photo courtesy WHS Activities Director Robert BarryWarrior Linemen pose with the team's first-ever State Football Championship trophy on Nov. 26 @ Memorial Stadium in Lincoln! Wahoo closed a perfect 2019 season with a 13-0 record, including 6 shutouts, 612 total offensive points (avg. 47 per game), and only gave up 54 points to opposing offenses (an impressive 4 points per game)!
WARRIOR FOOTBALL: 2019 C1 STATE CHAMPIONS & No. 1 IN MAXPREP'S NATIONAL RANKINGS!
Wahoo completely dominates Pierce in championship shutout; closes history-making season with perfect 13-0 record & first-ever title; Luben & Bordovsky shatter numerous school records!
2019 VARSITY SCHEDULE:
(Home games are in BOLD CAPS)
|August 30, 2019||WAYNE||W (47-0)|
|September 6, 2019||@ Nebraska City||W (70-7)|
|September 13, 2019||AURORA (Homecoming)||W (28-6)|
|September 20, 2019||PLATTEVIEW||W (61-0)|
|September 27, 2019||@ West Point-Beemer||W (54-7)|
|October 4, 2019||@ Raymond Central||W (47-0)|
|October 11, 2019||BISHOP NEUMANN||W (23-6)|
|October 18, 2019||@ Columbus Lakeview||W (69-14)|
|October 25, 2019||COLUMBUS SCOTUS (Senior Night)||W (49-0)|
|November 1, 2019||BOYS TOWN (1st Round, C1 State Playoff)||W (56-0)|
|November 8, 2019||COLUMBUS SCOTUS (C1 State Playoff Quarterfinal)||W (49-7)|
|November 15, 2019||WAYNE (C1 State Playoff Semifinal)||W (21-7)|
|November 26, 2019||Pierce (NSAA C1 State Championship)||W (38-0)|
FINAL 2019 SEASON RECORD: 13-0 (Points: Wahoo 612 • Opponents 54) [FINAL SEASON STATS]
#1 IN THE NATION!
MaxPreps Small Schools Top 25 national high school football rankings: new Nebraska team takes over top spot!
Wahoo the new No. 1 after winning Nebraska Class C1 state championship
(by Kevin Askeland, MaxPreps.com, 11/27/2019)
BEASTS! The Warrior Defense left their mark in 2019, allowing only 54 points in 13 games, an unbelievable average of 4 points per contest!
Congratulations to the 2019 Warrior Football Players who set new school records this year (from left): TREVIN LUBEN (Career Rushing Record - 622 carries for 4,736 yards, Career Scoring Record - 474 points, and Season Scoring Record - 264 points), and KOLE BORDOVSKY (Season Tackle Record - 161 tackles)
Click HERE to view the 2019 Warrior Football roster.
C1-4 ALL-DISTRICT TEAM:
Congratulations to the following Warrior Football players for being named to the 2019 C1-4 All-District Football Team:
1st Team, Offense: Trevin Luben (RB), Colin Ludvik (RB), Callan Phillips (OL), Gunnar Vanek (OL)
1st Team, Defense: Brandon Swahn (DL), Kole Bordovsky (LB), Grant Kolterman (LB), Thomas Waido (DB)
Honorable Mention: Kalon Cooper (DL), Nate Fox (TE), Cooper Hancock (WR), Luke Partridge (WR), Peyton Walling (LB), Jesus Zaragoza (K)
ALL-AREA (Wahoo Newspaper):
Congratulations to the following Warrior Football players for being named to the 2019 All-Area Football Teams by the Wahoo Newspaper:
1st Team Defense: Kole Bordovsky (Captain), Grant Kolterman, Brandon Swahn
1st Team Offense: Trevin Luben (Captain), Callan Phillips, Gunnar Vanek, Thomas Waido, Jesus Zaragoza
2nd Team Defense: Kalon Cooper, Cooper Hancock
2nd Team Offense: Evan Divis, Nate Fox, Colin Ludvik, Luke Partridge, Brody Specht, Peyten Walling
The 2019 NSAA Class C1 State Football Playoffs began Friday, November 1. On a coin flip, Wahoo earned the #2 seed, and powered their way through the bracket, posting big wins over #15 Boys Town, #7 Columbus Scotus, and #11 Wayne, leading up to the Nov. 26 championship game, where the Warriors closed the season with their first-ever State Title, completely dominating #4 Pierce in a 38-0 shutout! Congratulations Wahoo on an incredible, record-breaking season!
