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Youth football hits the homestretch in fashion

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2012 GREATER BULLITT COUNTY YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Week 6

 SHEPHERDSVILLE - Once again this season, The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday’s edition this fall.

The statistics used each week are provided by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.

Stat keepers and coaches are asked to make sure that the following information is included on each score sheet: their team’s name, their opponent’s name, age division and the final score of the game. Also, yardage for rushing, passing and receiving are needed and should be totaled. Rushing yards include only those yards from the line of scrimmage (not punt and kick-off return yardage). Those players scoring points should also be noted.

Players first and last names (actual names, not nicknames) should also be provided.

Any stat sheets not turned into the league packets by the end of play on Sunday can be delivered The Pioneer News’ office in Shepherdsville on Monday, but needs to be here before noon. Stat sheets can also be faxed to 955-9704 or the information can be emailed to www.pioneernews.net.

It is very rare that space will allow us to run results that are not in our office on the Monday following the games.

In addition, coaches are reminded that The Pioneer News does not retain copies of the stat sheets after publication so there are no sheets available at the end of the season.

 

If nothing else this season, The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League has had Mother Nature looking down on them and smiling as good weather has been the rule, not the exception this fall.

The nine programs in the league are now in the homestretch to the 2012 play-offs. There are only three weeks remaining in the regular season and the post-season will start the week of Oct. 15.

The program with the bye this week was the Cedar Grove Vikings.

 

A’ Action

In the first ‘A’ game of the weekend, the contest belonged to the Overdale Chiefs as they turned back the Mount Washington Colts by a 30-6 score.

Overdale was led on the ground by Chanse McKenzie as he rushed for 156 yards and scored two of the touchdowns. Also getting a pair of touchdowns was Tanner Threlkel who rushed for 48 yards and passed for another 26 yards. The offense for the Chiefs also got 31 yards on the ground from Blake Steinmacher along with 54 receiving yards. Steinmacher also kicked three extra points. Adding to the offense was Slade Uncleback with 21 yards on the ground while Peyton Luttrell rushed for 16 yards.

On the other side of the ball, Tyler Smith and McKenzie each finished with six tackles while Threlkel collected four stops. Making three tackles for Overdale were Dominic Marsillo, Conner Hill and Luttrell.

The only points in the game for Mount Washington came on a pass play from quarter Logan Henry to P.J. Frazier. The pair teamed up for 44 passing yards n the game. On the ground, Mount Washington got 65 yards by Steven Brown along with 10 yards by Dylan Clark and 7-yards by Nathan Sneed. 

In what might go down as the wildest game of the season in the league, the Old Mill Bengals scored with 20 seconds remaining in the first ‘A’ game on Sunday as they managed to get past the Shepherdsville Titans by a 44-39 score.

Old Mill quarterback Konnor Polson had a huge game as he threw for 287 yards while also scoring one touchdown himself as he rushed for 32 yards. Two of the touchdowns were scored by Langley including the winning catch in the final seconds. Langley caught passes for 106 yards and rushed for another 7-yards. Langley also kicked four extra points. Also scoring a pair of touchdowns was Dalton Gillespie as he had 126 yards through the air and another 68 yards on the ground. Grayson Payne scored when he returned a kick-off 65 yards to the endzone. The air attack also saw Will Rucker catch passes for 30 yards while Ethan Dawson had pass receptions for 25 yards.

Dawson was the top tackler for the Bengals with five while Polson made four stops. The Bengals also got three stops each from Payne and Hunter Burks.

Shepherdsville had no shortage of offense either especially on the ground as E. Elsler rushed for 266 yards which translated into four touchdowns and three extra points. Quarterback J. Coulter also was effective in the game as he rushed for 142 yards and passed for another 27 yards with one touchdown. Also scoring a touchdown was D. Huff.

On defense, the Titans got seven tackles each from Coulter, Elsler and D. Casey while four stops were collected by D. Collins.

In the third ‘A’ game of the weekend, the score was also tight before the Maryville Patriots pulled out a 24-19 decision over the Pleasant Grove Dolphins.

