPartland had a great game from coner back having a huge pass break up in the endzone and being in on a few tackles.
Isaak Phillips had a good day on the offensive line helping clear holes for the running back to run through.
Colt Day had a great day of blocking being lined up against their biggest kid and not allowing him to make a play when we ran his way.
Casagranda’s Seahawks VS Pioneer Technical Packers
Seahawks – 22 Packers – 8
The Packers got off to a slow start against the Seahawks. A few highlights from the first half were a good kick return by Walker Frevert and a fumble recovery by Cameron Breitzman that was caused by a hit from Brock Kelly. The second half proved to be much better with a touchdown by way of a quarterback keeper and the PAT kick from Colbey Doyle. Good defensive play the second half by Kenny DeShazo and Teddy Mayne along with several other Packers limited the Seahawks scoring. There were several good runs for positive yards throughout the game by running backs Kadin Liva, Jack Pesanti, Brock Kelly and Landon Day-Purcell.
The Seahawks defeated the Packer in 22 to 8 in a well played physical game. The Seahawks were lead by the strong blocking and defensive play of Harlas Hicks. The offense was powered by the tough running of Aaron Christensen and Kahrter Mattila. KR Nielsen gave a boost to the offense and defense. Teague Barsness help lead a great defensive effort from the team.
Harrington Pepsi Partiots VS Glacier Bank/CCCS Falcons
Patriots – 26 Falcons – 26
A ferocious Falcons team gave the Patriots all they could handle on Thursday night. After an extremely tough game which went into Overtime, both teams proved again that they both deserved a win, but the game ended in a tie.
The Patriots struck first with Hunter Snyder showing off his speed to get to the edge and race down the side line for a touchdown. Second series for the Patriots, was led by Jack Panisko who caught a nice pass and ran for a few yards as did Dustin Watts from the Tight end position. The series was capped off by a beautiful run by Full back Bently Detonancour who received some great blocks by Reese Lyndes and Lucas Coyne to break outside. Lincoln West was able to carry the ball for a few possessions for the Patriots and showed some real promise going into the Jamboree coming Monday Night.
The Defense was led by Bridger Smyth and Landon Wrampe proving that they are a force to contend with by creating challenges for the opposing offense on almost every play. Linebackers Bently Detonancour, Lincoln West, Aspen Garrison, Lucas Coyne, all provided great containment on run and pass plays, while safety’s Jack Panisko, JJ Hardy ensured no large gains down field.
With the Falcons leading 20-12 and only a few plays remaining, the Patriots were able to score on a QB keeper to make the score 20-18. With this being the Patriots last chance to tie the game, Hunter Snyder was asked to kick his very first extra point attempt and nailed it, sending the game to OT. The Patriots won the toss and got the ball first and scored on their 4th and final possession. Extra point was unsuccessful and it was the Falcons turn. The Falcons were able to run the ball in on their first attempt and decided to run for the extra point. The Patriots defense stepped up and were able to stop the Falcons from scoring allowing the game to end in a tie. Both teams played very hard and are very evenly matched. What a great way to end the season.
The falcons offense was led by multiple scores by Kolton Knutson. Gavin Schonsberg and Vincent Savino both led the receiving game with 4 receptions each and a couple of big gains. Cole O’Connor continues to be a dual threat at the quarterback position scoring a touchdown on the ground, and completing 9 passes.
On defense, Trevin Berger and noah bumgarner each made some big stops from the defensive end positions. Pacee Klimple was all over the field making several big tackles from the strong safety position.