WARRIOR FOOTBALL: 2019 C1 STATE CHAMPIONS!
Wahoo completely dominates Pierce in championship shutout; closes history-making season with perfect 13-0 record & first-ever title!
November 26, 2019 (NSAA C1 State Championship @ Memorial Stadium)
Wahoo 38 || Pierce 0 W (Final Season Record: 13-0)
|Warriors||10||14 (24)||0 (24)||14 38|
|Bluejays||0||0 (0)||0 (0)||0 0|
Wahoo won its first-ever State Championship in football by defeating Pierce in a very dominating fashion in Memorial Stadium on Nov. 26!
The Warriors had 20 first downs for the game, amassing 391 yards of total offense, while Pierce only had 3 first downs, gaining only 94 yards of total offense.
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, as he ran for 269 yards on 42 carries with 5 rushing touchdowns. Colin Ludvik had 10 carries for 40 yards. Peyten Walling added 2 carries for 6 yards, and Thomas Waido had 8 carries for 30 yards. Luke Partridge had 1 catch for 10 yards and Cooper Hancock had 2 receptions for 41 yards.
Defensively, the Warriors had another stellar performance, forcing 5 turnovers. Kole Bordovsky led all tacklers with 12 tackles, including an interception that set up the first score. Grant Kolterman had 16 tackles. Brandon Swahn added 5 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss, and 1 fumble recovery. Luke Partridge had 1 interception, 2 tackles, and 1 tackle for a loss. Trevin Luben had 7 tackles and 1 interception. Thomas Waido had 3 tackles and 1 fumble recovery.
Congratulations Warrior Football: 2019 Class C1 State Champions!
Behind early turnovers and Luben's running, Wahoo gets the ball rolling toward first state title
(by Ron Powell [photo by Francis Gardler], Lincoln Journal Star, 11/26/2019)
Wahoo's state championship defense earns spot among Class C-1's best
(by Stu Pospisil [photo by Ryan Soderlin], Omaha World-Herald, 11/26/2019)
Wahoo Clips Pierce to Win First State Title (by Brandon Aksamit, News Channel Nebraska, 11/26/2019)
HISTORY MADE! Warrior Football qualifies for first-ever State Championship after 21-7 semifinal win over Wayne!
C1 State Final: Wahoo vs. Pierce (Tuesday, Nov. 26, 10:15 a.m. @ Memorial Stadium)
November 15, 2019 (Semifinal, C1 State Playoff @ Home)
Wahoo 21 || Wayne 7 W (Season Record: 12-0)
|Warriors||0||7 (7)||7 (14)||7 21|
|Blue Devils||0||0 (0)||7 (7)||0 7|
10/11 Sports Overtime - State Semifinals (Nov. 15)
'10 more days': Wahoo's dream comes true as Warriors reach first state football final (by Ross Miller [photo by Emily Haney], Journal Star, 11/15/2019)
Wahoo is headed to its first state championship game with a 21-7 win over Wayne (by Andrew Ward, KLKN TV Channel 8 Lincoln, 11/15/2019)
Wahoo will advance to the State Finals for the first time in school history after a 21-7 victory over Wayne Friday night!
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, as he ran for 148 yards on 25 carries with 2 rushing touchdowns. Colin Ludvik had 14 carries for 54 yards. Peyten Walling added 2 receptions for 32 yards, and Luke Partridge had 1 catch for 4 yards.
Defensively, the Warriors had another stellar night, giving up only 137 yards of total offense. Kole Bordovsky led all tacklers with 22 tackles, including 2 tackles for a loss. Grant Kolterman had 10 tackles, 2 sacks and a blocked kick. Brandon Swahn added 9 tackles, including 2 for losses.
Next week Wahoo will travel to Memorial Stadium for the State Football Finals against the undefeated Pierce Bluejays.
Clockwise from top left: Luke Partridge battles defensive coverage for the catch. Grant Kolterman blocks a Wayne kick, setting up a Warrior touchdown.
