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The Nighthawks Get Win Versus MOC-FV

The Boyden Hull Rock Valley Nighthawks celebrated Rock Valley’s homecoming by beating the MOC-FV Dutchmen 42-0 at Hulst Field in Rock Valley Friday night.

Boyden Hull Rock Valley started the scoring late in the first half when Andrew Van Ginkel found Blake Eichmann for a 6 yard touchdown pass.  The score capped a 73 yard drive that lasted 2:39.  The Nighthawks gained possession for that drive when Eichmann forced a Stefan Kinsinger interception at the Nighthawk 27.  The missed extra point made the score 6-0 with 23.6 left in the first half.

The Nighthawks than distanced themselves from the Dutchmen with a 36 point second half.  Boyden Hull Rock Valley scored on the first two possessions of the second half. The first score was on a 75 yard drive which lasted 2:40. Andrew Van Ginkel scored on a 13 yard run.  Boyden Hull Rock Valley than added a two point conversion when Luis Ronquillo faked the extra point try and threw a conversion to Dillon Willer.  After Van Ginkel forced another Kinsinger interception, he finished off the on the offensive end with a one yard touchdown run.  The run finished off a 1:16 32 yard drive.  With 7:49 left in the third quarter the Nighthawks led 21-0.

Two exciting touchdowns put the game out of reach for the Dutchmen.  Boyden Hull Rock Valley’s Andrew Van Ginkel threw a 56 yard touchdown to Jerod Hansen extending the lead to 28-0.  Than Van Ginkel added an 80 yard punt return on the following MOC-FV punt.  The score was 35-0 with 10:39 left in the fourth quarter.  The Nighthawks finished off the scoring when Dillon Willer blocked a Dutchmen punt, gave the Nighthawks great field position on the Dutch 25.  Zach Konz added a 4 yard touchdown run on the 25 yard drive, making the final score 42-0.

Next week the Nighthawks will travel to Cherokee (6-1, 3-1 in District) and face the Braves. MOC-FV (3-4, 2-2 in District) will host Sheldon next week at Korver Field in Orange City.

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