Oskaloosa Takes Down The Cardinals

Newton, Iowa – It was a return home for Oskaloosa Head Football Coach Jake Jenkins.

It was the first time he was returning home to Newton, but this time he was on the opposite side of the field and using the newly renamed visitor’s locker room, which was named in honor of his father.

His brother stood on the home side, and the brothers focused on their jobs once that whistle blew.

Oskaloosa got off to a quick start when Wyatt Krier carried the ball 10 yards for the touchdown with 8:25 on the clock in the first quarter. The PAT kick by Aaron Blom was good, and Oskaloosa was up 7-0.

Tyler Miller passed to Will Schultz for the 13-yard touchdown with 3:14 remaining in the first quarter. The PAT kick by Blom was good, and Oskaloosa stretches their lead over the Cardinals 14-0.

The first half ended with the Indians not being challenged, adding another touchdown when Tyler Miller rushed 18 yards with 40 seconds remaining. Blom once again boots the PAT through the uprights, and the Indians head to the locker room leading the Cardinals 21-0.

When the teams returned to the field to start the third quarter, the Cardinals were a brand new team. Newton’s Will Cheng carried the ball 12 yards for the Cardinal touchdown with 9:14 remaining in the third quarter. The PAT kick by Josh Meyer was good, and Newton was on the board, trailing the Indians 21-7.

The Cardinals added another score with 11:12 remaining on the game clock. Once again, Will Cheng carried the ball 11 yards for the touchdown. Meyer kicked the PAT through the uprights, and the score is now 21-14 Oskaloosa.

Just four minutes later, the Cardinals tied the ball game when Kyle Long passed to Julian Hotchkin to complete a 24-yard play with 6:57 remaining in the game. Meyer’s kick is good, and the score is 21-21, and the Indians are in danger of falling to the Cardinals.

With 2:54 remaining in the game, Tyler Miller pushes into the end zone from 1 yard out to put the Indians back on top. Blom remained perfect on the night, kicking his fourth PAT of the game, and the Indians are back on top 28-21.

The Indians were able to hold on to the lead, winning over the Cardinals 28-21.

Oskaloosa had 57 offensive plays for a total net yardage of 314. Newton had 63 offensive plays for a total net yardage of 286.

Oskaloosa had 234 rushing yards to 166 for Newton, but Newton had more yards in the air, 120 to 80 for the Indians.

Miller lead the Indians with 155 yards on 26 attempts and scoring two touchdowns. Will Schultz had four carries for a total of 49 yards. Wyatt Krier had ten carries for a total of 33 yards.

Will Cheng lead the Cardinals rushing game with a total of 61 yards on ten carries. Cody Satterfield gained 40 yards on 9 attempts.

Tyler Miller had 80 yards in the air on 12 attempts, completing 7 of those. He scored one touchdown from the air and was sacked twice.

Kyle Long had 120 yards on 11 attempts and five completions for the Cardinals. He scored 1 passing touchdown, while being intercepted once, and sacked once.

Iszac Schults lead the Indians receivers with a 39-yard grab. Brother William Schultz had two catches for 20 yards and a touchdown. Reed Brown had two receptions for 18 yards.

For Newton, Cody Satterfield had two receptions for 18 yards, while Dylan Farver had 48 yards on a single reception. Will Cheng also had a single reception for 30 yards.

Wyatt Krier lead the Indians on defense with nine total tackles, with Kenny Settimi and Cody Gunn with eight tackles each.

Aaron Blom and Leland Evans each had six tackles, while Iszac Schultz and Walker Newman with five each.

Canaan Terpstra lead the Cardinals on defense with ten total tackles, while teammates Zane Kohlmeyer and Dalton Altemeier each had eight.

The Indians travel to Pella for what is being billed as the game that will decide the district champion, and the automatic berth into the postseason.

If you can’t be in Pella to watch the game, you can watch it on the http://indiansnetwork.tv/ or MCG Channel 7.

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