Pirates secondary shines in 21-6 win over Browning

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POLSON QUARTERBACK Bo Kelley (7) hands off to running back Dugan Davis during Friday night’s game against Browning at Polson High School. (Photo by Bob Gunderson/Lake County Leader)

The Polson Pirates generated a handful of turnovers while the offense expanded upon their real estate holdings to net their second conference win, 21-6, Friday, Sept. 13.

After a scoreless first frame, Browning would notch the scoreboard first when the Carlson brothers hooked up with a pass play into the end zone.

In the waning minutes of the second quarter, the Pirates countered.

Jarrett Wilson hauled down a clutch 33-yard catch at the 4-yard line to set up the Pirate equalizer, precipitating the chant, “he’s a freshman” by the student section.

Ryker Wenderoth then caught a 3-yard TD pass from Bo Kelley. Kelley’s conversion pass to Trevor Lake made it 8-6 and the Pirates never trailed again.

A pair of interceptions, one just before the half and the other a pick six by Wenderoth, extended his pilfer tally to a half dozen on the young season.

Jarrett Wilson and Caleb Pierre also had interceptions.

Wilson added a 44-yard TD catch to set the final score.

In the final frame, Wenderoth also stripped a Browning receiver of the ball after a catch that would have advanced the Indians within the 10-yard line if his pocket hadn’t been picked to flip the script over to Pirate possession.

Polson plays at Valley rival Ronan at 7 p.m. Friday night at Ronan High School.

The Polson team hopes to continue to compete with Ronan, a team that has struggled, and has only scored a total of three touchdowns on the season.

If Polson topples their Mission Valley rival, they have positioned themselves to be in the top-tier of the conference, something that hasn’t happened since the year 2016.

Polson 21, Browning 6

Polson (2-1), Browning (1-2)

Browning 0 6 0 0 – 6

Polson 0 8 7 6 – 21

B – Cody Carlson 24 pass from Jessie Carlson (pass incomplete)

P – Ryker Wenderoth 3 pass from Bo Kelley (Trevor Lake pass from Kelley)

P – R.Wenderoth 35 interception return (Hunter Pittsley kick)

P – Jarrett Wilson 44 pass from Kelley (kick blocked)

RUSH – B38-119 (Carlson combo), P34-72 (Dugan Davis 16-26, Garrett Croft 9-20, Kaleb Unger 1-0, Kelley 8-(-)8[+26 w/o 2 sacks]). PASS – B (J.Carlson 2-16-33-4), P (Kelley 13-27-195-1). REC – B2-33, P13-195 (J.Wilson 6-128, R.Wenderoth 4-30, Braunson Henriksen 1-24, Croft 1-8, Trevor Lake 1-5). INT – P4 (R.Wenderoth 2, J.Wilson, Caleb Pierre), B (C.Carlson). FMBLFORCED – R.Wenderoth. FMBLRCV – B (Jhase Monroe), P (R.Wenderoth). SACK – B2 (Jhase Monroe, noID), P (Bra.Henriksen). PD – R.Wenderoth 4, D.Davis 2, J.Wilson, Kelley. TFL – B.Goode 1, Henriksen ½, R.Wenderoth ½. TKL/AST (21t34a) – Kelley 4t5a, Croft 4t4a, D.Davis 4t2a, C.Pierre 2t5a, Aaron O’Roake 3t3a, Josh Simmons 1t4a, Henriksen 1t3a, J.Wilson 3a, R.Wenderoth 1t, Jaren Keene 1t, B.Goode 2a, Robert Perez 1a, Abel Kimmel 1a, Trent Dwelle 1a. (Fr13Sep19)

Libby 55, Ronan 6

At Libby, the visiting Chiefs were given the runaround by the Loggers, who ran Ronan through the mill with a load of lumbering on the ground. Bright spots included an interception by Trapper McAllister and a long strike through the air when Daniel Kelsch connected with Matt Victor for Ronan’s lone TD. The Chiefs host the Pirates this coming Friday in the gridiron rendition of the cross county Rez rivalry wrangle.

