(Griswold) The Griswold Tiger football team got their 2013 season underway Friday night with a 58-24 loss to Class 1A top ten ranked St. Albert. Head coach Andy Everett admitted before the game that his team would have their hands full against a team he looks at as a Class 1A state title contender.
Despite the loss the Tigers had plenty to be happy about on Friday night. The team passed for 200 yards and added 350 on the ground to put up their 24 points on the board. Leading the way was senior Kenneth Clary with 140 yards rushing. Clary averaged 8.2 yards per carry and got into the end zone one time, on a 50 yard run. Tyler Muhlbauer and Caleb Schaaf each had quality nights running the football as well. Muhlbauer got the ball in his hands 13 times and yeilded 100 yards while Schaaf went for 80 yards on 10 carries including a 50 yard touchdown. First year starting quarterback Holden Ogg completed 7 of his 12 pass attempts for 200 yards. Mason Boucher an Grant Haynes were the two most common targets for Ogg, Boucher caught two passes for 60 yards and Haynes hauled in three cathces for 80 yards.
Griswold starts off at 0-1, they'll take on 0-1 Nodaway Valley next week. We'll have the matchup on KSOM.