REBELS BIG IN 4TH QUARTER
The Rebels (4 -0, 2 - 0 in LTC play) pulled away from the Annawan/Wethersfield Titans (3 -1, 1 - 1 in LTC play) Friday night (Sept. 19) scoring 17 4th quarter points to secure a 31 - 7 victory. The Rebels got on the scoreboard first on a 34 yard run by Chase Johnston. After the Titans tied the game Johnston score again this time from 3 yards out giving the Rebels a 14 - 7 halftime lead. After a scoreless 3rd quarter, the Rebels stopped the Titans at the Rebels 18 yard line on downs. On the ensuing drive, the Rebels got a school record tying 41 yard FG from Leo Helleberg to go up 17 - 7. On the next A/W possession Thorin Hicks intercepted a Titan pass and returned it 35 yards for a TD (24 - 7 Rebels). Joe Charvat went in from the 1 for last Rebel TD to make the final 31 - 7. Helleberg was a perfect 4 for 4 on EP attempts. The Rebels got another strong performance by their defense. Logan Hollis lead the team in tackles with 11 and Tyler Dorsey had 9. For the game, the Rebels had 220 yards of total offense (193 rushing and 27 passing to 200 yards for A/W (103 rushing and 97 passing. For complete stat click on the Stark County News Playcast icon on the left.
The Rebels have now won 4 of 5 meetings with the Titans. The Rebels won last year's meeting by a score of 46 - 20 and have a two game wining streak against the Titans.
The Rebels will celebrate Homecoming next week when they host Mercer County (3 - 1, 2 - 0 in LTC play) at Gary Johnson Field in Wyoming. Game time is 7:00 PM. Mercer County defeated Mid-County 38 - 15 Friday night.
The Rebel Freshmen game on Tuesday Sept. 30 vs. Bureau Valley has been canceled due to BV not having enough players. The Freshmen will next see action on Thursday October 9 when they host Peoria Central at Gary Johnson Field in Wyoming. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:00 PM.
The Rebel Sophomores came back from a 13 - 7 halftime deficit to defeat Mid-County 20 - 13 Monday night (Sept. 8). The Sophomore are now 3 - 0 for the season and 1 - 0 in the LTC. The Sophomores play Annawan/Wethersfield next Monday (Sept. 22) in Annawan. Kick-off is 6:00 PM.
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WKEI COACHES CORNER SHOW
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LTC SCORES AND STANDINGS
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