The stat sheet for the Patriots only accounted for three touchdowns and those were scored by Blake Benz who caught passes for 155 yards and rushed for 27 yards. Quarterback Nate Johnson had a big day as he passed for 221 yards and rushed for 86 yards. Ryan Robertson caught passes for 66 yards and the offense also got 18 yards on the ground by Tyler Hurst.

The top tacklers for the Patriots were Robertson and Derek Downing with eight stops while six tackles were recorded for Benz and Blake Caple. The Patriots also got five stops from Matthew Cummings, Johnson and John Claycomb. Three tackles were made by Frankie Masters and Erik Grant.

Pleasant Grove rallied from an 18-6 halftime deficit behind the running of Blaine Miller who scored two fourth quarter touchdowns. Miller finished with 179 yards on the ground in the game and also had an extra point. The touchdown in he first half was score by Justin Defler. The Dolphin offense also got 53 yards on the ground from Ian Brown along with 30 yards by Kyle Lentz.

On the other side of the ball, Miller had 11 tackles in the loss while eight stops were made by Ethan Smith and Cameron Trees. Five tackles were recorded for Lentz and Defler while four were made by Jacob Laughlin. Three stops were made by Zach Jones.

 

‘B’ Battles

In the first game on Saturday morning in the ‘B’ division, the Pleasant Grove Dolphins picked up a shut-out as they downed the Maryville Patriots by a 26-0 score.

Unfortunately, despite winning the game, the Dolphins did not turn in a stat sheet.

The leading rusher for the Patriots was Devin Boston with 62 yards while quarterback Trent Stetser threw for 23 yards. Of that passing total, 21 of those yards went to Nick Majors. Majors also rushed for 19 yards while Stetser had 11 yards on the ground.

The top tackler for the Patriots was majors with nine while Stetser had seven stops. Both Boston and Clayton Hodges collected three tackles.

In the second game on Saturday, it went down to the wire before the Brooks Saints turned back the Lebanon Junction Jaguars 20-18.

All three of the touchdowns for the Saints were scored by Dylan Riggs who rushed for 196 yards. The offense also got 35 yards passing by Kaleb Finley who also rushed for 15 yards while scoring an extra point. Trey Webb added to the offense with 24 yards on the ground. Nathan Lynch had one extra point.

The Saints, a team that has not had more than 12 players for a game this season, were led on defense by Tyler Linker with eight tackles while Alec Blankenship had seven stops. The team also got five tackles from Finley as well as four stops by both Riggs and Webb.

Lebanon Junction got a pair of touchdowns from Jerry Flener in the loss as Flener rushed for 117 yards. Quarterback Jacob Robertson threw for 50 yards in the game including a 24-yard pass to Chander Ocasio for a touchdown. Devin Fluhr added to the offense with 49 yards on the ground.

The top tackler for the Jaguars was Robbie Ice with five while four stops were made by Kyle rammer and Flener. Fluhr and Robertson each had three tackles.

In the game at high noon on Saturday, the Old Mill Bengals used a stout defense to turn back the Shepherdsville Titans by a 28-0 count.

The leading rusher for the Bengals was Chase Clark with 72 yards as he scored a touchdown and an extra point. Scoring two touchdowns in the win was Jacob Thomas who rushed for 50 yards and also caught passes for 12 yards from Seth Jutz. Jutz passed for 18 yards in the win and rushed for another 27 yards as he scored a touchdown. Both Haden York and Max Gauthier scored extra point and Jay Rucker kicked an extra point. Adding to the offense on the ground was Nick Leslie with 29 yards while Cody Culver had 19 yards.

On the other side of the ball, Rucker collected four tackles in the win while three stops were recorded for Clark, Ethan Finn and York.

The Titans had trouble moving the ball, but the offense did get 15 yards on the ground from Noah Greenwell along with nine yards each by Christopher Sturgeon and T.J. Heilman.

The top tackler for the Titans was Sturgeon with seven stops while Zach Robinson had six tackles. Jeremy Kron finished with five stops while Matthew Puckett had three tackles.

In the final ‘B’ game of the weekend, the Overdale Chiefs managed to slip past the Mount Washington Colts 6-0.

