Tornado Football Team Comes Up Short At BHRV

October 09, 2020 11:41pm

Kody Noble ran for 166 yards on 26 carries and scored two touchdowns in Boyden-Hull-Rock Valley's 28-14 win over Storm Lake Friday night in a game played at Hull.

On the opening possession of the game Noble capped off a 77-yard touchdown drive with a 19 yard run to give the Nighthawks an early 7-0 lead.  Storm Lake responded with a 67 yard touchdown drive of their own as sophmore quarterback Josh Steffan threw a 23 yard pass to Jamou Gatwech, Daniel Ramirez would kick the first of his two extra points and the game was tied at 7-7.  The Nighthawks would score again on their second possession, this time on 4th-down-and nine from the Tornado 30-yard line quarterback Caleb Kats found Cody Vander Zwaag in the back of the endzone for a score and it was 14-7.  Then midway through the 2nd quarter the Nighthawks Brock Fisher returned an interception 20 yards for a pick six and it was 21-7.

Storm Lake would get the ball first in the 2nd half and promptly drive 63 yards for a score as Ben Raveling ran it in for a five yard touchdown and it was a 21-14 game with just under eight minutes to play in the third quarter.

BHRV would get the final score of the game as Noble ran it in from 12 yards out with just over three minutes left to play.

Storm Lake didn't help themselves as they turned the ball over on three straight possession's in the 4th quarter.

BHRV had 265 of their 374 yards of offense come in the first half (157 on their first two possessions).  The Tornadoes totaled 242 yards of offense for the game with 137 coming on the ground and 105 through the air.  Ben Raveling ran the ball 15 times for 89 yards, Steffan was 6-of-16 for 105 yards and one interception.  Jailen Hansen, the district's leading receiver in both receptions and yards, had five catches for 83 yards.  BHRV had 16 first downs compared to Storm Lake's 14.  The Tornadoes, who turned the ball over four times, were minus three in the turnover department.

Storm Lake falls to 2-5 overall and finished 2-3 in the district.  BHRV is now 5-2 overall and finished in a three way tie for the district title with a 4-1 record.

Storm Lake will know who they play in the first round of the playoffs when the Iowa High School Athletic Association releases the parings on Saturday.