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S-C upends Remsen-Union, 28-14

Monday, October 8, 2001

EARLY - Kelly Rydberg rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns, and also made 19 tackles on defense to help lift Schaller-Crestland to a 28-14 victory over Remsen-Union in Class A district play on Friday night at Early.

Remsen-Union broke out to a 14-0 lead in the first half when Jeff Staub scored on a 7-yard run and Alex Pick on a 1-yard plunge.

Rydberg then reeled off three straight touchdowns to give the Wildcats a 21-14 lead. He scored on a 9-yard run, a 5-yard run and a 31-yard scamper.

Evan Johnson caught a 22-yard TD pass from Kevin Drake in the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach.

Schaller-Crestland finished with 239 yards rushing in the game. Tom Sippel ran for 45 yards.

Drake completed 5 of 15 passes for 68 yards and a touchdown.

Remsen-Union rushed for 243 yards in the game. Alan Pick ran for 164 yards on the Wildcats.

Dave Bloyer had 18 tackles for Schaller-Crestland. Josh Berg added 13 and Jeff Witzke 11.

"It was a tale of two halves," Schaller-Crestland coach Dale Tokheim said. "We had 69 yards of offense in the first half and 238 in the second half. The guys just made some great adjustments and came out and played with some intensity in the second half."

Schaller-Crestland, now 3-3 in the district and 3-3 overall, plays at Sac City next Friday night.

Remsen-Union 7 7 0 0 - 14

Schaller-Crestland 0 7 8 13 - 28

Scoring summary

RU-Staub 7 run (Stoos kick)

RU-Pick 1 run (Stoos kick)

SC-Rydberg 9 run (Walther kick)

SC-Rydberg 5 run (Rydberg run)

SC-Rydberg 31 run (run failed)

SC-Evan Johnson 22 pass from Drake (Walther kick)


First downs 17 15

Rushes-yards 51-243 45-239

Com.-Att.-Int. 4-12-1 5-15-0

Passing yards 44 68

Return yards 32 68

Punts-Avg. 5-28 6-25

Fumbles-lost 3-1 4-1

Penalties-yards 4-30 5-50


Rushing-Schaller-Crestland: Rydberg 30-168, Sippel 9-45, Bloyer 4-22. Remsen-Union: Alan Pick 29-164, Staub 13-50, Alex Pick 10-20.

Passing-Schaller-Crestland: Drake 5-15-0-68. Remsen-Union: Alex Pick 4-12-1-44.

Receiving-Schaller-Crestland: Rydberg 2-13, Johnson 1-22, Witzke 1-19, Kluver 1-14. Remsen-Union: Christiansen 3-36, Staub 1-8.

Tackles-Schaller-Crestland: Rydberg 19, Bloyer 18, Berg 13, Witzke 11.

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