Jim Baer Blog – Week Eight – Ladue / Ft. Zumwalt N.

Ladue learned a good lesson Saturday. Never give up on a game.

 

Fort Zumwalt North scored the first 14 points of the game, but Ladue persisted, scoring 20-fourth quarter points to upset the Panthers 33-17. Ladue is 7-1, North is 6-3.

 

Ladue’s quarterback Matt Hooper ran the game winner with 2:14 left in the game and a two point conversion to receiver Duncan Cannon secured the hard-fought victory.

 

Hooper fired three TD passes and ran for a fourth in the Rams 7th consecutive victory on the season. They close out the regular schedule with a game at Jennings Saturday.

 

Ryan Glazer was a sensation, In the second half, Glazer returned a kickoff 70 yards then scored on a 15 yard strike from Hooper.

 

Then Glazer returned a punt 60 yards for another TD. Hooper ran in the game winner with just 2:14 left in the contest, beating Fort Zumwalt North, 33-27.

 

Despite losing, North’s junior signal caller Brenden Pierce played brilliantly, racking up well over 200 yards of passing and running in the loss to Ladue. He had more than 150 yards of offense in the first half.

The Players of the Game … Ladue Co Players: QB Matthew Hooper and WR Ryan Glazer.
Hooper fired three TDs and ran for a third and Ladue stormed back, scoring 20 fourth quarter points to beat Fort Zumwalt West/ Ryan Glazer scored on a 15 yard catch which he set up on his own kick off return of 70 yards. He returned another punt 60 yards setting up the game-winning TD.
Standout player for FTZN – Junior QB Brenden Pierce had more than 200 yards of passing and running but lost to Ladue 33-27.

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