The 7th grade football team travelled to Northfield Tuesday evening, putting together a very solid performance to move to 3-0 on the season. The Knights shut out Norse a 44-0.
Offensive stand outs were: Isaiah Sutton 131 total yards and 3 TD’s, Morgan Lloyd 53 yards rushing ( 1 TD ) and 5 of 6 for 71 yards passing ( 2 TDs ), Cole Winer a 25 yard TD catch, and Braxton Worthington a 17 yard TD run.
On defense the Knights were lead by dominant play up front by the trio of Kaden Rody, Nevan Sharp, and Jason Oprisek. Cole Winer made a diving interception to shutdown one Northfield drive.
Reece Rosen – 2 carries for 3 yds
Dillon Tomlinson – 3 carries including a 9 yd gain; 4 tackles
Jaxton Peas – 3 carries for 5 yds
Paul Treska – 4 carries for 4 yds
Malachi Higgins – 3 Tackles
Noah Burkhart – 3 Tackles
The 8th grade football Knights made a second half come back against the Norse to pick up their first victory of the season 14-6.
Northfield lead 6-0 until the last play of the 3rd quarter when Joey Bland completed a 1 yard pass play, and rushed for the 2 point conversion. The Knights held on through a scare when the Northfield QB broke free for a 50 yard run. After the defense stiffened, Southwood quarterback Joey Bland broke free for a 61 yard run of his own, ending the scoring in a tightly contested game.
Top performances for the Knight’s offense were: Joey Bland running for 130 yards
(1 TD); Kaden Meredith rushing for 51 yards; and Kaden Rody catching a 1 yard scoring pass.
Jacob Snyder – 19 carries for 92 yds, 3 tackles
Jordan Livsay – 6 carries for 28 yds, 4 tackles
Jaiden Goshert – 4 carries for 26 yds, 3 tackles
Eric Tracey – 1 Rec. for 12 yds
Mason Osborne – 3 Tackles