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Sherwood Marksmen Edge Out Vikings
October 29, 2012Cass Midway High School
By Midway Mass Communications Reporters Bobby Zielinski and Christopher Bynum
On Friday, Oct. 19, the Vikes traveled to Sherwood to play the Marksmen in the final regular season game before District play. It proved to be a tough one with the Marksmen edging the Vikings out of a victory 37-36. The Viking defense had only given up 42 points in the season prior to this game. Coach Larry Burchett said, “We had three opportunities to go up by three scores and we didn’t execute.” The Vikings record was 7-2 going into official district seeding. They came out with the #3 seed, and look to play the Archie Whirlwinds at home on Friday, Oct. 26.
The Vikings’ top rusher was Peyton Semsch with 115 yards on 10 attempts with a total of 2 touchdowns. Following Semsch was Bobby Zielinski with 107 yards on 17 attempts and 2 touchdowns, Clay Dahman with 26 yards on 8 attempts, Luke Boyer with 2 yards on 1 attempt, and Joey Beller with 1 yard on 1 attempt.
Peyton Semsch completed 3 out of 9 passes resulting in a total of 77 yards. One of the passes was to Luke Boyer and resulted in a 29 yard touchdown. The other two passes were to Mason Irvin.
Bobby Zielinski had 4 kickoff returns for a total of 98 yards. Luke Boyer had 1 kickoff return for 18 yards, Zeb Love had 1 kickoff return for 6 yards, and Cody Marrone had 1 kickoff return for 7 yards. Peyton Semsch had a total of 6 kickoffs that resulted in a total of 200 yards.
Luke Boyer had 1 punt return for a total of 33 yards. Bobby Zielinski had 1 punt return for a total of 3 yards. Peyton Semsch had 5 punts for a total of 232 yards.
Peyton Semsch and Sean DeFeo each had an interception and Kessler Woods had a fumble recovery.
The Vikings’ top tackler was Jake Lambertz with 4 solo and 6 assisted tackles. Following Lambertz was Christian Cromer with 2 solo and 7 assisted tackles, Christopher Bynum with 4 solo and 2 assisted tackles, Sean DeFeo with 2 solo and 6 assisted tackles, and Peyton Semsch with 2 solo and 5 assisted tackles.