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SMALL COLLEGES Tabor smashes Friends in finale

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at 8:26 a.m.

Tabor’s defense held Friends to just 113 yards of offense on Saturday on the way to a 31-3 rout in both teams’ regular-season finale. The Bluejays, ranked No. 17 in the latest NAIA Top 25 poll, improved to 8-2 overall and 7-1 in KCAC play.

The Bluejays are eligibile for an at-large bid to the NAIA playoffs when pairings are released on Sunday.

Against Friends, James Monroe led Tabor with 126 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Former Friends quarterback and Andover product Tim Rozzell had 105 rushing yards on five carries for the Bluejays.

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T— Johnson 1 run (Cannon kick)

T—Cannon 30 field goal

T—Monroe 8 run (Cannon kick)

F—Pohlman 41 field goal

T—Monroe 3 run (Cannon kick)

T—McKee 1 run (Cannon kick)

Individual statistics

Rushing—Friends: Hankerson 15-41, Scott 5-13, Racette 4-12, Oliver 1-2, Taylor 2-(-3), Bristow 5-(-12). Tabor: Monroe 28-126, Rozzell 5-105, McKee 19-64, Johnson 6-35, Polley 4-22, Harrison 3-18, Bradley 3-12, Sanborn 1-(-14).

Passing—Friends: Bristow 5-11-31-0, Racette 1-2-19-1. Tabor: McKee 2-5-22-0.

Receiving— Friends: Bauer 4-47, Allen 1-3, Hankerson 1-0. Tabor: Polley 1-13, Giffin 1-9.

No. 16 Ottawa 51, 51, Bethel 6 — Ottawa clinched a second straight KCAC title with the rout at North Newton. The win gives the Braves a spot in the NAIA playoffs.

Shane Gimzo led Ottawa with 111 rushing yards and two touchdowns and 177 passing yards and one touchdown.

Bethel finished the season 0-10.

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O—Gimzo 9 run (Stamp kick)

O—Staats 37 run (kick failed)

O—Hilliger 34 pass from Gimzo (Stamp kick)

O—Gimzo 15 pass from Johnson (Stamp kick)

O—FG Stamp 27

B—Williams 100 interception return (run failed)

O—Gimzo 35 run (Stamp kick)

O—Johnson 2 run (Stamp kick)

O—Dyell III 2 run (Stamp kick)

Individual statistics

Rushing—Ottawa, Gimzo 12-111, Staats 12-76, Case 5-7, Stuart 1-5, Dydell III 5-5, Cabrales 4-3, Cooper 1-2, Johnson 4-1. Bethel, Sykes 18-62, Suchsland 16-43, McCall 3-11, Minkevitch 1-3, Jones 2-(-3), Tarrant 1-(-6), Jonec 7-(-9).

Passing—Ottawa, Gimzo 15-24-1 177, Johnson 5-7-0 71, Cooper 1-1-0 (-1). Bethel, Jonec 3-12-1 39, Johnston 1-3-0 31, Suchsland 1-1-0 12, Bronson 1-3-0 6.

Receiving—Ottawa, Hilliger 10-128, Hernandez 5-68, Adamson 2-12, Gimzo 1-15, Dydell III 1-10, Wilkerson 1-9, Staats 1-5. Bethel, REgier 2-43, Sykes 2-15, Jones 1-15, Ortega 1-15.

Bethany 37, Southwestern 26 — Tevis Linnebur rushed for 163 yards and one touchdown to lead Bethany to the victory in the regular-season finale for both teams.

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B—Linnebur 3 run (House kick)

B—Wollenberg 4 pass from House (Retchless kick)

S—Johnson 2 run (Mayer kick)

B—House 2 run (Retchless kick)

S—Mayer 39 field goal

B—Linnebur 15 run (kick failed)

S—Marple 11 pass from Barrett (Mayer kick)

B—Retchless 38 field goal

S—Mayer 32 field goal

S—Crandal 3 run (kick blocked)

B—Thompson 16 pass from Waggoner (Retchless kick)

Individual statistics

Rushing— Southwestern: Johnson 26-134, Strohl 15-81, Crandal 12-22, Mullinax 1-11, Vargas 1-4, Barrett 2-3. Bethany: Linnebur 24-163, Grist 12-67, House 3-6, Wollenberg 1-1, Waggoner 1-0, Williams 1-(-10).

Passing— Southwestern: Barrett 8-18-54-2, Crandal 0-3-0-0. Bethany: House 13-20-103-0, Waggoner 1-2-16-0.

Receiving— Southwestern: Vargas 4-27, Marple 2-16, Johnson 1-7, Bannister, 1-4. Bethany: Thompson 5-54, Johnson 4-20, Martino 3-35, Dovenbarger 1-6, Wollenberg 1-4.

Sterling 23, McPherson 21 — Quarterback Denton Hudspeth put Sterling’s offense on his shoulders with 41 carries for 158 yards and the Warriors got a late safety to defeat McPherson.

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S—Hudspeth 7 run (Dunn kick)

S—Edwards 9 run (Dunn kick)

M—O’Rourke 7 pass from Snodgrass (Bosque kick)

S—Coleman 33 pass from Hudspeth (Dunn kick)

M—Rotering 32 pass from Snodgrass (Bosque kick)

S—safety.

Individual statistics

Rushing—McPherson, Pornele 8-29, Snodgrass 9-21, Jones 6-7. Sterling, Hudspeth 41-158, Edwards 16-90, Lawson 1-4, Musser 1-4.

Passing—McPherson, Snodgrass 19-38-2 229. Sterling, Hudspeth 2-6-1 68.

Receiving—McPherson, Record 13-133, Rotering 2-50, Patton 2-37, O’Rourke 2-9. Sterling, Coleman 2-68.

