Close call at W-G favor Interstate 35 football

Libbie Randall - Sports
Bryce Achenbach runs to score another touchdown among many against Madrid on August 24, 2018. PHOTO BY LIBBIE RANDALL/THE PERRY CHIEF

Woodward-Granger football hosted Interstate 35 for a close-scoring face off on Friday, Sept. 21. Whether it was lack of quarterback Keith Braunschweig or the continuous momentum of the undefeated Roadrunners, the Hawks fell 24-20.

Bryce Achenbach still saw a successfull run in his role as he caught all three passes from Reese Jamison who went three for eight for 85 yards as well as a 30 yard touchdown. Jamison racked up 48 rushing yards before the night was over as well as two runs on nine carries. Tate Lettown had the team high of 101 rushing yards, scoring two points for the Hawks. Cade Polch and Kade Polich each went seven for 21 and Gabe Yingst was at six for 31 when the game was over.

Achenbach and Jamison each had seven solo tackles with three tackle assists from Achenbach and four assists from Jamison. Yingst racked up the team high on the defesnive side with 14 tackle assists and seven solos. Lettow saw five total tackles and Pacey Moats racked up 2.5.

A young Trevor Simmons had one tackle in Friday night’s game and Joe Rhodes had two. Jackson Newland successfully made seven total tackles while teammate Cale Pritchett had 2.5.

This week the Hawks celebrate Homecoming back at home. W-G will be taking on Woodward Academy this Friday, Sept 28. Woodward Academy is currently 2-3 overall to W-G’s 3-2 record.