Bobcats defeat Orchard Farm at season opener
Following their bout at the Hannibal Jamboree last month, the Bobcats were in need of an ego booster. Friday’s match-up against Orchard Farm proved to be the ticket.
With a final score of 44-38, the Bobcats added a win under their belts for the official season opener.
Bowling Green tallied 450 total rushing yards. They totalled 3/8 – 52 yrds passing yards, and only three fumbles lost. The Bobcats got eight penalties for 120 yards.
Rushing: Kaeden Jenkins seven car., 111 yards, three touch downs; Adam Holt 15 car., 163 yards; Malik McPike 11 car., 61 yards, one touch down; Jake Niemeyer 12 car., 75 yards, two touch downs; Drew Jacyna nine car., 40 yards.
Passing: Niemeyer 3/8 – 52 yrds – no touch downs, no interceptions.
Receiving: Corey Brown two rec., 45 yards; Holt one rec., seven yards.
Jackson Ringhausen: 13 Tackles, one Tackle for Loss (TFL)
Holt: 12 Tackles, one Int., one Pass Break Up (PBU)
Zach Kiel: nine Tackles, one Sack, one TFL
Tyler Talkington: eight Tackles, .5 Sack, three TFL, one Forced Fumble, one Fumble Recovery
Brown: five Tackles, two Int., three PBU
Malik McPike: seven Tackles, one TFL, one PBU
Dalton Pafford: six Tackles, one TFL
Austin Sloan: four Tackles, three PBU
Jacyna: six Tackles
Trey Jines: five Tackles
Niemeyer: one Tackle, one TFL, one Fumble Recovery
Ethan Niemeyer: three Tackles
The Bobcats will face off against Winfield this Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m.
Lineman Nick St. Clair slams an Orchard Farm player. Although the Bobcats are a fairly young team this season, with second-year coach Jeff Gschwender at the helm, the boys are showing vast improvements, especially on the line.
Photo courtesy of Monica Niemeyer.