Warrior Defense swarmed Wayne's offense. Peyten Walling makes one of two catches in the game, posting 32 yards on offense. (photos courtesy Studio 123)
In 'easiest decision' he's ever made, Trevin Luben commits to walk on at Nebraska
(by Mike Sautter, Omaha World-Herald, 11/16/2019)
Take 2! Warrior Football repeats dominant performance over Scotus in C1 quarterfinal
(SEASON: Wahoo 553 • Opponents 47) ; 11-0 Wahoo hosts Wayne in Nov. 15 seminfinal
November 8, 2019 (Quarterfinal, C1 State Playoff @ Home)
Wahoo 49 || Columbus Scotus 7 W (Season Record: 11-0)
|Warriors||14||28 (42)||7 (49)||0 49|
|Shamrocks||0||0 (0)||7 (7)||0 7|
Warriors reach third straight semifinal (by Jason Unger, Wahoo Newspaper, 11/13/2019)
The 2019 Warrior Defense continued to wreak havoc on Scotus' offense in the Nov. 8 state quarterfinal victory (49-7).
Wahoo enters their third straight semifinal with an 11-0 record. Defensively, the Warriors have only allowed a total of 47 points . . . an average of only 4.27 points per game!
(photo courtesy Jason Unger, Wahoo Newspaper)
Wahoo picked up another playoff victory Friday by defeating the Columbus Scotus Shamrocks 49-7. The Warriors dominated the game from start to finish and took a 42-0 lead into halftime.
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, as he ran for 193 yards on 19 carries with 4 rushing touchdowns. Colin Ludvik had 7 carries for 125 yards and 3 rushing touchdowns. Wahoo dominated the line of scrimmage, averaging over 10 yards a rush for the game.
Defensively the Warriors were led by linebackers Kole Bordovsky and Grant Kolterman. Bordovsky had 8 tackles, and Kolterman had 3 tackles and 1 tackle for a loss. Kalon Cooper, Callan Phillips and Gunnar Vanek each had 3 tackles on the evening. Peyten Walling had 3 tackles and 1 interception.
Next week Wahoo will welcome the Wayne Blue Devils to Wahoo for a semifinal game of the NSAA C-1 playoffs.
Warrior senior Trevin Luben was once again Wahoo's offensive leader in the Nov. 8 state quarterfinal win over Scotus, posting 193 yards and 4 rushing touchdowns!
(photo courtesy Jason Unger, Wahoo Newspaper)
Warrior Football smashes Boys Town in first round of C-1 State Playoffs!
Wahoo 504 • Opponents 40 ; 10-0 Wahoo hosts rematch vs. Scotus in Nov. 8 quarterfinal
November 1, 2019 (1st Round, C1 State Playoff @ Home)
Wahoo 56 || Boys Town 0 W (Season Record: 10-0)
|Warriors||28||21 (49)||0 (49)||7 56|
|Cowboys||0||0 (0)||0 (0)||0 0|
Coin flip nets Warriors second seed in C-1 playoffs (by Jason Unger, Wahoo Newspaper, 10/30/2019)
Wahoo dominated in their first 2019 playoff game versus Boys Town. The Warriors amassed 413 yards of total offense, while holding Boys Town to 175 yards of total offense and scoreless.
On offense the Warriors were led by Colin Ludvik, rushing for 96 yards on 9 carries and 1 touchdown, as Trevin Luben added another 74 yards rushing on 11 carries with 3 rushing touchdowns. Luben also had 37 yards receiving on 2 catches, and Luke Partridge had 1 touchdown reception for 31 yards, and Peyten Walling had 1 touchdown reception for 11 yards.
Defensively the Warriors were led by the Grant Kolterman, who had 11 tackles with 1 tackle for a loss, and 2 fumble recoveries. Kole Bordovsky had 10 tackles, and Callan Phillips had 6 tackles, while Gunnar Vanek had 5 tackles and 1 tackle for a loss.
Next week, Wahoo will welcome the 8-2 Columbus Scotus Shamrocks back to Wahoo for the Quarterfinals of the NSAA C-1 playoffs.
Warrior Football caps off perfect regular season with 49-0 shutout over Scotus!
