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Owls Overcome Early Deficit to Record 54-18 Win Over Sebeka

By Craig Olson, 10/15/22, 6:30PM CDT


Hancock overcame a 12-8 first quarter deficit on Friday night against Sebeka, scoring 30 second quarter points to take a 38-12 lead on the way to a 54-18 victory over the Trojans.  Hancock improved to 6-1 with the win.


Chase Evink got the scoring started for the Owls when he reached the end zone on a 3 yard run.  Titus Bjerketvedt then caught a two point conversion pass from Davin Rose for an 8-0 lead.  Sebeka went ahead 12-8 on touchdown passes of 39 and 20 yards.

A 2 yard run by Rose and a two point pass from Rose to Jackson Koehl gave Hancock a 16-12 lead.  Koehl then hauled in a 51 yard pass from Rose for a 22-12 advantage.  Rose connected with Nathan Kellenberger and hit Koehl with the two-point conversion pass for a 30-12 lead and Rose then hooked up with Bjerketvedt on a 63 yard TD pass before delivering a two-point conversion pass to Koehl which provided the Owls with a commanding 38-12 halftime lead.

A third quarter touchdown pass from Rose to Koehl covered 13 yards and Evink ran in for the conversion points and a 46-12 Hancock lead.  Sebeka made it 46-18 on a 33 yard TD run, ending the third quarter with Hancock leading 46-18.

The final score of the game came on a 33 yard run by Winston Schaefer and a two-point conversion run by Schaefer, putting the final score at 54-18, Hancock.

Hancock outgained Sebeka 360 (226 passing, 134 rushing) to 166 (68 passing, 98 rushing) in the game.

For the Owls, Rose completed 8-of-13 passes for 226 yards and 4 scores.  Koehl caught 3 passes for 88 yards and 2 TD’s and Bjerketvedt had 2 catches for 75 yards and a touchdown.  Evink led the ground attack with 78 yards on 12 carries and Schaefer ran for 58 yards on 4 attempts.  Koehl led the defense with an interception, 5 solo tackles and 13 assisted tackles.  Hudson VerSteeg, Trent Messner and Ely Rinkenberger each recovered a fumble, Logan Metzger blocked a kick and Ralphy Algarate and Connor Duncan each recorded a sack.

No Sebeka stats were reported.