Pirates Hook the Gorillas

Pirates Hook the Gorillas

Nash Winters and Noah Rinker, writers

It was a sad loss, 34-14, for the Gorillas Friday, Sept. 6, against Avon at Bob Young Field on the USF campus in Sioux Falls. Kurt Braun passed 10 times, with 5 completions. Derek Stukel had 2 catches and 10 hand-offs from Kurt Braun. There were a total of 38 hand-offs in the game. In all of those, there was 1 touchdown and 8 first downs. Those hand-offs gave the Gorillas a total of 173 yards.

There were 6 kick returns for a total of 97 yards. Matt Neitzel had 5 of the kick returns and ran for a total of 80 yards. Robert Vomacka had 3 kick-offs with a total of 109 yards. Andrew Taggert and Stukel had the two touchdowns for the Gorillas, and Gavin Thomas completed a 2-point conversion thrown by Braun.

            On defense there were 52 tackles and 9 assist tackles. Jonah Beck and Brandon Warnke had 8 tackles and 2 assists in the game.

The next game is this Friday at home against Marty for homecoming at 7:00. I hope everyone gets into the homecoming spirit.