Wahoo 448 • Opponents 40 ; 9-0 Warriors face Boys Town in 1st Round of C1 Playoffs
October 25, 2019 (Home)
Wahoo 49 || Columbus Scotus 0 W (Season Record: 9-0)
|Warriors||0||14 (14)||28 (42)||7 49|
|Shamrocks||0||0 (0)||0 (0)||0 0|
Wahoo picked up their fourth straight district title on Friday by defeating the Columbus Scotus Shamrocks 49-0. It was a close game in the first half, with the Warriors taking a 14-0 lead into halftime and then breaking the game open with 28 points in the third quarter.
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, as he ran for 214 yards on 28 carries with 4 rushing touchdowns. Colin Ludvik had 7 carries for 83 yards and 2 rushing touchdowns. Cooper Hancock had 5 catches for 43 yards, and Peyten Walling had 1 catches for 26 yards.
Defensively the Warriors were led by linebackers Kole Bordovsky and Grant Kolterman. Bordovsky had 12 tackles, and Kolterman had 7 tackles and 2 sacks. Kalon Cooper had 6 tackles, 1 tackle for loss and 1 sack. Brandon Swahn had 5 tackles, with 3 of those for losses, and Callan Phillips had 8 tackles and 1 tackle for loss.
Next week Wahoo will welcome the 6-3 Boys Town Cowboys to Wahoo for the first round of the NSAA C-1 playoffs.
Warrior Football posts 42 second-quarter points in another big win @ Lakeview
Wahoo 399 • Opponents 40 ; 8-0 Warriors close regular season at Home Oct. 25 vs. Scotus
October 18, 2019 (Away)
Wahoo 69 || Columbus Lakeview 14 W (Season Record: 8-0)
|Warriors||14||42 (56)||13 (69)||0 69|
|Vikings||0||7 (7)||7 (14)||0 14|
Not too shabby! Warrior senior Trevin Luben posted 155 yards and 5 rushing TD's in Wahoo's 69-14 win over Lakeview on Oct. 18. (photo courtesy Dustin Otte)
Wahoo picked up their third straight District win on Friday by defeating the Columbus Lakeview Vikings 69-14, moving to 8-0 on the 2019 season. The Warriors scored 42 points in the 2nd quarter to break the game open.
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben on the ground again. Luben ran for 155 yards on 12 carries, with 5 rushing touchdowns. Colin Ludvik had 5 carries for 67 yards. Wahoo was much improved through the air as Thomas Waido was 13-15 passing for 188 yards and 2 touchdowns. Waido hit 7 different receivers, with Cooper Hancock leading all receivers with 5 catches for 62 yards and 1 touchdown. Colin Ludvik had 3 catches for 33 yards. Grant Kolterman had 1 catch for a 71-yard touchdown.
Defensively the Warriors were led by linebacker Kole Bordovsky who had 10 tackles. Brandon Swahn had 4 tackles and 2 tackles for loss. Gunnar Vanek had 4 tackles as well. The defense held Lakeview to 129 yards of total offense.
Next week Wahoo will host Columbus Scotus for the last game of the 2019 regular season. With a win Wahoo would clinch a District Championship for the 4th year in a row and preserve a perfect regular season record of 9-0.
Warrior Football advances to 7-0 with home victory over Bishop Neumann
Wahoo 330 • Opponents 26 ; Warriors travel to Lakeview Oct. 18
October 11, 2019 (Home)
Wahoo 23 || Bishop Neumann 6 W (Season Record: 7-0)
|Warriors||7||6 (13)||0 (13)||10 23|
|Cavaliers||0||0 (0)||0 (0)||6 6|
The 2019 Warrior Defense continues to impress! Against Bishop Neumann on Oct. 18, Wahoo allowed the Cavaliers only 77 yards of total offense. (photos courtesy Dustin Otte)
Wahoo won its seventh game of the 2019 season by beating crosstown rival Bishop Neumann. The Warriors controlled the line of scrimmage, allowing only 77 yards of total offense from Bishop Neumann.
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, who ran for 201 yards on 44 carries with 2 rushing touchdowns. Thomas Waido went 5-8 passing with 27 yards. Cooper Hancock had 3 catches for 12 yards, and Luke Partridge had 1 catch for 13 yards.
Defensively the Warriors were led by Grant Kolterman with 9 tackles, 2 tackles for a loss, 1 caused fumble, 1 sack, and 1 Interception. Kole Bordovsky had 11 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss, 1 fumble caused, and 1 fumble recovery. Brandon Swahn had 3 tackles, and 1 fumble returned for a touchdown. Gunnar Vanek had 7 tackles, and Callan Phillips had 6 tackles.