The only points in the game were scored by Noah Nida who had a touchdown as he rushed for 59 yards. The offense for the Chiefs also got 71 yards from Mason Hill as well as 23 yards from Dylan Embry.

On defense, Overdale got three tackles by Dylan Davis along with two tackles by Hill and Jimmy King.

The top rusher for the Colts was Dalton Hatter who collected 47 yards on the ground. Michael Page added 28 yards on the ground while D.J. Chappell rushed for 12 yards.

Leading the defense for the Colts was Jansen Thompson with 11 tackles while eight stops were credited to Connor Groves. The Colts also got four stops each from Richie Jones, Joseph Osbourne and Chappell. Bryan Skirvin finished with three tackles.

 

PeeWee Wars

In the PeeWee contest played on Saturday morning, the Overdale Chiefs picked up a 31-13 victory over the Mount Washington Colts.

Scoring two of the touchdowns for the for the Chiefs was Brock Snead who rushed for 67 yards in the win. It was a balanced attack for Overdale as Corey Luttrell had a touchdown as he rushed for 63 yards while Zach Vorbrink rushed for 55 yards with a score. Nathan Nida also had a touchdown and scored an extra point as he rushed for 54 yards.

On the other side of the ball. Bryce Saylor was the top tackler for the Chefs with six while both Snead and Owen Hackberth made four stops.

Both of the touchdowns for the Colts were scored by Mason Israel. One of those scores came on a 55-yard kick-off return and Israel also rushed for 34 yards including one score. The ground game for the Colts also got 11 yards each from Michael Gilliam and Landon Hite. Israel and Gilliam combined on 9-yards of passing.

The top tackler for the Colts was Hite with seven while six tackles were recorded for Zachary Collins Brody Smith and Michael Ritchie. Jansen Hayden made five tackles.

When the action shifted to Sunday, the first game was close all the way before the Shepherdsville Titans pulled out a 14-8 victory over the Old Mill Bengals. Both of the touchdowns for the Titans were scored by J.R. Sherrard who had 82 yards on the ground. The offense for the Titans also got 29 yards on the ground from Jaydian Rinker as well as 18 yards by Trenton Hodge. Rinker added the extra points.

The only touchdown for the Bengals came from the defense when Ethan Smith picked up a fumble and ran it in for a touchdown. Cameron Helm then three for the 2-point conversion.

There was a lot of defense for the Bengals as Ethan Milburn finished with 13 tackles while Madison Gautheir had 12 stops. The team also got six tackles each from Robbie Keown, Calien Nolley and A.J. Phillips. Both Helm and Caleb Riggs had five tackles while Anthony Scott had four tackles.

The middle game on Sunday was a barn burner before the Pleasant Grove Dolphins slipped past the Maryville Patriots by a 13-12 count.

The Dolphins got one touchdown from Bryce Clements who rushed for 102 yards in the win. Collin Powell rushed for 3-yards and had a touchdown and the extra point that turned out to be the difference.

On the other side of the ball, the Dolphins got nine tackles by Clements along with five stops by both Nathan Webb and Powell. Four tackles were credited to Ethan Haddaway while three stops were made by Zack Ballard, Zach Jenkins, Patrick Ballard and Brandon Johnson.

Maryville got another big day from hunter Hodge as he rushed for 125 yards and scored one of the touchdowns. Andrew Haley posted the other score on a day when he rushed for 51 yards. Boo Campoamor added 7-yards on the ground.

The Patriots got five tackles each from Campoamor, Hadley and Hodge while Justin Montgomery had four stops. The team also got three tackles each from Dalton Blevins, Dylan Bush, Conner Dorsey and Ty Howard.

In the in final PeeWee game on Sunday, the Lebanon Junction Jaguars hung a 32-20 defeat on the Brooks Saints.

It was another stand-out day for the Jaguars’ Kylor Close as he rushed for 212 yards with four touchdowns and an extra point. The Jaguars also got a touchdown from Bobby Cummings as he rushed for 6-yards. The offense also got 24 yards for Jordan Mulloy who had an extra point and 17 yards by Zach Adams.

