Freshman football team continues losing streak

Freshman football team continues losing streak by Jim Prosser The Tanager freshman football team had their losing streak raised to three Sept. 26 with a defeat by Canton.

The C-Hawk freshmen pretty much dominated the game on defense, outgaining the Tanagers 286 to 190 total yards but only 9 to 12 first downs.

Canton scored on a 39-yard pass play and four rushing plays of 60, 52, 54 and 2 yards while the Vermillion squad scored on two short yardage plunges by Karlis Baisden, and a team safety. Kyle Hubert ran in a 2-point conversion. Kyle Brunick went 7 of 11 passing for 67 yards and Hubert led the rushers with 68 yards on 19 carries.

The Tanagers played a tough but sporadic defensive effort but couldn't contain the outside long runs.

Leading the defense was Cody Hayes with eight tackles; Mike Hanson recorded six stops, a pass breakup, and a fumble recovery. Kyle Hubert had three T's and a fumble recovery.

and pass breakup; and Donnie Stewart was credited with four tackles. Chris Merrigan and Matt Sands each had three stops, while Myles Runyon recovered two fumbles.

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