2009 Warrior 9/10 & JV Football Highlights
Wahoo 9th/10th FB vs Ashland
The Warriors faced off with Ashland for the final time in a three game series, this time at Wahoo High School. The Warriors’ first score came in the first quarter on a 35-yard pass from Jonathan Abbott to Casey Brown, who squeezed between defenders to find the end zone for a 6 – 0 lead for the Warriors after the failed two-point conversion. The Warrior defense battled hard in the first half, forcing four Ashland three and outs. The Warrior offense found the end zone again in the third quarter with a tremendous 20-yard cut back run by Tyler Kavan, to put Wahoo up 12-0 after the failed two-point conversion. The Warrior defense got the ball back on a fumble recovery, giving Wahoo a short field to work with. Tyler Kavan found the end zone again on a 15-yard run right through the heart of the Bluejay defense, putting the Warriors up 18-0. The Warriors’ final score came on a 28-yard run by Tyler Kavan, behind the blocking of Brock Partridge and Jason Semrad, who parted the Bluejay defense, giving the Warriors their final score of 24-0.
Wahoo JVFB vs Ashland
The Warriors traveled to Ashland to face the Bluejays for the second time in a three-game series. The Warriors and Bluejays traded punches throughout the first half with Trenton Raymond finding the end zone first, giving the Warriors a 6-0 lead after the failed two-point conversion. The Warrior defense was rock solid throughout the first half, but the Bluejays’ hail mary pass right before half time found its mark as time expired, with the Bluejays’ taking a 7-6 lead going into half. The Bluejays capitalized in the second half scoring another Bluejay touchdown on a trick play, scoring on a toss pass in the third quarter giving the Bluejays a 13-6 lead after the missed PAT attempt. The Warriors were able to find some success in the second half against the blitzing Bluejay defense, scoring midway through the fourth quarter on a 40-yard pass from Jonathan Abbott to Michael Kersten edging the Warriors closer, trailing 12-13 after the failed two-point conversion. The Warriors’ defense forced another three-and-out for Ashland, giving the Warriors the ball back with just under two minutes left in the fourth quarter. The Warriors moved the ball against the Bluejay defense with their running game, pounding Ashland’s defense down to the two-yard line. With eight seconds left in the game, the Warriors powered their way into the end zone for the game winner by Tyler Kavan, giving the Warriors a 20-13 lead after the successful two-point conversion. The Bluejays had one last gasp on the kickoff return but were tackled to the ground by the Warrior defenders, sealing the victory.
Wahoo JVFB vs Yutan
The theme for the JVFB game versus Yutan was overcoming adversity. The point was struck home quickly as the Chieftains kickoff caromed off one of the Wahoo kick returners and bounced right into the hands of one of the Yutan defenders. Yutan scored quickly on a 5-yard run and converted the two-point conversion, putting the Chieftains up 8-0 18 seconds into the game. The Warriors responded with an eight-minute drive capped off by a 15-yard scramble by Brook Stuart, who dove at the pylon giving the Warriors their first score of the game. The two-point conversion by Trenton Raymond was good, tying the game 8-8. The Warrior defense tightened up on the Chieftains’ second possession, forcing them to punt. Wahoo continued where they left off, moving the ball on the ground, with Trenton Raymond scoring on a 20-yard run down the sideline. The two-point conversion was no good, giving the Warriors a 14-8 lead. The Warrior defense tightened up again on Yutan’s next offensive possession, forcing another punt that was blocked and recovered on the 10-yard line, giving the Warriors excellent field position. But, costly penalties and a turnover gave the ball back to the Chieftains. Yutan was able to mount a drive right before halftime, tying the game 14-14, after the PAT was missed. After making adjustments at halftime, the Warriors quickly jumped on the Chieftains defensively, forcing a three and out. The Warrior offense took little time to make their mark with Tyler Kavan scoring on a 38-yard run on the opening play of the second half. The two-point conversion was no good, giving Wahoo a 20-14 lead. The Warrior defense rose to the challenge again on the next Yutan possession, with Jonathan Abbott intercepting a Chieftain pass and returning it to the 28-yard line. After a 10-yard run by Brook Stuart, he was able to connect on an 18-yard pass to Michael Kersten, increasing the lead to 28-14, after the successful two point conversion by Tyler Kavan. Yutan quickly moved the ball down field against the Warriors but were turned away on an interception by Brook Stuart, giving the Warriors the ball back on their own 10-yard line. The Warriors wasted no time scoring with Jonathan Abbott hitting Tyler Kavan in stride on a 90-yard strike, that was capped off by a Houdini-like tackle escape on the 5 yard line and one last burst for the touchdown, giving the Warriors the lead 34-14, after the failed two point conversion. The Chieftains quickly took the ball down the field on their next possession, capped off by a 25-yard run, narrowing the gap to 34-20, after the missed two-point conversion. The Warriors drove the ball right down the field again, to the Chieftain 8 yard line, when a costly fumble gave Yutan the ball back with four minutes left in the half. The Warrior defense responded by delivering a huge blow to the quarterback on a pitch play, knocking the ball loose and leading to a fumble recovery for a touchdown, upping the lead to 41-20, after the successful PAT attempt by Cameron Walling, giving the Warriors the victory.
