(updated with stats) Wellington football team falls to Collegiate in first loss of the season

first_imgStatistics of game can be found here: http://www.hudl.com/boxscore/698/8211380/By Aaron Norton, Sumner Newscow – Despite a valiant effort, the Wellington Crusaders racked up their first loss of the season to the Wichita Collegiate Spartans with the final score being 49-21. This takes Wellington’s record to 3-1.Wellington Head Football Coach Tyler Ryan knew going into the game Collegiate would be tough competitors. “They are the best 1-2 team in the state, no doubt,” he told Newscow.Collegiate took the lead early, scoring their first touchdown just minutes into the game. This also led to the first of their seven field goals of the evening.Junior Austin Dunn scored the Crusader’s first touchdown after a 51-yard rush, followed by the only two-point conversion of the game.The Crusaders struggled with passing the entire first half of the game, allowing the Spartans to quickly reach a score of 21.Deep into the second quarter, junior Colin Reichenberger caught a 28-yard pass for the Crusader’s second score of the game.Wellington seemed reinvigorated after the half with Austin Dunn scoring yet another touchdown, and tying the game.Collegiate, once again, took charge in the second half of the game, scoring another four touchdowns, and beating the Crusaders.“I was disappointed,” said Ryan about the loss. “I’ve got to do a better of job of getting these guys to compete for four quarters.”Coach Ryan said the team would focus up on training as they prepare to play against Circle for next week’s homecoming game.Seth Carder scored three times for Wichita Collegiate, including runs of 54 and 34 yards, and rushed for 150 yards. Collegiate quarterback Landon Root threw for 188 yards. Austin Dunn had 180 rushing yards for Wellington. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img

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