Next week Wahoo will travel to Columbus Lakeview for a very important District #4 contest.
Warrior Football posts third season shutout @ Raymond Central
Wahoo 307 • Opponents 20 ; Warriors host Neumann Oct. 11
October 4, 2019 (Away)
Wahoo 47 || Raymond Central 0 W (Season Record: 6-0)
|Warriors||17||23 (40)||7 (47)||0 47|
|Mustangs||0||0 (0)||0 (0)||0 0|
Wahoo had another dominant performance on Friday Night as the Warrior Defense limited the Raymond Central Mustangs to 25 yards of total offense.
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, who ran for 184 yards on 15 carries with 3 rushing touchdowns. Colin Ludvik rushed for 64 yards on 9 carries and1 touchdowns. Peyten Walling had 4 carries for 44 yards and 1 touchdown.
Defensively the Warriors were led by Kole Bordovsky with 12 tackles and 1 tackle for a loss, and Grant Kolterman with 7 tackles, 2 tackles for a loss, and 1 sack. Logan Brabec had 7 tackles and 1 tackle for a loss. Kalon Cooper had 6 tackles and 1 fumble recovery.
On special teams Grant Kolterman had a blocked punt, which set up a short field for a score, and Jesus Zaragoza had 2 field goals from the 30 and 25 yard lines.
Next week Wahoo will host Bishop Neumann on Friday for an important district game.
Another dominant performance @ West Point-Beemer boosts Warrior Football to 5-0
Wahoo travels to Raymond Central Oct. 4
September 27, 2019 (Away)
Wahoo 54 || West Point-Beemer 7 W (Season Record: 5-0)
|Warriors||21||13 (34)||13 (47)||7 54|
|Cadets||0||0 (0)||0 (0)||7 7|
Wahoo had another dominant performance on Friday night as the Warrior Defense made it very difficult for the West Point-Beemer Cadets to move the ball. West Point was held to 126 total yards of offense on the evening.
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, who ran for 90 yards on 12 carries with 3 rushing touchdowns. Colin Ludvik added 124 yards on 15 carries and 1 rushing touchdown. Thomas Waido had a very efficient night going 12 for 15 passing with 142 yards. Luke Partridge led all receivers with 5 receptions for 83 yards and 1 touchdown. Cooper Hancock also had 4 receptions for 37 yards.
Defensively the Warriors were led by Kole Bordovsky with 10 tackles and 2 tackles for loss and 1 blocked punt, and Grant Kolterman with 7 tackles with 1 tackle for a loss and 1 sack. Brandon Swahn added 5 tackles, 1 tackle for loss and 1 sack. Callan Phillips had 6 tackles and 1 tackle for loss.
Wahoo excelled in Special Teams, which included Jesus Zaragoza making 2 field goals from 32 and 34 yards in the second quarter. Ludvik had 4 punt returns for 55 yards, setting the Warriors in excellent field position all night.
Next week Wahoo will travel to Raymond Central (2-3) for its first District contest.
Warrior Football shuts out Platteview at home; advances to 4-0
Wahoo travels to West Point-Beemer Sept. 27
September 20, 2019 (Home)
Wahoo 61 || Platteview 0 W (Season Record: 4-0)
|Warriors||27||13 (40)||14 (54)||7 61|
|Trojans||0||0 (0)||0 (0)||0 0|
Defensive strength in numbers wasn't enough to stop senior Trevin Luben from posting 135 yards and 4 touchdowns against Platteview on Sept. 20. (photo by Dave Privett)
Warrior senior Thomas Waido (left) went 6 for 10 passing, and sophomore Colin Ludvik posted 115 yards and 2 touchdowns in Wahoo's 61-0 shutout over Platteview. (photos by Dave Privett)
Warriors manhandle Trojans, win 61-0 (by Jason Unger, Wahoo Newspaper, 09/25/2019)
Wahoo continued its winning ways on Friday with a dominating performance versus conference foe Platteview.
On offense the Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, who ran for 135 yards on 23 carries with 4 rushing touchdowns. Colin Ludvik helped out on the ground with 115 yards rushing on 13 carries and 2 rushing touchdowns. Thomas Waido was 6 for 10 passing with 49 yards. Luke Partridge led all receivers with 3 receptions for 19 yards.
