(Regional Radio) In the J-98 Game Of The Week the Ste Genevieve Dragons fell in a tough battle with the Central Rebels by a final score of 8-7. Ste Gen defense played tough in the first half, leading to good field position on their third drive of the game when Luke Brewster ran it in for the first score of the game.
Late in the first half, the Dragons would be pinned deep in their own zone when Quarter Back and Punter Brandon Hinson would have his punt blocked. He would fall on it in his own end zone leading to a safety. The score at halftime would be 7-2 with the Dragons holding a slim lead. In the second half the Rebels would move the ball moch better, leading to their first offensive score of the game. It came off a Run from Tyreece Welch.
http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/240/2016/09/17223741/CENTRALB091716.wav The Rebels would lead 8-7 after failing to score an extra point. Ste Gen’s final drive would end with Gabe Greminger throwing an interception to end the game on a reverse pass. After the game head coach Kory Schweiss credits Ste. Gen’s coaches for pushing them to the limit.
http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/240/2016/09/17223811/091716-CENTRAL-SCHWEISS-CUT.wav The Dragons fall to 2-3 on the year while the Rebels begin their season 5-0.
In their first meeting since in 1950 on J-98 WebTV, St. Vincent rallied for a 28-18 win over Perryville. The Pirates held a 18-0 lead a halftime, but St. Vincent used their defense and takeaways to fight back. They grabbed the lead on a pick six by Tyler Wibbenmeyer.
The St. Vincent run game added another score and drained the clock, moving them to 3-2 on the year and dropping Perryville to 1-4. St. Vincent coach Nathan Roland says strong leadership from his players led to the turn-around.
St. Vincent hosts Crystal City in week six, meanwhile Perryville hosts Central.
The Farmington football team ran into a buzzsaw at Jackson on AM 800 KREI, falling 55-7 to the Indians. Jackson very quickly built up a 35-0 lead before halftime. Farmington tried to keep the hope alive off a big play from Donovan Howard.
Unfortunately, Howard went down with an injury in the third quarter and Jackson continued to roll from there. Farmington coach Erik Kruppe says Donovan’s status moving forward is unknown.
Jackson improves to 4-1 with the win while Farmington drops to 2-3. The Knights host Sikeston in week 6.
Games moved to Saturday…
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DeSoto 42 (FINAL)
ST. CHARLES – 21
NORTH COUNTY – 60 (FINAL)
CRYSTAL CITY 0
Jefferson head coach Alex Rouggly says his team was prepared even with the one day delay…