Wahoo 9th/10th FB vs Mr. Michael
Mt. Michael 0
The Warriors faced the Knights on one of the coldest and blustery days of the season, but that didn’t stop Wahoo from getting off to another quick start. On the first play of the game, Tyler Kavan took a pitch from Brook Stuart 60 yards to pay dirt, giving the Warriors a 7-0 lead, after the successful PAT attempt by Kavan, as well. The Warriors defense provided the next scoring opportunity when Derek Hamar jumped a vertical route and took the interception back 35 yards for a touchdown. The Warriors increased their lead to 14-0 after the successful PAT attempt from Kavan. The windy conditions slowed the passing game for both teams, forcing both teams to try to find a way to run the ball with the line stacked defensively. In the second half, the Warriors once again hit the ground running, with Tyler Kavan, Brook Stuart, and Jonathan Abbott carrying the load for the Warriors. The Warriors were able to take advantage of a lull in the breeze, with Jonathan Abbott hitting Mitch Shukis for a 35-yard scoring strike. The PAT attempt was no good, giving the Warriors a 20-0 lead. The Warrior defense picked up their intensity in the second half, sacking the quarterback numerous times and deflecting pass after pass, with Parker Nicholls, Jack Putnam, Schyler Shanahan, Brock Partridge, Tyler Kavan, Kyle Zeleny, and Jonathan Abbott anchoring the defensive effort. The Warriors were able to get on the scoreboard one last time with Kyle Zeleny scoring on an acrobatic catch from 5 yards out from Brook Stuart, giving the Warriors their final score of 26-0.
Wahoo JVFB vs Arlington
The Warriors showed their physicality on the opening drive of the game, churning out five first downs and methodically moving the ball down the field against the Eagles defense. Seth Stewart started the scoring for the Warriors with a 20-yard run. The two-point conversion by Lucas McAtee was good, giving the Warriors the 8-0 lead. Arlington was able to mount a drive, of their own, which was capped off by a 4-yard scoring run. The PAT was no good for the Eagles, closing the gap to 8-6. On the next possession, Tyler Kavan continued his dominance on the junior varsity field, rumbling to a 65-yard touchdown after being hit in the backfield. Brook Stuart hit Tyler Kavan on a swing pass for the two-point conversion, pushing the lead to 16-6 for the Warriors. In the third quarter, Brook Stuart hit Tyler Kavan on another swing pass, for a 15-yard touchdown. Brook Stuart scored on a quarterback keep for the two-point conversion, extending the lead to 24-6 for the Warriors. Seth Stewart capped off the scoring for the Warriors with a 25-yard run, on a great cutback run, giving the Warriors their final 30-6 victory over the Eagles.
Wahoo 9th/10th FB vs Bishop Neumann
Bishop Neumann 14
The Warriors were able to move the ball down the field against the Cavaliers, on the ground and through the air, with 5 different players touching the ball. The drive was capped off by a 15-yard pass from Brook Stuart to Tyler Kavan, giving the Warriors a 6-0 lead. Wahoo was able to get the ball back after a three and out by the Cavaliers. The offense moved the ball down the field methodically, capping off the eight-play drive with a 5 yard run by Tyler Kavan. Brook Stuart scored on the two-point conversion, giving the Warriors a 14-0 lead. The Cavaliers mounted their own scoring drive, making the score 14-7. Brook Stuart was able to hoop up with Casey Brown on throws of 28 yards and 15 yards, to put the Warrior offense in the Cavalier red zone at the end of the third quarter. Tyler Kavan finished off the drive with an athletic, five-yard cutback run for a touchdown. The PAT was good, giving the Warriors a 21-7 lead. The Cavaliers scored again at the beginning of the fourth quarter, making the lead 21-14 for the Warriors. Wahoo churned the clock on their final scoring drive, with Brook Stuart hitting Casey Brown on a 20-yard touchdown pass in the end zone to seal the victory for the Warriors, 28-14.
