Irene/Wakonda experience homecoming win

Irene/Wakonda experience homecoming win Irene/Wakonda's homecoming celebration ended on a high note with a commending 55-14 Eagle win over the Tea Area Titans on Oct. 1.

The blustery wind and rain which pervaded the early morning had passed through by game time leaving a beautiful fall evening which was perfect for football.

The Eagles opened the game by kicking off to the Titans. The Eagles defense held solid and forced the Titans to punt. During the Eagles' first possession, Brandon Parvin took the hand off from his full back position bullied and his way through Titan defenders for a 35-yard touchdown. Running back Adam Polley added the two point conversion run to give the Eagles an 8-0 lead.

Although Tea could not get their offense in gear, they did hold and make the Eagles punt on their next three possessions. Parvin once again shook loose and scampered 32 yards to the end zone. The quarter ended with a 14-0 Irene/Wakonda advantage.

The floodgates opened up in the second quarter. Quarterback Alex Nielsen found senior end Nick Peterson all by himself in the endzone for an eight-yard pass. Polley then scored two TDs, both on 10-yard runs. With three extra point kicks by Polley, the Eagles has a commanding 37-0 halftime lead.

In the third quarter, Polley scored his third touchdown of the game. This time it was a 35-yard run.

Freshman Josh Nielson added six more points to the tally with a five-yard run. Tea was able to find the end zone with a 44-yard pass on a fake punt.

In the fourth quarter, Tea scored its second TD with a three-yard run. Adam Alsdorf finished the Eagle's scoring barrage with a one-yard plunge.

Offensively, the Eagles totaled 41 yards rushing and 39 yards passing for 460 total yards.

Tea gained 108 yards rushing and 98 yards passing for 206 total yards. Polley had 15 carries for 182 yards and three TDs. Parvin carried the ball seven times for 92 yards and two TDs.

Defensively, Parvin was in on 6 1/2 tackles. Tackle, Matt Rempp, was in on 6 stops. Brock Mutchelknaus had two interceptions while Polley also had one.

The Eagles take on the Alcester-Hudson Cubs Friday at 7 p.m. in Irene.

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