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Freshmen Gridders Continuing Successful Season

By Staff | Oct 13, 2011

Emmetsburg’s Freshmen E-Hawks picked up a pair of wins against one loss in recent gridiron action. In their game against Spirit Lake on Sept. 19, the young E-Hawks were handed a 30-20 defeat by the Indians.

In the contest, Greg Wesley led Emmetsburg’s offense by rushing for 121 yards and accounting for all three E-Hawk touchdowns in the contest. Jacob Kibbie added 71 yards of rushing in the contest.

Defensively, Luke Jackson had eight tackles while Jacob Kibbie made seven stops and Greg Wesley added six tackles and a quarterback sack to the effort.

A week later, the E-Hawks traveled to Hull to take on Western Christian and collected a very satisfying 62-14 victory over the Wolfpack.

In the contest, Greg Wesley would run for 195 yards and scored four touchdowns for Emmetsburg, while teammate Jacob Kibbie added 125 yards and a pair of touchdowns to the effort. Joe Lowman would rush for 51 yards and scored a touchdown and Caige Elbert added 21 yards rushing and one touchdown to the final tally.

Jacob Miller would come away with 45 yards of pass receptions in the effort.

Leading the defense was Greg Wesley with 12 tackles, a quarterback sack and an interception. Luke Jackson added 11 tackles, while Caige Elbert intercepted a pass and Michael Woodruff recovered a fumble.

On October 3, the E-Hawks traveled to Storm Lake to score a huge, 50-6 win over the Tornadoes.

Greg Wesley would lead the E-Hawk offense with 175 yards rushing and four touchdowns, while Jacob Kibbie added 100 yards and one touchdown run. Jacob Kibbie would have 46 yards in pass receptions, while Jacob Miller had a 12 yard reception for a touchdown.

Zach Anderson would intercept a pass and returned it for a touchdown for the E-Hawks to lead the defensive effort. Luke Jackson would make 14 tackles in the win, as well as intercepting a pass and recovering a fumble, while Greg Wesley added nine tackles and a quarterback sack. Scott Wurzer also had nine tackles and Jacob Miller intercepted a pass.