Rob Kodner Blog – Class 4 FB – Webb City / Westminster

Kodner2011webb city logo westminster logoClick here for the game – The 11-1 Webb City Cardinals traveled from the the Ozarks to St. Louis for the class 4 quarter finals to face the 10-2 Westminster Wildcats.  Webb City has won the last 3 class four state championships, 4 of the last five, and 11 total in their history.  Westminster coach Cory Snyder would be facing the legendary Webb City coach, John Roderique, that has an overall record of 203-19 in his 17 years of caching, including 9 state championships.  On the Cardinal’s first possession, they marched 80 yards in 12 plays and scored on a 9 yard touchdown run from Quarterback Devin Pickett.  The Wildcats benefited from a poor kick off and a penalty by Webb City and began their first drive on the Cardinal’s 38 yard line.  It only took Westminster 2 plays to get into the end zone that was highlighted by a 31 yard run by quarterback Brett Bond.  The extra point was missed and the score stood at 7-6.  Webb City once again started on their own 20 yard line and in just 5 plays, covering 80 yards had scored on a 42 yard touchdown run by tailback Trey Parra.  Westminster was able to move the ball, but their drive stalled on an interception by defensive back Kiante Hardin.  That set up the Cardinals for another long drive, this one covering 95 yards, and scored on a 16 yard touchdown run, again by Parra.  The Wildcat’s next drive was once again stopped by a second interception by Hardin, as Webb City converted this turnover into another touchdown.  The teams went into halftime with the Cardinals up 26-6.  After trading punts to start the second half, Webb City scored a touchdown on a 29 yard run by running back Tyler Davison and the Cardinals began to pull away at 33-6.  Any chance of Westminster getting back into the game was eliminated by yet a third interception by Kiante Hardin.  Webb City would add a field goal and the game ended with the Cardinals defeating the Wildcats 36-6 as they will advance to the semi-finals next week to defend their state title. Click here for the game

The Lion’s Choice 212 Athlete of the Game went to Webb City’s defensive back Kiante Hardin who intercepted 3 passes on the day.

The Custom Shirts Graphics Standout Player of the Game went to Westminster’s quarterback Brett Bond who carried the ball 23 times for 107 yards and a touchdown.

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