By Pat Garry, Staff Writer
Eden Valley-Watkins looked unstoppable right out of the gate last Thursday, Sept. 2, in Rockford.
The Eagles put-up 14 first-quarter points and kept the momentum throughout the contest. Winning the game, 22-7, EV-W capped-off the victory with 8 fourth-quarter tallies, while holding the Rockets to just 7 -second-quarter points.
Passing: Nolan Geislinger, 9 for 17, 123 yards, TD, INT; Rushing: Gavin Mathies, 3 carries for 12 yards; Nolan Geislinger, 13 carries for 40 yards, TD; Sam Nistler, 17 carries for 53 yards, TD; Caden Neiman, 15 carries for 66 yards; Receiving: Gavin Mathies, 3 catches for 37 yards, TD; Landon Neiman, 2 catches for 24 yards; Myles Dziengel, 2 catches for 53 yards; Caden Neiman, 2 catches for 9 yards.
EV-W scoring recap
1st quarter: run, TD by Geislinger for a 2-yard gain; two-point conversion run unsuccessful; run, TD by -Nistler for a 7-yard gain; two-point conversion pass from Geislinger to Neiman; 4th quarter: pass, TD from Geislinger to Mathies for a 15-yard gain; two-point conversion pass – Geislinger to Mathies.