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Meskwaki rings up back-to-back victories

September 18, 2011
By TIMES-REPUBLICAN STAFF (sports@timesrepublican.com) , Times-Republican

MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT - The Meskwaki Settlement football team won its second district game in a span of five days with a 48-30 win over Grandview Park Baptist in 8-man action on Friday.

The Warriors had three 100-yard rushers on the night, led by Winston Wolf's 140 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries. Vincent Lasley had 17 attempts for 122 yards and a score, while Tyus Grant finished with 16 carries for 109 yards.

Lasley threw for three touchdowns - two to Denness Keahna and one to Kane YoungBear.

Meskwaki (3-2, 2-0) defeated Harmony 54-28 in a game that was pushed back to Monday after a power outage at Harmony on Sept. 9.

The Warriors travel to Moravia next Friday in a matchup of district co-leaders. Melcher-Dallas also is 2-0 in District 5 play.

Woodward Academy 2, BCLUW 0

WOODWARD - Woodward Academy scored the only points of the game when it tackled BCLUW running back Cole Thompson in the end zone for a safety with 2 minutes, 44 seconds left in the first half of Friday's Class 1A District 4 match-up.

The Knights (3-1, 1-1) outgained BCLUW in total offense, 175-137, and overcame three turnovers and 19 penalties for the win.

LuaPou Lee had 86 yards rushing for Woodward Academy, while Kadeem Hendon had two catches for 30 yards.

BCLUW (2-2, 0-2) was led by Lane Caster's 50 yards rushing, but the Comets were held scoreless for the first time this season.

Blake Cooper led the Comet defense with 12 tackles, while Mac Simpson had six tackles, one quarterback sack, an interception and two fumble recoveries.

The last two winless teams in the district meet next Friday as BCLUW goes to Ogden (2-3, 0-2).

Gilbert 34, East Marshall 12

GILBERT - Gilbert gained 424 yards of total offense in getting its first win of the season, 34-12, in Friday's Class 2A District 7 game against East Marshall.

The Tigers (1-4, 1-1) led 14-6 at the half before pulling away. Quarterback Jordan Knock was 13-for-20 passing for 224 yards and two touchdowns, while Jared Oelmann gained 127 yards rushing with three TDs.

Brendan Wanatee had most of his 118 rushing yards on a 75-yard TD dash, and he also led the Mustangs (0-4, 0-2) with 15 tackles on the night. Nate Judge added 14 tackles and a fumble recovery, while Jay Reisetter had 12 stops.

Dalton Beadle had a 60-yard interception return for East Marshall's other score. Beadle also gained 57 yards rushing in the loss.

The Mustangs visit fourth-ranked Fort Dodge St. Edmond next Friday.