Middle School Results
Brock Kappelmann - September 23, 2022 12:00 pm
From Coach Kadow –
The Apache 7th Grade hosted the Hays MS on Thursday.
Hays scored two touchdowns and a 2pt conversion
quickly to start the game. Chris Marin then ran a Kick
off back for a Touchdown and added a two point
conversion to get the Apaches on the scoreboard. Hays
then before the quarter ended scored a TD making the
first Quarter score 20 to 8. Bryan Zepeda recovered a
fumble in the second quarter but Hays scored two more
touchdowns to finish the half with the score Hays 32 to
the Apaches 8.
Second half Chris Marin scored on a 55 yard run and
Alex Gutierrez added the 2 point conversion. Hays then
scored a TD. The 3rd quarter score was 38 to 16.
The Apaches scored to start the 4th with a 6 yard run by
Chris Marin. The Apaches then got a defensive stop and
Alan Padilla scored on a 45 yard run to bring the
Apaches within 10 points, but Hays came back with a TD
run of their own with the final score of Hays 46 and the
The 8th graders played the second game. It was a
defensive game where Hays scored a TD and a 2 point
making the score Hays 8 Apaches 0 in the first Quarter.
That is how the first half ended.
The second half the Apaches drove for a touchdown
with Gerardo Mercado running in from the 7 yard line.
Giovani Duran adding the 2 point conversion.
Hays came back and scored but Emmanuel Sepulvada
intercepted the pass on a 2 point conversion. The
Apaches then drove down for score with Giovani Duran
dragging defenders across the goal line, but the 2 point
conversion failed leaving the score tied at 14 with 1:24
to go in the 4th . Hays scored with 2 seconds left with a
run from the 3 yard line to win 20 to the Apaches 14.
Thursday night was a rough road outing for the Warriors football team as both 7th and 8th grades fell to Comanche Middle School in Dodge.
The 7th grade team was the better team in the game, but a few costly mistakes earned them their first loss of the season by a score of 24-18. Kye Morris caught two touchdown passes from Ethan Olmstead of 55 and 45 yards. Ethan passed for over 150 yards yards, 2 Touchdowns against one Interception. Landry Fitzgerald and Zayden Norez combined for over 125 yards on the ground. Defensively, Oskar Rosales forced a fumble that was recovered by Manuel Rodriquez. The 7th grade team is still in position to win the MS WAC title with wins in their final 3 games.
The 8th grade team played as hard as they could despite missing several starters, but they fell 34-0 as they were simply outmatched by the Coyotes who were at full strength. There were some bright spots in the game. Jaime Navarrete made an impressive diving catch for an interception, Wyatt Manel had several breathtaking scrambles from the Quarterback position. Ismael Calderon forced and recovered a fumble. Both teams cleared their benches for the 4th. During the 4th Rylin Roehr called the most EPIC timeout anyone has ever called after the officials accidentally took away his 1st career rushing touchdown with an accidental whistle.
Thursday, September 29th the EMS Warriors play host to a very solid Horace Good Middle School from Garden City at 4PM. The 7th grade team will be trying to get back into 1st place in the MSWAC with the 8th grade trying to get their first win of the season. Both squads have a lot on the line this week and could really use the support. Come out and cheer them on, let’s cover the stands in green.