Run4Fun2009 wrote:toss up call at the end of the half in the endzone...I thought Rodenbiker had the TD (one foot down and possession in the endzone) then DL's DB ripped the ball out after Rodenbiker was spun around on the ground...called Interception. Anyone else see the play? Anyone know what the ruling is and if it was called correctly??
7-7 at the half
Indy5 wrote:It was an amazing game but in my opinion, Shanley looked like the better team.
Quarterbacks were pretty even although I think Montplasir played a little better. Erickson hit the deep balls well but Montplasir killed Devils Lake on the ground, and it seemed whenever he needed to make a throw, he did. I was very impressed.
Runningbacks were also pretty even although I think if Shanley's D would have filled harder there would have been a lot less broken tackles. Ben Wolf didn't nessacarily look like the best player in a region to me, but he still played well.
Wide Receivers were pretty equal. Rodenbiker made some great plays but Mertens was burning Shanley deep.
As far as lines go, I think Shanley had a slight advantage. I was amazed that Devils Lake's coaching staff didn't change something on defense. For one drive Shanley ran the same option play 7 times in a row, just flipping sides. I think the 3-4 defense was the reason for this success. Shanley doubled the nose, got to the backers and just went to town on DL's ends.
And how about Shanley's kicker? I think he could have made that field goal from 48.
All in all, it was a great game played by two good teams and what a finish. Too bad Devils Lake got greedy and tried to win it quick by going for 2. I would have liked to see what happened if they had kicked the extra point and the game went on.
living life wrote:You have to gamble to win sometimes. That was a great game. 75 from shanley is a beast. He played really good. Swenseth from dl had like 8 tackles. Jason berg from dl played a good game offence and defence. That one option killed devils lake. If you watched the replay of shanleys touchdown in overtime you could tell that they were two yards short.
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