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Cavs ride big 3rd quarter
to conference win at LaVille
Culver scored 14 points in the third quarter to take a 28-12 advantage over host LaVille, and the Cavaliers held on for a 41-26 Northern State Conference win Friday.
The win snapped a two-game losing streak for Culver, while beleaguered LaVille finished the season winless.
Kevin Hogan scored on runs of 2, 29 and 51 yards for the Cavs, while quarterback Collin Stevens scored on runs of 3 and 7 yards as Culver outrushed the Lancers 410-251 yards. Stevens went 2-for-8 passing with one interception and a 6-yard touchdown completion to Sam Hissong in the fourth quarter. Stevens also finished with four PATs in the win.
Andrew Hostetler ran in a 14-yard keeper for LaVilleâ€™s first score of the night, and Tim Wicks scored on a 4-yarder to keep the Lancers within two at 14-12 at the half.
Levi Lucas broke away for a 72-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, and Cody Timm ran in a 2-yarder and the two-point conversion â€” LaVilleâ€™s first in four attempts at the game â€” for the Lancersâ€™ final score of the night.
Culver improves to 5-4 with a 4-3 NSC finish, while LaVille closes out the regular season at 0-9.
The Cavs travel to Tri-County for a Class A Sectional 33 opener next week, while LaVille travels to Northfield in the opening round of Class A Sectional 35.
â€˘ CULVER 41, LAVILLE 26Â
Score by quarter
Culver: 7 7 14 13 â€” 41
LaVille: 6 6 0 14 â€” 26
Culver â€” Kevin Hogan 2-yd run (Collin Stevens kick)
LaVille â€” Andrew Hostetler 14-yd run (2-point conversion failed)
Culver â€” Kevin Hogan 29-yd run (Stevens kick)
LaVille â€” Tim Wicks 4-yd run (2-point conversion failed)
Culver â€” Stevens 3-yd run (Stevens kick)
Culver â€” Stevens 7-yd run (Stevens kick)
Culver â€” Sam Hissong 6-yd pass from Stevens (Kick failed)
Culver â€” Hogan 51-yd run (Stevens kick)
LaVille â€”Â Levi Lucas 72-yd run (2-point conversion failed)
LaVille â€” Cody Timm 2-yd run (Timm 2-point conversion good)
First downs: 14 20
Rushing yards: 251 410
Passing yards: 59 50
Passing: 2-8-1 5-8-0
Penalities-yds lost: 6-32 8-32
Punts-average: 5-42.6 2-31
Records: Culver 5-4 (4-3 NSC), LaVille 0-8 (0-7 NSC)
CMA shuts out Fairfield
Culver Military pitched a shutout at Fairfield Friday in a 35-0 regular season capper.
On their opening drive, the Eagles marched 74 yards in 14 plays capped off by a Ralph Laux 4-yard touchdown run to take a 7-0 advantage with Diego Herreraâ€™s ensuing PAT and set the tone for the game.
Laux scored again on a 3-yd run with 3:47 to go in the third quarter. Aramonti Phillips scored on a 12-yarder in the second quarter, Caleb Jadrich scored on a 6-yard pass from Hayes Barnes â€”Â who went 6-for-8 for 56 yards passing in the win â€” with 22 seconds remaining in the first half, and Pierre Byrne went on a 27-yard tear for Culverâ€™s final score of the night at the 11:51 stop of the fourth quarter to bring the score to its final margin with Herreraâ€™s fifth point-after kick of the night.
The Eagles and Fairfield both move to 4-5 on the season. With its second straight win, CMA enters Class 3A Sectional 17 play next week at Knox.
â€˘ CULVER MILITARY ACADEMY 35, FAIRFIELD 0
Score by quarters
CMA: 7 14 7 7 â€” 35
Fairfield: 0 0 0 0 â€”Â 0
Ralph Laux 4-yd run (Diego Herrera kick) 3:07
Aramonti Phillips 12-yd run (Herrera kick) 7:26
Caleb Jadrich 6-yd pass from Hayes Barnes (Herrera kick) :22
Laux 3-yd run (Herrera kick) 3:47
Pierre Byrne 27-yd run (Herrera kick) 11:51
Rushing: 52-301 21-72
Passing yds: 56 42
Passing: 6-10-0 7-18-2
First downs: 20 6
Punts-ave.: 1-45 4-26
Penalties-yds lost: 2-10 3-23
Fumbles-lost: 2-2 0-0
Records: CMA 4-5, Fairfield 4-5
Triton falls to Jimtown
Evan Oblinger returned a punt 51 yards for a score to set the tone early, and Jimtown ran away with a 53-0 rout of the host Trojans at Triton Friday.
Triton gained just 19 yards rushing and put up only 89 total offensive yards in the loss, which snaps a two-game Northern State Conference win streak by the Trojans.
Jimtown closed out the regular season with a 7-2 overall record with an NSC second-place 6-1 mark.
Triton finished out the season at 2-7 and 2-5 in the NSC. The Trojans host Adams Central in its Class A Sectional 35 opener next Friday.
â€˘ JIMTOWN 53, TRITON 0
Score by quarter
Jimtown: 13 14 19 7 â€” 53
Triton: 0 0 0 0 â€” 0
Evan Oblinger 51-yd punt return 9:22
Drew Zeiger 8-yd pass to Devan Emerson (Nick Haeck kick) 5:34
Tanner Adams 4-yd run (Haeck kick) 6:35
Emerson 77-yd run (Haeck kick) 2:41
Adams 42-yd run (Haeck kick) 10:20
Brandon Kay 24-yd run 8:20
Casey Adams 15-yd run 4:45
Nik Olson 15-yd run (Haeck kick) 6:20
First downs: 13 7
Rushing yardage: 382 19
Passing: 3-5-0 11-22-0
Passing yardage: 30 70
Fumbles-lost: 2-2 1-1
Penalties-yds lost: 7-70 3-45
Records: Triton 2-7 (2-5 NSC), Jimtown 7-2 (6-1 NSC)
Womenâ€™s college volleyball
Ancilla falls to No. 10 Muskegon
The Ancilla College volleyball lost in straight sets to NJCAA No. 10 Muskegon Community College in MCCAA Western Conference action on Thursday by the scores of 25-22, 25-16, 25-20.
Danielle Burge posted 26 digs, while Kristen Trudell added 28 assists and 12 digs for Ancilla.
Carlee Davis led Ancilla with nine kills, while North Judson graduate Rebecca Bunkowfst posted a career-high 10 digs on the evening.
Muskegon improved to 11-0 in the MCCAA Western Conference standings and 23-6 overall.
The Lady Chargers will resume conference play Oct. 18 when they travel to Jackson, Mich. to play MCCAA Western Conference rival Jackson Community College.