Mulloy was the leading tackler for Lebanon Junction with four stops while Close had three tackles. Hunter Gilpen, Adams and Tanner Ensor each had two tackles.

The biggest offensive weapon for the Saints was the kick returning of Cole Durbin who scored both of his touchdowns on long returns and an also had an extra point as he rushed for 33 yards from scrimmage. Clyde Gardner had the other touchdown as he rushed for 48 yards and he had an extra point.

J.T. Ashbaugh had a big day on defense for the Saints with 12 tackles while Dennis Cleveland finished with nine stops. The Saints also got six tackles from Gardner and five by Durbin as well as two stops each from Steven Rios and Nathan Sparks.

 

Little Bullitts

In the first game in the Little Bullitts Division on Saturday, the Mount Washington Colts got the day off to a good start as they beat the Overdale Chiefs 26-0.

Only three touchdowns were listed for the Colts on the stat sheet. One of those scores was posted by Jordan Pound who rushed for 50 yards in the game while Eli Burkhead finished with 45 yards on the ground with a touchdown and an extra point. Cole Unser had a touchdown and an extra point as he rushed for 22 yards.

On the other side of the ball, Drew Palmer had seven tackles for the Colts while both Cody Dohn and Burkhead had four stops.

The Chiefs could not put the ball in the endzone but the team did get 16 yards on the ground from Dayton Hendrix.

Overdale was led on defense by both Jayden Burton and Dylan Marsillo with two tackles each.

In the game at high noon on Saturday,, the Lebanon Junction Jaguars pulled out a thrilling 13-12 victory over the Brooks Saints.

Both of the touchdowns for the Jaguars were scored by Clayton Williams who rushed for 95 yards. The extra point for the Jaguars was scored by Justin Priddy who finished with 15 yards on the ground and passed for 10 yards.

Priddy was the leading tackler for the Lebanon Junction team with eight stops while Tyler Hayes had six tackles. The Jaguars also had five tackles by Williams, four by Blake Pedley and three by Jackson Brown.

The two touchdowns scored by the Saints were done by Quentin Mills who rushed for 47 yards in the tough loss. The Saints also got 42 yards on the ground by Kevin Ferguson as well as 14 yards by J.J. Tarter and 5-yards by Justin Sparks.

Ferguson was the top tackler for the Saints with four while three stops each were made by Trey Bentley and Ty Bentley. Sparks and Johnathan Ernspiker each had two tackles.

The third game on Saturday was another close affair before the Old Mill Bengals pulled out a 19-12 decision over the Shepherdsville Titans.

All of the points for the Bengals were scored by Mitchel Polson with three touchdowns and an extra point. Polson rushed for 100 yards and caught passes for another 20 yards. Colin Hogue passed for 20 yards in the win and rushed for another 19 yards.

Alex Web had a big day on defense for the Bengals as he had 12 tackles. Polson finished with nine stops while both Curtis Nesbit and Xavier Hansen had five tackles. Mason Gauthier collected four tackles while both Jacob Kaufman and Jack Gentry had three tackles.

Nathaniel Craven had both of the touchdowns for the Titans and he led the team with 90 yards on the ground.

On defense, the Titans got four tackles by Tyler Caudill and three stops by Jarrett Ricketts.

In the final game on Saturday, the Maryville Patriots survived a tough battle as they slipped past the Pleasant Grove Dolphins by a 12-6 score.

Both of the touchdowns for the Patriots were scored by Corbin Veach who rushed for 62 yards and caught passes for another 43 yards. 

On the other side of the ball, the Patriots got nine tackles by Justin Wagner as well as six stops by Veach. Ryan Still added to the defense with five tackles while Mason Coones was credited with four stops. Three tackles each were made by Cole Chester, Talon Campoaor and Ayden Bloomer.

The lone score for the Dolphins was posted by Eli Cox who rushed for 12 yards in the game. The offense for the Dolphins also got 23 yards from Cole Knieriem as well as 6-yards each by Jack Tinelli and Devin Williams.

The top tackler for the Dolphins was Noah Krueger who had seven stops while Isaac Litton finished with five stops. Williams added to the defense with three stops.