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4A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, September 30, 1993 Fmnbles, big plays doom Wildcats Big plays by the opponent, missed opportunities on offense and five turnovers proved to be the difference in the Superior Wildcats 20-7 loss to Grand Is- land Central Catholic Friday evening in the rain in Superior. Tim Golka scored a touch- down for the Crusaders early in the first period following a Wild- cat turnover in their own terri- tory. The extra point was good to put GICC up 7-0. Superior avoided disaster when the Wild- cat defense held the Crusaders after another give away in the early going. "Defensively we responded well," said Wildcat head coach Gene Wockenfuss. "Our biggest downfall was we over pursued on the option play and it hurt us all night." The Wildcats appeared to be getting the offense going late in the second period but when a pass to Chad Meyer failed on third and five Superior was forced to punt. Golka took Drew Ek_art's punt and raced down the left side of the field and into the Wildcat end zone almost untouched to give GICC a 13-0 lead. The Crusaders took the 13-0 lead to halt'time. The second half began with a defensive battle in the chilly rain. The Wildcats had Central Catho- lic pinned deep in their own ter- ritory when defensive lineman Richard Watson came up with a momentum changing play. Watson batted down a pass from Crusader quarterback Gary Golka and managed to catch it to give the Wildcats possession on the GICC seven. Nolan Beavers scored on second down from five yards out to pull the Cats within Ranch Bowl Weekend Bowling Game plus tax Come in Sunday Mankat0, Kan. 913-378-3130 a touchdown. Beavers booted the extra point. The Wildcat defense came out fired up and it appeared Superior would get the football back with Blue Devils a 21-14 lead. Daly added two more touchdowns in the second period. Daly ran a long 63-yard touchdown and took a pass from Skeen 21-yards into the end zone to give the Devil's a commanding 35-14 lead. Kenesaw continued to domi- nate the Tigers following inter- mission. Nienhueser received a the third quarter to take a 30-20 lead into the final period. Both teams added a touchdown in the fourth quarter. "We played a strong straight up football game and the whole team got a chance to play some minutes," Coach Turner said. The Wildcats talli~! 14 first downs. Jewell rushed the foot- pass from Skeen for a 30-yard ball 50 times for 279 yards and 10~escoreattheendofthefirst touchdown early in the third completed15 passes for 87 yards stanza. Skeen added the extra to total their 384 yards of total half was30-10. Two goals were point to give his team the lead at offense. Brian Arasmith and set in the Wildutt locker room at 42-14. Pat Daly ran in from 11 Brent Sievert led the Cats re- halftime. Superior was not to yards out less than a minute later ceiving. Am,mfith snagged four time remalning for a final drive, allow any more Trojan points for another Blue Devil score giv- passes for 20 yards. Sievert GICC faced third and long after defensively while they tried to ing Kenesaw a 49-14 advantage caught two throws for 38 yards. Matt Bargen tackled Golka for a get their offense in motion, following the Skeen kick. Defensively, Scott Boden loss. Golka came back to make The Cats did have a better_ Kurt Schultz f'mally got the continued to lead the Wildcats the biggest play of the game for showing in the second half as with 18 tackles against Pike Vai- the Crusaders on a quarterback Beloitmadejustonetouchdown. Tigers on the board in the second ley. "Scottisourtopblockerand halfwithathree-yardtouchdown defensive player every game, scramble through the Wildcat de- Superior plays Belleville to- run ,.with 4:51 left in the fourth fense and on into the end zone. dayO'hursday)intheirf'malhome queer. The Tigers trailed 48- Turnersaid. McColloughtallied With the successful extra point, appearance of the season. 