Worland vs Lander Football Rivalry Nears A Century
Written by Chance Bond on October 14, 2022
The Worland Warriors are set to take on the Lander Tigers Friday Night in Lander.
Last season the Warriors would take a 24-17 win over Lander.
The Warriors and the Tigers first played 97 years ago in 1925. A game the Warriors would win.
The two teams have met 86 times in that nearly a century.
Worland has won 47 of those games to Landers 39.
From 1950 to 1970 the Warriors won 16 games in those 2 decades including an 11 game winning streak.
Lander had a two decade dominance as well from 1980 to 2000, the Tigers won 14 games in that period including two 6 game win streaks.
Most resently Lander has won 3 of the last 4 contest.
Historical content provided by Wyoming-Football.com
The Wyoming High School prediction site WyoPredicts has Lander a 51% favorite to win.
Lander is 4-2 overall on the season and 2-1 in Conference.
The Tigers have wins against Green River, Evanston, Riverton, and Rawlins.
Lander has a 10-7 home loss to Powell and a 29-21 home loss to Buffalo.
Worland is 3-3 overall and 1-2 in Conference.
The Warriors have wins verse Powell, Green River, and Rawlins.
Worland has losses at Cody, at Douglas and home against Buffalo.
Offensivley Lander is ranked 10th in rushing with 115 yards aver per game and 690 yards total with 8 touchdowns and 10 fumbles.
Passing the Tigers are ranked 6th averaging 164.2 yards per game and totalling 985 yards with 13 touchdowns and 2 interceptions.
Overall Lander is the 8th ranked Offense in Wyoming 3A Football averaging 279.2 yards per game. They total 1675 yards, 21 touchdowns and 12 turnovers.
Worland has the 11th ranked rushing attack averaging 88.8 yards per game, they total 533 yards with 4 touchdowns and 7 fumbles.
The passing offense for the Warriors ranks 5th in Wyoming 3A football averaging 177 yards per game and totalling 1062 yards with 10 touchdowns and 4 interceptions.
Overall Worland is ranked 9th in Offense with an average of 265.8 yards per game. The Warriors total 1675 yards for the season with 14 touchdowns 11 turnovers.
Against the run the Tigers rank 8th in Wyoming 3A Football allowing 188.3 yards per game, a total of 1130 yards and 9 touchdowns and recovering 7 fumbles.
Lander’s pass Defense is ranked number 1 allowing a State low 75 yards per game. a total of 450 yards allowing 4 touchdowns and 4 interceptions.
The Tigers are ranked 3rd in team Defence overall allowing 263.3 yards per game, a total of 1580 yards 13 touchdowns and 11 turnovers.
The Warriors rush Defense is ranked 12th in Wyoming 3A Football giving up 238 yards per game on average, and totalling 1428 yards and 15 touchdowns and 2 fumble recoveries.
Against the pass the Warriors are ranked 3rd giving up an average 119.8 yards per game and a total of 719 yards 9 touchdowns and 7 interceptions.
Worland has the 10th ranked Defense in Wyoming 3A Football allowing an average of 357.8 yards per contest, a total of 2147 yards on the season allowing 24 touchdowns and 9 turnovers.
Lander is lead in rushing by number 5 Jack Pasquinelli with 387 yards on 79 attempts and 2 touchdowns.
Matisse Weaver ,number 37, adds 123 yards on 37 attempts and 3 touchdowns on the ground.
Passing the Tigers are led by number 10 Brenon Stauffenberg with 985 yards passing 13 touchdowns and 2 interceptions.
Gabe Harris number 27 is Lander’s leading receiver with 27 catches for 491 yards and 7 touchdowns.
Also tops in receiving for Lander is Weaver with 18 receptions for 258 yards and 3 touchdowns.
With the injury to Kade Weber we will give the projected players stats.
Rushing for Worland is Rugar Mascaro with 97 yards.
Brock Douzenis will start at Quarterback, Douzenis has a touchdown and 82 yards passing.
The top receivers are Court Gonsalez with 34 catches for 345 yards and a touchdown.
Trea Bennett has 11 catches for 130 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Defensivley the Tigers have the number 1 ranked Defensive player in Wyoming 3A Football Gabe Harris.
Harris 64 tackles 29 solo, 9 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, an interceptions, a fumble recovery, and a blocked kick.
Matisse Weaver has 41 tackles 19 solo, 8 ntackles for loss, and 2 sacks.
Jack Pasquinelli has 45 tackles 21 solo, and 1 sack.
The Warriors are led by Sophomore Roman Parra with 53 tackles 34 solo, 2 tackles for loss and 2 blocked passes.
Rugar Mascaro has 51.5 tackles 27 solo, 1.5 tackles for loss and a blocked kick.
Brock Douzenis has 27.5 tackles, 10 solo, 2 tackles for loss, 3 interceptions, 1 pqass block, 1 kick block and a defensive touchdown.
Stats provided by WyoPrep.com
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