Worland Versus Lander Preview
Written by Chance Bond on September 24, 2021
The Worland Warriors play their second home game of the season against the Lander Valley High School Tigers.
This will be the Playing For Hope “Pink Game”.
Worland lost the game last season 41-21 in Lander.
The Warriors average 111.3 yards per game running with 5 touchdowns and 223 yards per game passing that also includes 5 touchdowns.
Worland has the 2nd ranked passing attack in Wyoming 3A football.
Lander averages 100.7 yards per game with 5 touchdowns on the ground and 215 yards per game through the air including 6 touchdowns.
The Tigers have the 3rd ranked passing offense in Wyoming 3A.
Both the Warriors and the Tigers are 1-2 this season. Each school has beaten Green River. Worland 49-34 Lander 43-12.
Lander lost to Powell in Week 2, 35-13, Worland lost to Powell in Week 1, 29-13.
The uncommon opponent for these two teams? Lander lost to Evanston last week 20-14. Worland lost to Cody in Week 2 35-21.
Lander has player 1 ranked team in Powell, who is currently ranked number 2.
Worland has player 2 ranked teams in Powell, and Cody who is the current number 1 ranked team in Wyoming 3A.
Lander is lead in rushing by Junior Running Back number 37 Matisse Weaver who has 206 yards and 2 touchdowns on 54 attempts.
The Warriors are lead in rushing by Junior Quarterback Kade Weber who has 158 yards and 4 touchdowns off of 35 attempts.
The leading receiver for Lander is Junior number 27 Gabe Harris with 14 catches for 226 yards and 4 touchdowns. Senior Tisso Guina wearing number 22 has 14 catches for 202 yards and a TD.
For the Warriors the leading pass catcher is All-State Wide Receiver Brock Douzenis with 15 receptions for 232 yards and a touchdown.
Senior Captain Jorey Anderson has 11 catches for 193 yards and 4 touchdowns.
The Tiger quarterback has thrown for 645 yards completing 46 of 82 attempts for a 56.1% completion rate. Lander Junior Quarterback number 10 Brenon Stauffenberg also has 6 touchdowns with 4 interceptions.
Worland Warrior Quarterback Kade Weber who wears the number 7. has 669 yards with 5 touchdowns and 2 interceptions on 61 attempts that resulted in 45 completions.
The Warriors leading tackler is Senior All-Conference Linebacker Aaron Carver with 38 tackles on the season. Senior Ty Harris has 3 sacks and 2 tackles for loss. Also a Senior All-Conference Safety Jorey Anderson has 2 interception. The warriors have 2 turnovers this season.
Gabe Harris Lander’s Junior Linebacker leads the team in tackles with 30. The Tigers have zero sacks this season.
The Tigers have an All-Conference Defensive End in Senior Robert Koivupalo and All-Conference Cornerback Tisso Guina who is Landers second leading tackler with 20 tackles and a fumble recovery.
Lander has 6 turnovers this season 4 by fumble recovery. Free Safety Brenon Sauffenberg leads the team in interceptions with 2.
This is the Conference Opener for the Warriors.