Junior varsity and junior high Hawks football split in Beach

The junior high football team saw their first action of the season this past Monday, with a road trip to Beach.

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By NOLAN DIX | For The Record

The junior high football team saw their first action of the season this past Monday, with a road trip to Beach.

The team is struggling with numbers, with only 12 players out from seventh and eighth grade.

The Night Hawks suited up and hit the gridiron in Beach with 11 players dressed.

This year’s team is comprised of Ty Warbis, Mason DeFoe, Josh Dix, Brady Dillon, Warrick Dilse, Conner Dilse, Quentin Schumacher, Caden Schauer, Tate Nash, Tommy Buckmeier and Jeran Anderson.

this year the Hawks will feature a female football player with Elizabeth Urwiller coming out to play.

SCORING vs Beach

•1st Qtr

No Scoring

•2nd Qtr

6:06  Beach – Talon Hoffer 9 yd TD Run, Gage Swanson 2 pt run (0-8)

4:56   Beach – Gage Swanson  60 yd TD Run, Swanson  2pt Run (0-16)

:04     Beach – Tyson Mattern  30 Yd TD Run, Swanson 2pt run (0-24)

•3rd Qtr

6:52   Beach  – Tyson Mattern  50 Yd INT Return, pass failed (0-30)

2:58   Beach  – Noah Adams 44 yd Int Return, pass failed (0-36)


The Night Hawk junior varsity brought their 1-0 Record on the Road to take on the Beach Buccaneers on Monday night. Both Teams started a little slow, but when Logan Lochowitzer busted a 67-yard touchdown run, the Hawks were off and running for the night.

On the night Lochowitzer carried the ball six times for 162 yards and got into the end zone twice.  Isiah Kludt had five Carries  for 40 yards, Jaxon Mellmer ran the ball four times for 40 yards. Hudson Pierce saw six carries for 32 yards and a touchdown.

On the evening, the Night Hawks ran the ball 28 times for a total of 305 yards. The Hawks did get 56 yards through the air from Jaxon Mellmer, to total 361 yards on the night.

The Night Hawks defense only gave up 180 Total yards to the Bucs. Andrew Sulzman, Jacob Dix and Hudson Pierce all picked up eight Tackles a piece.  Hudson Pierce had an Interception and Jacob Dix also had an Interception along with a forced fumble and recovery for the defense.

Logan Lochowitzer added six tackles. Ethan Duper, Seth Ehlers and Jack Hofland all picked up four tackles each.

JV SCORING by Quarter

•1st Quarter

2:59  Hawks  – Logan Lochowitzer  67 Yard TD Run, Pass Failed (6 – 0)

•2nd Quarter

6:51  Hawks –  Hudson Pierce  7 Yard TD Run, Isiah Kludt  2 pt run (14-0)

4:04  Beach   – Josiah Orluck  35 yd TD Run, Clay Mattern  2 pt Run (14 – 8)

3:21  Hawks  –  Kludt 18 yd Catch from Jaxon Mellmer, Pierce  2 pt run (22-8)

:26    Hawks  –  Kludt 33 yard TD Catch  from Mellmer, Mellmer 2 pt run (30 – 8)

•3rd Quarter

7:35  Hawks   –  Kludt  23 yard TD Run, Jordan Dilse 2pt Catch (46 – 8)

•4th Quarter

5:45   Beach  –   Orluck  11 yard TD Run, Clay Mattern  2 pt run (46 – 16)