Worland Versus Riverton Preview
Written by Chance Bond on October 15, 2021
The Worland Warriors travel the 88 miles to Riverton High School and take on the Wolverines.
Worland comes off a 40-23 loss to Buffalo and are now 3-3 on the season.
Last season the Wolverines won 21-9. The Warriors had 105 rushing yards and 115 passing yards.
The Warriors average 102.3 yards per game rushing with a total of 614 yards running and 13 touchdowns in 6 games this season.
Worland has the 2nd ranked passing offense in all of Wyoming 3A football averaging 206.2 yards per game and 1237 total passing yards with 13 touchdowns and 3 interceptions.
Overall Worland is the 5th ranked offense in Wyoming 3A football averaging 308.5 yards per game with a total of 1851 yards, 26 touchdowns and 10 turnovers.
Riverton is 0-6 this season. 0-7 with zero week with loses to Powell 37-7, Cody 57-10, Evanston 19-13, Jackson 28-17, Douglas 49-0, Buffalo 42-7, and Lander 17-7.
The Wolverines averages 58.3 yards rushing per game 350 yards this season 2 touchdowns and 8 lost fumbles.
Riverton has the 10th ranked passing offense averaging 89.8 yards per game and 539 total passing yards with 5 touchdowns and 8 interceptions.
Riverton has the 11th ranked offense overall averaging 148.2 yards per game totaling 889 yards 7 touchdowns and 16 turnovers.
The Wolverines are lead by Junior Quarterback number 14 Nathan Hutchinson who is 49 for 104 at 47.1% completions with 5 touchdowns and 8 interceptions for 539 yards. Hutchinson has 126 yards rushing on 85 attempts and a touchdown. Hutchinson has an 83 yard touchdown run.
The leading rusher for Riverton is number 22 Junior Running back Dominick Payne with 154 yards on 47 attempts and a touchdown.
The top Wide Receivers for the Wolverines are number 89 Senior All-State, All-Conference Wide Receiver Lucas Engle who is 6’6″ and 180 pounds has 25 catches for 261 yards and 3 touchdowns. Number 23 Senior Tanner Johnson at 6’3″ 190 pounds has 11 receptions for 206 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Leading the Warriors is Junior Quarterback number 7 Kade Weber who has 1218 yards passing on 96 completions on 138 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.5% with 13 touchdowns and only 3 interceptions. Weber also has 209 yards rushing on 59 attempts and 8 touchdowns.
Aaron Carver is the Warriors leading rusher with 261 yards on 56 attempts and 3 touchdowns.
The Warriors have a Quad of receivers all with stats worth mentioning. Junior Brock Douzenis has 37 catches for 421 yards and 3 touchdowns. Senior Jorey Anderson has 20 catches for 314 yards and 4 touchdowns. Junior Carter Clark has 22 catches for 267 yards and 4 touchdowns, and Senior Liam Harper has 7 catches for 114 yards and a touchdown.
Defensively the Warriors are ranked 8th against the run giving up 163.8 yards per game. A total of 983 yards on the ground for the season. Giving up 15 touchdowns. The Warriors have 2 fumble recovers and 20 tackles for lose.
Through the air Worland has the 9th ranked defense giving up 170.7 yards per game with a season total of 1024 yards with 6 touchdowns. Worland has 5 interceptions and 13 sacks.
Overall the Warriors have the 9th ranked defense allowing 334.5 yards per game and a total of 2007 yards this season. The Warriors have allowed 21 touchdowns and have forced 7 turnovers. The Warriors are -3 in turnover ratio, haven given up 3 more turnovers then forced.
Riverton has the 12th ranked rush defense in Wyoming 3A football. They allow 249.2 yards per game and a total of 1498 and 20 touchdowns on the ground. Riverton has recovered 4 fumbles.
The Wolverines pass defense is ranked 4th in the state giving up 126.3 yards per game through the air. The Wolverines have given up a total of 758 yards and 7 touchdowns. Riverton has 8 interceptions with 2 sacks.
Overall Riverton has the 11th ranked defense giving up 376 yards per game. 2256 total yards with 27 touchdowns and forced 12 turnovers. The Wolverines are -4 in turnovers.
Leading the Warriors on defense is Seniors Linebacker Aaron Carver. Carver leads Wyoming 3A in tackles with 67, averaging just over 11 per game. Senior Defensive end Ty Harris has 33 tackles with 6 sacks, Harris is 2nd in Wyoming 3A in sacks.
Rugar Mascaro has 48 tackles this season. Senior Safety Jorey Anderson is tied for 2nd in Wyoming 3A in interceptions with 2.
Riverton is lead defensively by Junior Linebacker number 52 Braden Vincent. Vincent has 49 tackles, 2 sacks and an interception this season. Senior Defensive Linemen number 50 Kris Topaum is Riverton’s second leading tackler with 43.
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