Defensively the Warriors were led by Kole Bordovsky with 14 tackles and 1 tackle for loss. Grant Kolterman had 11 tackles, 3 tackles for loss,1 sack and a fumble recovery returned for a touchdown. Cooper Hancock contributed in the secondary with an interception. The Warrior defense dominated as they held the Trojans to -41 yards of total offense.
Next week Wahoo will head to West Point (2-2).
The Warrior Defense was ruthless on Sept. 20, holding Platteview scoreless, with -41 yards of total offense for the game. (photo by Dave Privett)
Big ground game & strong defense push Warrior Football to victory over #4 Aurora
Luben leads offense with 269 yards rushing on 31 carries, and 2 touchdowns; Bordovsky leads defense with 18 tackles (2 for loss)
September 13, 2019 (Homecoming)
Wahoo 28 || Aurora 6 W (Season Record: 3-0)
|Warriors||0||21 (21)||0 (21)||7 28|
|Huskies||0||6 (6)||0 (6)||0 6|
A strong Warrior Defense allowed Aurora only six points in the 2019 Homecoming game on Sept. 13. (photo by Dave Privett)
Warrior defense shuts down Huskies, top ranked Wahoo wins 28-6 (by Jason Unger, Wahoo Newspaper, 09/18/2019)
Despite a slow start on offense Wahoo used a 21 point 2nd quarter to gain the necessary momentum to come away victorious on Homecoming last Friday night versus #4 Aurora.
Offensively, Wahoo relied on its ground game running for 368 yards on 50 carries (7.36 yards per carry), and hitting a couple of timely throws for touchdowns. On the ground Trevin Luben led all rushers with 31 carries for 269 yards and 2 rushing TD’s. Receiving leaders were Luke Partridge (2 catches for 47 yards and 1 TD) and Peyten Walling (2 catches for 31 yards and 1 TD).
Defensively, the Warriors were led by Kole Bordovsky with 18 tackles and 2 tackles for loss. Grant Kolterman had 14 tackles and 3 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery. Trevin Luben had 12 tackles on the evening and Thomas Waido had 3 tackles and 1 interception.
Wahoo will play Platteview (2-1) next Friday at home.
Warrior senior Trevin Luben was a defensive nightmare in 2018, setting a new school record for most rushing yards in a season (2,215) and tying the season scoring record with 186 points. Luben continues to impress this season, posting 269 yards rushing on 31 carries, and two touchdowns last Friday, leading the Warriors to a 28-6 Homecoming victory over Aurora! (photo courtesy "Photo Joe" Vculek)
Warrior Football takes care of business with 70-7 win @ NE City
Wahoo posts 117 points & gives up only 7 in season's first two games; hosts Aurora for Sept. 13 Homecoming
September 6, 2019 (Away)
Wahoo 70 || Nebraska City 7 W (Season Record: 2-0)
|Warriors||14||21 (35)||14 (49)||21 70|
|Pioneers||0||7 (7)||0 (7)||0 7|
Warrior senior Luke Partridge had 3 catches for 50 yards, and 1 touchdown in Wahoo's huge 70-7 win over Nebraska City on Sept. 6! (photo courtesy David Waido)
Wahoo travelled to Nebraska City on Friday and cruised to their second win of the 2019 season. Wahoo’s offensive unit was able to amass 389 yards of total offense and 9 TDs, while the Warrior defensive unit gave up only 98 yards offense on the night.
Offensively Wahoo was led by Colin Ludvik with 7 carries for 127 yards and 1 TD, and Trevin Luben with 12 carries for 114 yards and 3 TDs on the ground. Thomas Waido had a very efficient night throwing, going 10 for 11 for 105 yards. Peyton Walling had 3 catches for 38 yards and 1 TD, and Luke Partridge had 3 catches for 50 yards and 1 TD to lead all receivers.
Defensively Wahoo was led by Kole Bordovsky with 11 tackles and Grant Kolterman with 10 tackles. Brandon Swahn, Gunnar Vanek, and Callan Phillips all had 5 tackles each, as well.
Wahoo’s Special Teams continued to make big plays, with Luben returning the second half opening kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown. Ludvik also had 77 total return yards helping the Warriors set up short fields for the offense.