20. : 11 stops and Turner and Free- the Crusaders led 20-7 with time J.R. Ground ended the seer- man each had eight. running out on the Wildcats. Daly leads Devils ing for Kenesaw when he ran 29 Pike Valley was led by Bryce to 52-22 win over Nelson Friday yards into the Tiger end zone late in the game. The final score of the game came on a 47-yard n,n- nine play by Nelson's Jesh Koehler with less than a min tte left. DeBoer credited his running back Williams for his perfor- mance, "Scott did a good job or running the ball. He had two The Wildcats were not done yet, however. Superior mounted a drive spurred by Tyler Mitchell's kick off return to set the Cats up in good field posi- tion. Superior moved the ball successfully and had first and goal inside the GICC five yard line. On fourth down, the pass from Beavers to Eddie Meekins Kenesaw used big plays by their tailback, Scan Daly, toget past Nelson Friday evening 55- 26 in cool and wet conditions. The Tigers drop to 1-3 on the Season was tipped and the Wildcat came "We did a poor job of execut- great 26-yard runs in the first half away with nothing, ing the fundamentals of the to core one touc,h, downandsetup Golka led GICC with 115 game,"TigercoachGaryDeBoerorsecondscore. 'Williamsended yards of total offense and three said following the loss. "If you the .game with 83 yards on 11 carries. block and tackle poorly, you are going to get beat soundly and that is what happened to us." Coach DeBoer gave credit to Daly for his great balance and speed. Daly broke the first of his five touchdown runs early in the first big kick returns for 98 yards to- tal; including one for a touch- down. "We had a huge break- down on our special teams; espe- cially on punt coverage," Wockenfuss said. "The punt re- turn was the turning point in the game." Williams led the Tiger offense that had 284 total yards and 14 fh'st downs. Nelson had 252 yards on the ground on 47 rushes But failed to ~et a passing game go- ing with just 37 yards. Corman TheWildcatsnetted 145yardsperiod with a 48-yard scamper. total offense. Tyler Mitchell led Mike Skeen added the kick after Superior ball carriers with 56 to put the Blue Devils up 7-0. yards on 14 carries. GICC had Nelson came back with a scoring 180 yards of offensive output, drive that was capped of f by Scott completed three of nine passes; two to Evan Brown for 30 yards. Four turnovers didn't help the Tiger cause. Kenesaw rolled up 447 yards of offense. The Blue Devils tal- Bergen led the Wildcat de- Williams' 26-yard touchdown lied 370 yards rushing on 37 car- fense with 13 tackles. Watson ru._n late in the first quarter. Cass ties. Skeen was four of l l pass- had 11. Ryan Smidt and Jon Corman found Luke Kleen open ing for 77 yards. Nienhueser Combs had nine each. for the two-point conversion to caught two passes for 53 yards. Injurieswillplayabigrolefor givetheTigersan8-0advantage. The Nelson defense was led theWildcatsforthefirsttimethis It didn't take long for Kenesaw by Williams, Mark Schultz and to take tbe lead back. Dalyripped Brent Miller with six tackles a off a 45-yard run 23 seconds at'- piece. Darrin l..anham had five. ter the Nelson score. Tmvis The Tigers will celebrate Nierthueser added the two-point Homecoming Friday evening conversion on apass from Skeen against 2-2 Shickley. to give the Devils a 15-8 lead at The Jewell Wildcats used their size and quickness to wear down at tough Pike Valley team 36-26 Friday evening in Jewell. Quarterback T.J. Turner, be- hind the offensive blocking of Raney's 98 yards on 22 carries. Brandon Melby had 130 of pass- hag offense on nine of 22. Josh Currie was the top receiver with six catches for 86 yards and two touchdowns. Raney tallied 18 tackles to lead the Panthers defensivley. Jewell visits 0-4 Beloit St. John's Friday. Pike Valley 2-2 faces White Rock. Nelson Tigers earn 3-set victory The Nelson Lady Tigers got back into the win column with a close three set 9-15, 15-9, 16-14 volleyball victory over Kenesaw Friday. "We grew up a little as a team this weekend,"Nelson coach Paul Shimek said. "We went three games with a very good team who was playing well and found a way to win in the end." Shimek added the Tigers have added a few new plays to their offense but it was sound fundamentals that keyed the win. "We are learning how to play together and how to work with each other," he noted. Rachel Aksamit continued to be the leading force behind the Lady Tiger offense. The senior was 33 of 35 spiking and pounded down 14 aces. Taye Hanson was 14 of 15 hitting and tallied nine aces. Hanson also led Nelson in the serving deparm~ent with a perfect 15 of 15 and two aces. Jessi Ensign was 14 of 16 and had six ace serves. The Lady Tigers had 31 team kills and 14 ace serves. the completion of the firstperiod Jewell posts win of