Placer football falls brief after late convene in Reno
September 10, 2016 - Finding Carter
Reno — For a second true week, a Placer High football group got off to a good start, outgaining and outscoring their competition in a initial half.
And for a second true week, Placer saw their fortunes spin on a dime. The hometown Reno Huskies used good group speed and mixed descent formations to kick Placer 34-24.
“We’re removing better, still have some things to fix, though I’m unapproachable of a guys for battling for all 48 mins opposite a really good team,” Hillmen manager Joey Montoya said.
While a Hillmen mislaid a game, they did not go quietly, scoring dual late touchdowns to tighten a gap. And Placer might have found a flitting game, with sophomore quarterback Michael Stuck anticipating Anthony Kerrigan, Carter Benz, Louis Fudge and Hugh Hansen for scarcely 200 yards of offense on a night.
The Hillmen put together a solid, 11-play, 65 yard expostulate and scored on an 18-yard Anthony Kerrigan touchdown run to open a contest. A 26-yard margin idea from Blake Van Dyke drew a initial half to a tighten and found a adult 10-7. Placer had clearly taken on all a vaunted Reno offense could offer and outgained their hosts 160-70 yards.
But a gifted Huskies (3-0) came out with all sorts of widespread out descent sets, throwing retrograde passes to separate out quarterback Drake Vesbie, who afterwards tossed prolonged passes downfield, contrast a Hillmen secondary. Just dual plays into a second half a Huskies used one of several flea-flickers in their arsenal, scoring on a 49-yard from Vestbie to Will Barnard to take a lead.
After Placer could not pattern a initial down, Reno’s Riley Smith blocked Placer’s punt and recovered it during a Hillmen five-yard line. Brandon Kaho, a 6-4, 220 bruise quarterback/running behind who might finish adult personification football during Michigan or BYU, took a approach snap from a shotgun and ran to a finish zone. He afterwards kicked a additional indicate for a 20-10 Husky lead.
Two some-more double-pass plays led to an eight-yard Kaho touchdown run. Kaho, who done several pivotal plays on invulnerability as well, also pennyless off a 52-yard run in a fourth entertain to put a Huskies adult 34-10.
Placer battled back, going 57 yards in 6 plays, 22 of them on a dynamic bid from fullback Morgan Rein-Robinson. Kerrigan ran adult a center for a final 7 yards. Placer pooch kicked and recovered during a Husky 30. Stuck upheld to Benz for 21 yards and Rein-Robinson bulldozed a final final yards for a final measure of a game.
The Hillmen’s 4th entertain convene was aided by dual excellent kickoff earnings from Devin Toste, who also played good on defense.
Placer (0-3) rolled adult over 350 yards of offense on a night opposite a third D1 opponent. Placer’s ofoes are now 8-1 on a year. Placer takes on another D1 opponent, Laguna Creek, on a highway subsequent week.
“We scheduled a tough nonleague report for a reason,” Montoya said. “We’re improving week to week.”
Placer JV’s remained unbeaten, dispatching Reno 45-8. The freshmen patrol is also unbeaten, carrying outscored opponents 103-13 on a year. The group kick Oakmont 23-7 Thursday.