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The Vikings Snipe the Sherwood Marksmen
October 30, 2013Cass Midway High School
By Bobby Zielinski and Jake Lambertz
The Midway Vikings redeemed last year’s one-point last-minute loss to the Sherwood Marksmen by pummeling them on Friday, October 25, in the last regular-season game of the year. The Vikings put up 52 points against the Marksmen’s 6. With a total of 301 rushing yards and 190 passing, the Vikings totaled 491 yards of offense. The Vikings’ defense was powerful, yet again, only giving up 74 yards. The Vikings’ defense also caused 4 turnovers. Junior outside linebacker Tanner Yahnig said, “We played well all-around, had a solid defensive game, and maintained a good level of intensity throughout the night.” The Vikings remain undefeated with a 9-0 season.
Clay Dahman led the team in rushing yards with 61 yards on 7 carries. Next in line was Peyton Semsch who ran 60 yards on 9 carries, followed by Shane White with 49 yards on 9 carries, Tyler Wright with 46 yards on 2 carries, Peyton Richardson with 36 yards on 5 carries, and Luke Boyer with 31 yards on 2 carries. Seniors Tucker Wizard and Eli Suarez also punched it in for one rushing touchdown each.
The Midway passing game was 9 of 16 with 190 yards gained by QB Peyton Semsch. Two of the passes were touchdown passes.
Clay Dahman led the team in receptions with 3 completed catches for 80 yards, one of which was a receiving touchdown, followed by Tanner Yahnig with 5 completed catches for 63 yards and a receiving touchdown, Luke Boyer with 1 completed catch for 40 yards, and Jake Lambertz with 1 completed catch for 8 yards.
Conor Hayes completed 6 of 6 and Peyton Semsch completed 1 of 1 PAT’S.
Tanner Yahnig led the Cass Midway defense in tackles with 5 unassisted tackles and 6 assisted tackles, followed by Jake Lambertz with 2 unassisted and 4 assisted, and Joey Beller, Clay Dahman, and Shane White with 2 unassisted and 3 assisted tackles each.
Joey Beller, Tyler Greer, and Kessler Woods each had one fumble recovery.
Shane White had one interception.
No data was available at press time for kickoff stats. Luke Boyer had one kickoff return for 20 yards followed by Conor Hayes with one kickoff return for 11 yards.
Peyton Semsch acquired a total of 38 yards on 1 punt. There were no punt returns.
The Midway Vikings will play the Archie Whirlwinds in the first game of the district playoffs on Thursday, October 31, at Midway. Kickoff time is 7:00 pm.