Wahoo JVFB vs DC West
DC West 14
Seth Stewart took a screen pass from Brook Stuart for a 28-yard touchdown midway through the first quarter. DC West mounted a drive in the second quarter, capping it off with an 8-yard touchdown scamper down the right side, taking the lead 7-6. In the third quarter, Jonathan Abbott hit Kory Divis on a slant pass for a 20-yard touchdown, putting the Warriors back on top 12-7. The Falcons were able to strike again midway through the fourth quarter, scoring on a quarterback keep, giving DC the victory 12-14 over the Warriors.
Wahoo 9th/10th FB vs Elkhorn
Brook Stuart scored to start the second quarter on the option for a 4-yard touchdown, giving the Warriors a 6-0 lead. The Antlers responded, mounting their own 55-yard drive, capped off by a 3-yard touchdown plunge, taking the lead 7-6. Elkhorn got the ball back with 8 seconds left in the half and was able to hit a 32-yard field goal, giving the Antlers a 10-6 lead going into half. The Antlers took advantage of a short field at the end of the third quarter, to increase their lead to 17-6. Wahoo charged right down the field on their next possession, kick-started by a return by Seth Stewart to the 50-yard line. Four plays later, Tyler Kavan weaved his way through the Antler defenders to score from 25 yards out, narrowing the lead to 17-12 for the Antlers. The Warriors mounted one last drive but were snuffed out on an interception near the end zone.
Warrior Football JVers Open 2009 Season with Impressive 55-0 Shut-Out over Raymond Central
Raymond Central (9/8/09)
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The Wahoo JVFB team opened up the 2009 season on Tuesday, September 8, at Wahoo High School versus Raymond Central.
The Warriors scored early and often against the Mustang defense with five different Warrior players reaching the end zone. The scoring was started by Trenton Raymond on a 5-yard near-the-goal-line to put the Warriors up 7-0, after a successful PAT by Tyler Kavan.
On the first play defensively, the Warrior secondary was able to tip the opening pass, leading to a Seth Stewart interception that was returned to the Mustang 2 yard line. Once again, Raymond was able to punch it in on his first attempt, increasing the lead to 13-0, after the PAT was blocked.
The Warrior defense forced a three and out by the Mustangs, forcing a punt. Kavan received the punt on the Warrior 35 yard line and rumbled 65 yards for the Warriors’ third score of the day, pushing the score to 21-0, after a successful 2-point conversion by Brook Stuart on a 3-yard run to the left. The Warrior defense came out strong again, forcing another three and out, giving the Warriors the short field on offense.
Kavan was able to break through the line on an isolation play, bouncing to the left and scoring on a 20-yard run bringing the score to 28-0 after the successful PAT by Kavan, as well. In the second quarter, the Warriors got the ball back quickly from the Mustangs with an interception by Jonathan Abbott on the Mustangs’ opening drive of the quarter. The Warriors scored on their first possession on a bubble screen from Stuart to Raymond that covered 45 yards, pushing the score to 35-0, after the PAT kick by Kavan.
The Warrior defense was relentless throughout the game, with Jason Semrad, Schyler Shanahan, Kyle Zeleny, and Kavan all recording quarterback sacks. The Mustangs continued to try to move the ball through the air, with the Warriors answering with three more interceptions by Jonathan Hollman, Tyler Urban, and Casey Brown to squash any Mustang hopes of moving the ball offensively.
In the second half, the Warriors continued their ground assault with Abbott scoring on a 40-yard run off the option, moving the score to 41-0, after the failed PAT attempt. On the next Warrior possession, Seth Stewart carried the ball three times, leading to a 20-yard touchdown run, increasing the Warrior lead to 48-0, after the successful PAT kick. The final score for the Warriors was a defensive score, when Raymond scooped and scored a mishandled pass behind the line of scrimmage from 40 yards out, giving the Warriors their final 55-0 victory, after the final successful PAT by Kavan.