The Nighthawks Big Second Half Leads To Victory

Date posted - October 5, 2012

The #1 ranked Boyden Hull Rock Valley Nighthawks rode a 40 point second half to beat the MOC-FV Dutchmen 47-6 at Korver Field in Orange City Friday night.

The Dutch pulled the first punch on the Nighthawks as Trey Achterhoff hit Jay Elsberry on a 65 yard slant bringing the Dutch inside the 10 yard line. A few plays later Achterhoff threw a 4 yard touchdown pass to Rafael Sanchez and with 10:05 left in the first quarter the score was 6-0 after the missed extra point.

Both teams traded possessions throughout the first half before the Nighthawks were able to put points on the board. With 2:41 left in the first half the Nighthawks finished a 76 yard drive in 6:04 with a Brandt Van Roekel 6 yard touchdown run. During the drive the Dutch were called for a pass interference on 3rd down which kept the drive alive deep in MOC-FV territory. Adding the extra point by kicker David De Bruin the score was 7-6.

MOC-FV attempted a field goal after a long drive right before the finish of the half but came up short leaving the score 7-6 in favor of the Nighthawks at the conclusion of the first half.

Boyden Hull Rock Valley dominated the 3rd quarter with 26 unanswered points scoring on all 4 possessions. Boyden Hull Rock Valley took the 2nd halfs first drive 80 yards in 3:07 scoring on a 26 yard Touchdown pass to JC Koerselman from Van Roekel making the score 14-6. The Nighthawks Van Roekel was not done as he scored on a 98 yard broken quarterback sneak on the next possession to make the score 21-6 at the 7:19 mark in the 3rd quarter.

The other two Nighthawk scores added in the 3rd quarter were on drives of 35 and 87 yards. Miguel Alvarado capped the first drive with a 6 yard score and Logan Steins added a 3 yard score on the second drive making the score 33-6 with 2:12 left in the 3rd quarter.

The Nighthawks completed the 40 point second half with two more 4th quarter scores. The first of the two scores was a Brandt Van Roekel to Miguel Alvarado 31 yard touchdown pass. The second was on a 24 yard scoring run by Logan Steins.

The Nighthawks defense held the Dutch unofficially to 0 net yards in the second half while scoring the 40 unanswered points.

Next week the Nighthawks (7-0, 4-0 in District) will face Cherokee in Rock Valley. The Dutch (4-3, 2-2 in District) will travel to Sheldon to face the Orabs.

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