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Vikings Pillage the Blackhawk Village
September 16, 2013Cass Midway High School
By Jake Lambertz and Bobby Zielinski
On Friday, September 13, the Midway Vikings crushed the Adrian Blackhawks in a 41-19 home game. The Vikings’ offense proved to be even stronger than last year with a total of 41 points compared to the Blackhawks’ 19 points. The Vikings dominated the field with a stunning 489 yards of offense, over half of which came from the Vikings’ unstoppable run-game. The defense also had a solid game, only giving up a total of 7 first downs to the Vikings’ 20 first downs.
Peyton Semsch led the team in rushing yards with 18 carries for 146 yards and three touchdowns. Luke Boyer had 13 carries for 125 yards, followed by Bobby Zielinski with 10 carries for 54 yards and one touchdown, and Clay Dahman with 9 carries for 47 yards.
QB Peyton Semsch completed 9 of 16 passes for a total of 135 yards. Tanner Yahnig led the team in receptions with 2 completed catches for 58 yards, one of which was a one-handed show-stopper for the Vikings. Yahnig commented, “coming out from the getgo we were pumped up and ready for revenge. We all did the part that we needed to do to be victorious. The linemen’s blocking was outstanding and everything fell into place from there.” Yahnig’s performance was followed by Zielinski with 2 completed catches for 54 yards, Boyer with 2 completed catches for 21 yards, Tyler Wright with 2 completed catches for 17 yards, and Dahman with 1 completed catch for 11 yards and a touchdown.
Peyton Semsch completed 4 of 6 PAT’S.
Tanner Yahnig led the Cass Midway defense in tackles with 2 unassisted tackles and 9 assisted tackles, followed by Joey Beller with 2 unassisted and 8 assisted, Zeb Love with 6 unassisted and 2 assisted, Peyton Semsch with 3 unassisted and 5 assisted, and Shane White with 3 unassisted and 4 assisted.
Conor Hayes kicked off for a total of 172 yards on 4 kicks, followed by Christian Coyne for a total of 67 yards on 3 kicks. Conor Hayes had one kickoff return for 45 yards, followed by Bobby Zielinski with 37 yards on 1 return. Peyton Semsch punted one time for 37 yards. There were no punt returns.
This Friday, September 20, the Vikings will be taking on the Bulldogs at Appleton City. Kickoff time is 7:00 PM.