play. Nelson answered midway over Pike Valley through the second stanza when season. Two-way starter Bran- don Blecha will be unavailable this week because of a strained knee he suffered in the fourth quarter. The Wildcats cap off Home- coming week activities with a contest against Geneva Friday evening. It will be the last home contest of the season for Supe- rior. Eighth grade loses to Trojans The Superior eighth grade football team traveled to Beloit Thurt~g,. Beloit proved m bc more than the Young Wildcats could handle as Superior lost 36- Corman found the end zone on a 1-yard run. The Tigers second touchdown was set up by another 26-yard run by Williams. The conversion pass failed and Nelson trailed by one, 15-14. Ensign was 39 of 41 setting the volleyball and made 12 set assists. Wendi Himmelberg was With7:37 left in the first half, JasonJohnson, Judd Freeman and 33 of 40 setting with 13 assists. theTigers let Daly loo~ ~n; DavidRobinott, ranfor i73yards As a team, Nelson recorded this time for a 16-yard score, and completed 11 l~asses for 82 eight kill blocks, Daly's third touchdown gave the yards to lead the Wildcats of- "If we continue to keep our 1062 East Third Street, Superior, Neb. AUTOMOTIVE DIA6NOSTICS IUU llgP&lll INCLUDIN6: Computer Systems Air Conditioning and Heating Electrical Systems General Repair/Tune-up NOW OFFERING GLASS REPLACEMENT Darren and Troy G=enung, owners ml II 9 STATE After October I, 1993, as provided In LB 1257, The Integrated Solid- Management Act of the 1992 Leglslatlve Session. no person shall dump or deposit any solid waste at any place other than at a landfill approved by the Department of Environmental Quality. Neb. Rev. Stat. 13-2033 (1) {1992 Supp.) Any person who violates the provislolxs of the Integrated Solid-Waste shall upon conviction thereof be fined up to $500 per violation. Rev. SLat. 81-1508 (P0 (1992 Supp.) fense past Pike Valley. Brent head, keep moving our feet and McCollough had 106 yards on 18 attempts. "Running the foot- ball is our strong point," Wildcat coach Richard Turner said. "It allows us to surprise opponents with something different." Pike Valley had a 12-8 lead at the completion of the first pe- riod. Jewell came back to take the lead with a touchdown in the second quarter and be up at half- time 15-12. The Wildcats outscored Pike Valley 15-8 in keep growing; I think we are making the turn to being a good team," Shimek said heading into the second half of the season. The Lady Tigers were in tri- angular competition with Shicldey and Nebraska Lutheran Tuesday and host Bruning to- night (Thursday). 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Folkerts tallied nine of 8 last Tuesday at the Meridian 11 hits and powered down five triangular. It took Davenport kills. Jani Nippert was six of three sets to defeat the host Mus- eight hitting and had one ace. tangs 15-17, 15-13, 15-7. "We The Tigers notched 10 team ace had trouble getting started in the spikes. first set with Milligan," Lady Schiel said serving was the Tiger coach Amy Schiel said. key factor in the victory over "The second set we gained the Meridian. "I was pleased with lead but had trouble holding on." our serving against Miiligan be- Coach Schiel credited Bohling cause it has given us trouble in for her well-rounded perfor- past games," the coach said. mance. "I was disappointed in In the first set, Meridian our passing and movement to the jumped out to a 13-3 lead. The volleyball, "she said. Lady tigers came back with what Superlor's Ryan Smiclt, No. 9, attempts to break free from the grasp of a GICC defender d uring the Wildcats' loss to the Crusaders Friday evening. Schiel termed"a and captured a ridian came "I was pleased girls game give up when they ~ Schiel said. end game Meridan several sent the match Though the' selves into an third set, hold on for season. serving to three aces. nine. ting Kim ring and tallied also lead her with six of six aces. Lady Tige off ShickleY "Am its a big leyball lowing his team'S 11-15, 15-9 tional hems' smarter game." Shimek gave ger bench for help. stepped up serving and Hirnrr, vices for six aces. 92 percent on the ing and had Rachel ting kills. of 19 hits for Lad2 the contest. Himmelberg~ combined to Nelson offenSe recorded 49 of assists. Ensign and 12 assists. "We are we are finding Insurance Agency, Inc. 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