Ronan (0-3), Libby (3-0)

Ronan 0 0 6 0 – 6

Libby 14 27 14 0 – 55

L – Dawson Young 1 run (Chandler Bower kick)

L – Aydan Williamson 20 run (Bower kick)

L – Young 15 run (Bower kick)

L – Young 43 run (kick failed)

L – Young 9 run (Bower kick)

L – Ryker McElmurray 1 run (Bower kick)

L – David Patterson 4 run (Bower kick)

R – Matt Victor 62 pass from Daniel Kelsch (pass failed)

L – Hunter Hoover 3 run (Bower kick)

RUSH – R16-22 (Bruin Largent 6-8, Kelsch 7-6, ), L47-443 (Dawson Young ). PASS – R(Daniel Kelsch 6-21-127-2), L4-8-71-1 (Jeff Offenbecher ). REC R6-127 (Victor 3-92, Daniel Bishop 2-24, Kolby Reum 1-11). INT – Trapper McAllister. SACK – R1: Largent, L 1½. KR – 9-121 (T.McAllister 8-110, Reum 1-11). PUNT – R: Victor 6-198. TKL/AST – (R32t32a) Bishop 8t2a, Largent 6t, T.McAllister 3t4a, Reum 2t4a, Max Morency 2t3a, Tucker Lytton 1t5a, Jonathan Matt 2t2a, Victor 2t, Jasen Rodda 2t, Landon Lynch 1t2a, Da.Kelsch 4a, Jessie LittleBoy 1t1a, Dylan Kelsch 1t1a, Eric Dolence 1t, Garrett Bartel 1a, Caleb Cheff 1a, Dylan Davis 1a, Dillon Toller 1a; (L15t48a). (Fr13Sep19)

Stat specs derived from MaxPreps postings

Western 8-man

Flint Creek 46, Charlo 20

Charlo (1-2), Flint Creek (2-1)

Charlo 14 0 6 0 – 20

Flint Creek 0 8 8 30 – 46

C – Isaiah Allik 47 run (Allik run)

C – Braydon Zempel 7 pass from Coyle Nagy (conv failed)

FC – Kade Cutler 22 run (Leyton Wagner run)

FC – Cutler 1 run (Wagner run)

C – Allik 1 run (conv failed)

FC – Tucker Weaver 6 pass from Cutler (Cutler run)

FC – Avery Metesh 4 run (conv failed)

FC – Cutler 46 run (conv succeeds)

FC – Daniel Brabender 15 pass from Cutler (Metesh run)

RUSH – C22-144 (Allik 19-119), FC33-197 (Cutler 27-167). PASS – C9-13-92-1 (Nagy), FC6-14-50 (Cutler). REC – C9-92 (Allik 4-60, Roper Edwards 3-19, Zempel 2-13), FC6-50 (Brabender 4-30, Metesh 1-14). KR – C6-17 (Ethan Diaz 3-13), FC5-3. PR – C4-11(Allik 1-9, Zempel 2-2). INT – FC (Metesh). SACK – FC4. FMBL – C1 (), FC4. TFL – C2 (Wrangler Gaustad, Ethan Diaz), FC8. TKL/AST – C30t8a (Bridger Foust 7t2a, Gaustad 4t2a, Zempel 4t, Ethan Diaz 4t, Phil Marquez 4t, Allik 3t1a, Nagy 2t2a, Nathan Clark 2t1a), FC27t2a (Weaver 7t1a). (Fr13Sep19)

Flint Creek = Drummond/Philipsburg coop

Stat data derived from Hudl breakdown. Some details may vary from sideline specs.

Mission 68, Troy 30

Mission (2-1), Troy (0-3)

Mission 36 14 12 6 – 68

Troy 12 0 0 18 – 30

T – Ricki Fisher 29 pass from Terren Winebark (pass failed)

MSI – Isaac Dumontier 5 run (Jedi Christy pass from Dumontier)

T – Kolton Lewis 43 pass from Winebark (pass failed)

MSI – Troy Matt 43 run (run unsuccessful)

MSI – Darwin Adams 10 pass from Dumontier (Layne Spidel run)

MSI – Charley Adams 55 pass from Dumontier (pass incomplete)

MSI – Matt 2 run (Christy pass from Dumontier)

MSI – Christy 27 pass from Kolten Gardipee (Christy pass from Dumontier)

MSI – Christy 10 pass from Dumontier (run failed)

MSI – Canyon Sargent 21 run (pass incomplete)

MSI – Trance Bird 45 interception return (run failed)

MSI – Sargent 5 run (pass failed)

T – Lewis 65 pass from Winebark (pass failed)

T – Ben Starks fumble return (run failed)

T – Lewis 40 pass for TD after fumble (run failed)

RUSH – MSI: , T 7-7 (R.Fisher 4-8). PASS – MSI (Dumontier ), T 23-46-348 (Winebark 22-45-308-3). REC – MSI (Charley Adams ), T 22-348 (K.Lewis 7-182).

INT – MSI: Ian Killorn, T: Winebark. FMBLRCV – MSI: Miles Anderson, T: Starks

Stat specs derived from MaxPreps scoretracker postings. Some details may vary from sideline specs.

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