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Junior Lions top Spring Hill 38-0

MOUNT IDA – The Mount Ida Junior Lions claim their first shut out of the season with a 38-0 victory over the Spring Hill Junior Bears.

Mount Ida had two players rush for over 100 yards in the game. Jacob Woodfield had four carries for 135 yards and a touchdown, while Jack Hoeksema had two carries for 129 yards and two TDs. Hoeksema also had a 52 yard touchdown reception.

Caleb White had four carries for 38 yards and a score. Payton Dorrell had two carries for four yards, Dean Johnson had a one yard carry.

The Junior Lions held Spring Hill to 95 yards of total offense. Caleb White recorded 11 tackles, two for a loss, and a forced fumble. Payton Dorrell recorded five tackles and Ramsey Gilbert had three, one for a loss.

Jacob Woodfield and Chandler Perkins each had three tackles and Jack Hoeksema had two. Dylan Ditgen, and Ashton Humphries each recorded a tackle.

Spring Hill worked their way to the Junior Lion 27 yard line on their opening drive, but Mount Ida was able to force a change of possession on a turnover on downs.

The Junior Lions only needed three plays with Jack Hoeksema racing 72 yards for a touchdown with 1:36 left in the first quarter. Jacob Woodfield took the 2-point conversion in to give the Junior Lions an eight point lead.

Mount Ida was able to force another turnover on downs and three plays later Caleb White scored on a 20 yard run. Mount Ida held a 14-0 lead with 6:27 left in the first half.

Spring Hill was able to move the ball inside the Mount Ida five on their next series, but the Junior Lions forced a fumble with Blake Wingfield coming up with the ball for Mount Ida.

Facing a third and long Coach Wuichet called Jacob Woodfield’s number. He raced 65 yards for the score to give the Junior Lions a 20 point lead. Hoeksema scored on the 2-point conversion to give Mount Ida a 22-0 lead at the half.

Mount Ida opened the second half with a two play drive that scored on a 52 yard pass from Karter Rowton to Hoeksema. Caleb White scored on the two point conversion to give the Junior Lions a 30-0 lead.

Hoeksema scored the final touchdown of the game on a 56 yard run with 1:20 left in the third quarter. White took the 2-point conversion in for the final points of the night.

Mount Ida’s Thursday game against Foreman has been cancelled with Mount Ida earning a win by way of forfeit. The Junior Lions will face Dierks Thursday, October 24, for a at least a piece of the conference championship. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m.

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