Win And In Game Verse Riverton
Written by Chance Bond on October 21, 2022
It’s Senior Night for the Worland Warriors as they celebrate 11 Seniors.
Carter Clark, Kade Weber, Creedon Newell, Brock Douzenis, Court Gonsalez, Rugar Mascaro, Trae Bennett, Noa Vega, Bryce Woffinden, Chase Johnson, and Kristian Brown.
The Warriors are 3-4 overall this season with wins over Powell, Green River, and Rawlins.
Riverton is 1-6 overall this season with a win over Rawlins.
Both teams are 1-3 in the East Conference. The winner of this game secures the final spot in the Wyoming 3A East Conference playoffs.
Worland and Riverton first met on October 18th, 1924 98 years ago, nearly to the same date.
They have played 82 times on the gridiron with the Wolverines having a 5-game edge.
The series is 38-43-1 the one tie being in 1942.
Worland has the longest winning streak of 12 games from 1950-1961, the Warriors would also have the second longest streak of 6 years from 1965-1970.
The longest streak Riverton has had is 4 years, but they have done that 4 times, and have had a 3 game-winning streak 7 times.
Last season the Warriors beat the Wolverines 34-20in Riverton.
Historical facts provided by wyoming-football.com
The Twitter account of @PredictsWyo has the Warriors at a 57% chance of winning
In team rushing the Warriors are ranked 12th with an average of 91 yards per game a total of 637 yards with 5 touchdowns and 7 lost fumbles.
Worland is the 5th ranked passing team in Wyoming 3A football averaging 173.4 yards per game with 1214 total yards 11 touchdowns and 7 interceptions.
Warrior Football is ranked 9th overall, averaging 264.4 yards per game with a total of 1851 yards, 16 touchdowns, and 14 turnovers on offense.
In Wyoming 3A football Riverton is ranked 10th running the football with an average of 109.32 yards per game a total of 874 yards on the ground 8 touchdowns and 8 fumbles.
Riverton’s passing game is ranked 9th averaging 111 yards per game 888 total yards through the air 7 touchdowns and 7 interceptions.
Overall Riverton has the 12th-ranked offense in Wyoming 3A football averaging 220.2 yards per game a total of 1762 with 15 touchdowns and 15 turnovers.
Defensively the Warriors are ranked 11th against the run giving up 228.9 yards per game a total of 1602 allowing 18 touchdowns and recovering 3 fumbles.
Through the air, the Worland passing defense is ranked 5th averaging 132.6 yards per game a total of 928 10 touchdowns and has 7 interceptions.
Worland has the 9th ranked defense in Wyoming 3A football allowing an average of 361.4 yards per game a total of 2530 yards giving up 28 touchdowns and having gotten 10 turnovers.
Riverton has the 12th-ranked rushing defense allowing an average of 259.1 yards per game a total of 2073 (471 yards more than Worland) 23 touchdowns and have recovered 4 fumbles.
Against the pass, the Wolverines give up 164.4 yards on average per game, a total of 1299 allowing 21 touchdowns, and have gotten 8 interceptions.
The Wolverine’s defense is ranked 12 in Wyoming 3A football giving up an average of 421.5 yards per game a total of 3372 yards, 44 touchdowns, and 12 turnovers.
The Warriors are -5 in turnovers, and the Wolverines are -3.
On offense, the Wolverines are led by Quarterback number 1 Darrick Devires who leads the team in rushing and passing. 291 yards and a touchdown rushing, 463 yards 5 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions passing.
Number 22 Dominick Payne has 208 yards on 56 attempts and 2 touchdowns. Braden Vincent 3 has 140 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns.
Blake Gantenbein number 18 has 268 yards passing with 2 touchdowns and 2 INT’s.
Riverton has 3 leading pass catchers in number 2 Ty Sheets with 19 catches for 316 yards and a touchdown, Nick McIntosh has 22 receptions with 291 yards and 2 touchdowns, also 88 Nathan Hutchison with 17 catches for 152 yards and 4 touchdowns.
The Warriors are led offensively by Senior Quarterback Kade Weber who has been injured the last two games.
Weber has 239 yards rushing with 4 touchdowns, 962 yards passing with a 65.5% completion rate, 9 touchdowns and 1 interception, and a QB efficiency rating of 156.7.
Rushing also for Worland is Rugar Muscaro with 114 yards and Brock Douzenis with 109 yards and a touchdown.
The Warriors receivers are Seniors Brock Douzenis with 31 catches for 453 yards and 6 touchdowns, Court Gonsalez with 431 yards on 46 receptions and 2 touchdowns, Trae Bennett with 137 yards 12 catches, and 2 touchdowns. Sophomore Masen Decker has 10 catches for 137 yards and a touchdown.
Defensively the Wolverines are led by Braden Vincent with 45 tackles, 17 solo, and 10 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, an interception, and 2 pass blocks.
Ty Sheets for Riverton has 29 tackles, 12 solo, 2 tackles for loss, and a returned interception for a touchdown.
Riverton’s second-leading tackler Kade Gabrielsen has 42 tackles, 22 solo, and 2 tackles for loss.
For the Warrior’s defense Senior Rugar Mascaro has 62.5 tackles, 33 solo, 1.5 tackles for loss, and a fumble recovery.
Sophomore Linebacker Roman Parra has 59.5 tackles, 36 solo, 3.5 tackles for loss, and 2 passes blocked.
Senior Brock Douzenis has 32.5 tackles, 13 solo, 3 interceptions one returned for a touchdown.
Stats provided by Wyopreps.com
Listen to tonight’s game on KWOR 104.7fm/1340am or online at mybighornbasin.com