Ste. Genevieve improved to 2-1 Friday night as they amassed 494 yards of
total offense, 442 on the ground, in a 48-6 home victory over New Madrid
County Central (0-3).
The Dragons scored less than 2 minutes into the game on a 5 play, 84
yard drive, all on the ground. Jr. RB Austin Brewer, who had 16 carries
for 172 yards and 3 TD’s, went the final 20 yards to the house. Dalton
Giesler added the first of 5 extra points for a 7-0 lead and 10:06 left
in the 1st. Sophomore Luke Brewster’s 24 yard punt return set up a 7
play, 43 yard drive and an Anthony Roe 4 yard touchdown run for a 14-0
advantage with 6:04 left in the first. Roe had 13 carries for 156 yards
in the game.
Ste. Gen added another TD before the quarter ended with an 8 play, 45
yard drive, culminating with a Brewer 5 yard run for a 20-0 lead, as the
Dragons midline veer, counter trey, and outside power game dominated the
Eagles. The offensive line of Leelan Huck, AJ Gonz, Gabe Harmon, Kade
Jett, and Morgan Schenk, led another TD drive of 3 plays and 72 yards
early in the 2nd stanza as Brewer scored again from the 9 to make it
Ste. Gen added their final TD of the half with 1:52 left, on a 2 play,
49 yard drive with QB Wyatt Lalumandier scoring from 14 yards out for a
34-0 lead at the break. The Dragons out first downed the Eagles on the
NMCC scored their only TD in the 3rd quarter as QB Tyler Sprouse went
the final 6 yards to finish off a 10 play, 69 yard drive that made it
34-6 with 7:48 left in the 3rd quarter. The Eagles finished with 142
yards of total offense, 104 rushing, led by fullback Craig Beasley’s 7
carries for 42 yards.
The Dragons finished the scoring with their 2nd unit as Logan Rhinehart
returned a fumble 24 yards to the 1, where Wyatt Hahn scored from on the
next play to make it 41-6 and 4:22 left in the third. The final SG TD
came on a 5 play, 53 yard drive and Wayde Hahn scooted in from the 8
with Soph. Austin Carron adding the point. That came with 9:59 left and
the Dragons won it 48-6.
Ste. Gen will travel to Potosi next Friday night to play the 3-0