Warriors Dominate Homecoming Over Green River
Written by Chance Bond on September 20, 2022
After a loss to Cody last week the Warriors would face a Green River team coming off a 48-0 win over Rawlins in week 2.
The weather was a factor at the Worland Homecoming matchup at Warrior Stadium.
Slick balls that resulted in miscues for both teams in the 1st quarter.
Neither team turned the ball over but mishaps and loose balls were a theme.
The Warriors would get on the board first with 3:51 left in the first quarter.
A 3-play 52-yard drive resulted in a 5-yard touchdown toss from Senior Quarterback Kade Weber to Sophomore Wide Reciever Masen Decker for the game’s first score.
Worland would take a 7-0 lead.
To start the second quarter, Worland would put another score on the board with a 6-play drive spanning 61 yards, resulting in a 23-yard pass from Weber to Senior Wide Reciever Brock Douzenis.
Worland is up 14-0 at the start of the second quarter.
Green River would get themselves on the scoreboard with 6:01 left in the first half with a 10-play 63-yard drive ending in a 14-yard pass from Senior Quarterback Caleb Lake to Senior Running Back Nate Mitchell for the Wolves’ first points.
Green River would miss the PAT 14-6 Worland in the middle of the second quarter.
Less than 2 minutes later the Warriors would score on 2 plays, the biggest gain of the game, a 63-yard pass from Weber to Senior Wide Receiver Court Gonsalez. Court ran the entire 63 yards down the sideline for the score.
Worland is up 21-6 with 4:56 remaining in the first half.
On a high snap and a broken play, Weber would pick the football up at nearly the 50-yard line skate on the slippery field 33 yards on essentially a scoop, and score for the Warriors.
2:48 remaining in the half and the Warriors are up 28-6.
Halfway through the 3rd Quarter, Weber would scamper 15 yards for Worland’s fifth touchdown of the game on a 5-play 51-yard drive.
The Warriors would be up 35-6.
With under 2 minutes remaining in the 3rd Quarter, Green River ran an 11-play 74-yard drive capping off with a 9-yard touchdown run by Senior Running Back Bracken Miller.
The Wolves would fail to convert the two points. 35-12 Warriors at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
To start the 4th Quarter the warriors would go on their longest drive of the game.
A 12-play 78-yard drive culminating in a 7-yard corner of the end zone fade pass from Weber to Senior Wide Receiver Tre Bennett.
The Warriors missed the extra point but had a 41-12 lead with 7:57 remaining in the contest.
Green River put together an 11-play 58-yard drive ending in a 7-yard TD run by Running Back Miller for the final score of the game,
Worland 41 Green River 18 was the Final.
Defensive high lights for the Warriors were Senior Linebacker Rugar Mascaro had 13 tackles and 1 tackle for loss to lead Worland Defensively.
Not to be left out or out down Sophomores, better known as the Dawgs, Linebacker Roman Para had 12 tackles Defensive Tackle Brody Theil had 10 tackles.
Offensive stats included Kade Weber with 8 rushes for 91 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Kade also completed 14 passes on 19 attempts with 4 touchdowns and 0 interceptions for 259 yards.
The Warrior Senior Receivers Brock Douzenis had 7 catches for 116 yards and a touchdown, Court Gonsalez with 4 receptions for 103 yards including a 63-yard catch and run.
Listen to the rebroadcast of the game at the bottom of the page.
The Warriors head to Douglas Friday to take on the Bearcats.
We will have that live on KWOR 104.7fm/1340am or online at mybighornbasin.com