Clear Lake Freshman started the season with a 28-16 victory at Charles City Friday evening. The Lions used a balanced attack on both sides of the ball to gain the win. The players got things started on defense when Jack Abbas intercepted a Charles City pass at the 8:30 mark of the first quarter. The team did not take long to capitalize on the turnover as a minute later Alex Gonzalez ran into the endzone on a 38 yard run. Carter Hand ran in the 2 point conversion to make the score 8-0. The defense would cause another turnover in the first quarter when a Chase Lester hit caused a fumble that was recovered by Hand. The Lions would score again at the 5:10 mark of the second quarter on a 5 yard run by Gonzalez. Abbas ran in the 2 point conversion to make the score 16-0. 18 seconds later Abbas would pick off his second pass of the game. The Lions would capitalize again on a 8 yard touchdown run by Gonzalez. The 2 point conversion failed. The Lions now led 22-0 and that would be the score at halftime. The defense created 3 turnovers in the first half and did not allow a first down until the 2:45 mark of the second quarter. The Lions would find the endzone one more time in the fourth quarter when Gonzalez ran in from 31 yards out. The conversion failed making the score 28-0. Gonzalez would end the game with 115 yards rushing and 4 touchdowns. The Charles City offense did find the endzone at the 3:52 mark of the fourth quarter and converted the two point conversion. Charles City would score once more with 21 seconds remaining in the game and converted the two point conversion. This made the final score 28-16. The Lions Freshman play next Friday at home vs. Forest City at 4:45.
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The J.V. Lions got off to a rough start in their first game of the season with the Charles City Comets but came roaring back, no pun intended, for an exciting 35-27 victory on Thursday night at Lions Field. Charles City to their first play from scrimmage 70 yards for touchdown and the PAT was good, 7-0 Comets. Charles City would score on a 4th down in second quarter to make it 14-0. Clear Lake got the offense rolling and Cody Maulsby scored from 7 yards out to make the half time score 14-6 Comets. The Lions marched the whole 3rd quarter using up most of the clock and tied it up on Brice Wilcke’s 3 yard touchdown run and Gavin Sheakley’s 2 point conversion. The Comets hit another long touchdown run to go up 21-14. Aaron Boeshart then took the ensuing kick off the distance 80 yards and Sheakley hit Maulsby on the 2 pt. conversion and the Lions had the lead 22-21. The Lions got another Wilcke score and Brandon Lo’s PAT was good. 29-21 Lions. Charles City would hit pay dirt again on a big run and missed the 2 point to tie, 29-27 Lions. Zach Huey would finish off the Lion scoring with an electric 52 yard touchdown run to make the final score 35-27 Lions. Huey Led the Lions with 17 carries for 119 yards and a touchdown. Brice Wilcke had 2 scores and 37 yards on the ground. Coach Feuerbach and Puttman hope to make some defensive adjustments to stop the big runs. They will head to Forest City next week for a 6 p.m. game on Sept. 2nd for a game with the J.V. Indians.