Saint Mary 38, Kansas Wesleyan 23 — Saint Mary completed Kansas Wesleyan’s late-season slide with the win over the Coyotes behind 195 rushing yards and one touchdown from Spires’ running back Will Ryan.

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SM—Mata 4 run (Spaulding kick)

KW—McClain 84 pass from Dallas (Stecker kick)

SM—Ryan 11 run (Spaulding kick)

KW—Dallas 11 run (Stecker kick)

SM—Mata 1 run (Spaulding kick)

SM—Harley 99 kickoff return (Spaulding kick)

KW—Stecker 27 field goal

SM—Mata 2 run (Spaulding kick)

SM—Spaulding 41 field goal

KW—Giesen 4 run (run failed)

Individual statistics

Rushing—KW: Giesen 20-99, Turner 8-28, Dallas 4-3, Cook 2-(-2), Sorce 1-1. SM: Ryan 28-195, Hearn 8-31, Mata 5-9, Bernal 4-13, Keese 3-15, Alexander 1-17.

Passing—KW: Dallas 12-27-1-190. SM: Keese 22-36-0-212.

Receiving—KW: Roberts 4-59, Myers 4-35, McClain 2-91, Stewart 2-5. SM: Gomes 6-83, Young 5-52, Cooper 5-30, Pruger 3-39, Ryan 3-8.

MIAA

No. 25 Emporia State 55, Washburn 23 — Emporia State bounced back from two straight blowout losses to stay in NCAA Division II playoff contention with the rout of Washburn. Tyler Eckenrode led the Hornets with 364 passing yards and four touchdowns.

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W—Groves 3 run (kick failed)

E—Davis 17 pass from Eckenrode (Jonas kick)

W—Linn 30 field goal

E—Hall 18 run (Jonas kick)

E—Jonas 25 field goal

E—Willis 5 pass from Eckenrode (Jonas kick)

E—Richardson 22 pass from Eckenrode (Jonas kick)

E—Klumpe 38 pass from Eckenrode (Jonas kick)

E—Davis 3 run (Jonas kick)

E—Kuhns 27 field goal

W—Mertz 22 pass from Piper (Linnn kick)

E—Walker 44 pass from Wilson (Jonas kick)

W—Mertz 8 pass from Piper (Linn kick)

Individual statistics

Rushing— Emporia State: Hall 10-54, Eckenrode 13-39, Tice 7-28, Iwuagwa 6-20, Davis 2-19, Richardson 1-7. Washburn: Groves 26-108, Stewart 4-20, Piper 1-17, Brown 5-23, Lockhart 4-(-7).

Passing— Emporia State: Eckenrode 26-30-364-4, Wilson 1-1-44-0, Richardson 1-0-0. Washburn: Piper 16-33-183-2.

Receiving— Emporia State: Schiltz 8-150, Davis 5-50, Richardson 4-48, Willis 3-28, Tice 3-15, Klumpe 2-63, Walker 1-44, Iwuagwa 1-10. Washburn: Mertz 7-86, Fancher 4-34, Hurst 2-36, Kobbeman 2-14, Crimmins 1-13.

Pittsburg State 26, Missouri Southern 14 — Nate Dreiling had a team-leading nine tackles and one forced fumble to lift the Gorillas to a win in their regular-season finale. Pittsburg State finishes the season 7-3, but the defending NCAA Division II national champions won’t get a chance to defend their title as they’ve already been eliminated from the Division II playoffs.

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P—Brown 8 run (Frazell kick)

M—Threatt 75 run (Herndon kick)

P—FG Frazell 28

M—Threatt 3 run (Herndon kick)

P—Rampy 44 run (Frazell kick)

P—FG Frazell 22

P—Spradling 1 run (drop-kick failed)

Individual statistics

Rushing—PSU, Wilson 14-80, Brown 5-66, Rampy 2-58, Spradling 21-54, Abenoja 10-41, Tillman 2-4, team 2-(-4). Missouri Southern, Threatt 11-144, Cox 9-18, Edwards 5-14, Hurd 3-14, Venson 5-10, McDowell 1-5, Herndon 1-5, Forchu 1-4, Thayer 3-2.

Passing—PSU, Abenoja 3-11-1 ;72. Missouri Southern, Cox 4-7-1 37.

Receiving— PSU, Brown 3-72. Missouri Southern, Zerkel 4-37.

Fort Hays State 30, Nebraska-Kearney 23 — Tanner Hageman led Fort Hays State with 119 receiving yards and one touchdown as the Tigers won at Kearney, Neb.

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K—Berry 9 run (Fariee kick)

F—FG O’Brien 26

K—Berry 71 run (pass failed)

K—Trinidad 2 run (Fariee kick)

F—Hageman 55 pass from Sheppard (O’Brien kick)

K—FG Fariee 44

F—Cooper 52 run (rush failed)

F—Gallon 37 pass from Sheppard (O’Brien kick)

F—Cooper 18 run (O’Brien kick)

Individual statistics

Rushing—Fort Hays, Cooper 17-106, Sheppard 19-78, team 2-(-2). Kearney, Berry 16-141, Trinidad 28-134, Flanagan 2-7.

Passing—Fort Hays, Sheppard 19-32-1 244. Kearney, Berry 14-25-1 86, team 0-1-0.

Receiving—Fort Hays, Hageman 5-119, Gallon 3-84, Brown 3-23, Williams 3-(-2), Albert 2-16, Cooper 2-7, Cordon 1-(-3). Kearney, Trinidad 5-18, Klein 3-23, Flanagan 2-26, Stone 2-10, Smith 1-6, Anthony 1-3.

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