Next Friday Wahoo will welcome Aurora to town for a top C-1 match-up.
Warrior Football blanks Wayne in season home opener
1-0 Wahoo travels to Nebraska City Sept. 6
August 30, 2019 (Season Opener @ Home)
Wahoo 47 || Wayne 0 W (Season Record: 1-0)
|Warriors||0||17 (17)||14 (31)||16 47|
|Blue Devils||0||0 (0)||0 (0)||0 0|
The Warrior Defense, lead by (from left) Brandon Swahn, Kole Bordovsky, and Grant Kolterman, shut down Wayne's offense in Wahoo's season-opening 47-0 shutout on Aug. 30. (photo courtesy David Waido)
The Warrior football team hosted Wayne for the 2019 season opener. Wahoo’s special teams and defense carried the team, as the offense struggled to consistently finish drives.
The Warriors were led by Trevin Luben, who had 13 carries for 91 yards with 3 touchdowns, and Colin Ludvik had 10 carries for 50 yards and 1 touchdown. Thomas Waido went 7 for 14 passing for 122 yards. Wahoo’s leading receivers were Peyten Walling, with 3 catches for 80 yards, and Cooper Hancock, with 2 catches for 28 yards.
On defense Wahoo was led by linebackers Kole Bordovksy with 13 tackles and 2 sacks, and Grant Kolterman with 6 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, and 2 sacks. Brandon Swahn was very active on defense with 4 tackles 4 tackles for loss, 1 sack and 1 fumble caused. Trevin Luben also had major contributions on defense with 5 tackles and an interception.
On special teams the Warriors dominated with Grant Kolterman tackling the punter in the endzone for a safety, and Trevin Luben had 4 punt returns for 52 yards and 1 touchdown return.
Wahoo will travel to Nebraska City next Friday for their second game of the 2019 season.
Left: junior Cooper Hancock completed 2 catches for 28 yards against Wayne. Right: Senior Thomas Waido completed 7 of 14 passes, for 122 yards. (photos courtesy David Waido)
2019 Warrior Football Team, back row (from left): Matthew Holdsworth, Wade Whitaker, Harrison Siebenaler, Dawson Rafteseth, Curtis Swahn, Carson Lavaley, Kyan Lausterer, Waylon Sherman, Andrew Waido, Trent Hallowell, Griffin Lausterer, Owen Hancock, Seth Williams, Jake Maass, Trevor Bohaty, William Nielson. Third row: Coach Jon Herrera, Coach Jayson Iversen, Damien Bragg, Sam DuBois, Ethan Pehrson, Justin McEvoy, Joe Herrera, Grant Kolterman, Mason Kreitzer, Jake Andresen, Ben Thrasher, Kael Eddie, Gavin Pokorny, Zach Fox, Colin Ludvik, Brandon Hasenkamp, Coach Erik Emerson, Coach Kyle Weyers. Second row: Coach Chad Fox, Jordan Broome, Sebastian Lausterer, Brett Whitaker, Gage Sherman, Tate Nelson, Cooper Hancock, Justin Nuckolls, Zach Hamling, Brody Specht, Noah Eivins, Branden Koranda, David Divis, Keegan Lowther, Matthew Phillips, Malachi Bordovsky, Trevor Ehrlich, Coach Clete Vrbka. Front row: Coach Jayme Iversen, Nathan Mather, Evan Divis, Trevin Luben, Luke Partridge, Kole Bordovsky, Callan Phillips, Gunnar Vanek, Thomas Waido, Nate Fox, Kalon Cooper, Logan Brabec, Brandon Swahn, Jesus Zaragoza, Connor Grandgenett, Peyten Walling, Rolando Sotelo. Student managers: Kaden Christen, Jase Kaminski, Josh Fox, Grady Meyer, Eli Shada. (photo courtesy "Photo Joe" Vculek)
Congratulations 2019 Warrior Football Seniors, back row (from left): Luke Partridge, Callan Phillips, Gunnar Vanek, Thomas Waido, Nate Fox, Kalon Cooper, Logan Brabec, Brandon Swahn. Front row: Nathan Mather, Evan Divis, Connor Grandgenett, Trevin Luben, Kole Bordovsky, Peyten Walling, Rolando Sotelo, and Jesus Zaragoza. (photo courtesy "Photo Joe" Vculek)