Gameday Notes: Week 4: Indee @ Vinton-Shellsburg
In the beginning of the first quarter Marcus Beatty runs for 3 yards touchdown. (Two point conversion is successful). With 40 seconds left of the first quarter, Mitchell Johnson makes a complete pass to Jacob Sidles for 9 yards for another score. (Two point conversion by Keegan Schmitt to Jake Sidles is good.) The score after the first quarter was 16 (Independence Mustangs)- 0 (West Liberty Comets)
During the second quarter, Marcus Beatty ran for a 58 yard touchdown for the Mustangs. (Two point conversion run by Keegan Schmitt is good). West Liberty went on offense, but had the ball stripped away from them which was recovered by Keegan Schmitt, who ran in for the third touchdown of the game. (Point after kick by Sawyer Wendling is successful). Marcus Beatty scored another touchdown on a 57 yard run. (Two point conversion pass by Keegan Schmitt to Jacob Sidles is successful.) The score halftime was Independence 39, West Liberty 0.
In the fourth and last quarter of the game, Mitchell Johnson ran for 12 yards and yet another touchdown for the Independence Mustangs. ( Two point Conversions pass by Keegan Schmitt to Brady McDonald is no good.) The final score of the Independence Mustangs vs. West Liberty Comets is Independence 45, West Liberty 0.
By: Riley Rouse
Tiffin, Iowa – In last Friday’s game, Independence defeated Clear Creek-Amana 28-14. In the first quarter of the night, Marcus Beatty ran for 15 yard for the first touchdown for the first score of the game. The point kick by Sawyer Wendling was good. The Clippers scored their first touchdown by Gage Freeman on a 1 yard run. The point kick by Grant Kruse was good. By the end of the first quarter the score was 7-7. In the second quarter, Mitch Johnson made a perfect pass to Jake Sidles for 6 yards for the second touchdown of the night for the Mustangs. The point kick by Sawyer Wending was once again good. Later in the 2nd, Mitch Johnson again with a pass but, this time to Keegan Schmitt for a pass of 12 yards for the touchdown for Independence, the kick by Wendling was good. By the end of the second quarter the score was Independence 21, the Clear Creek-Amana 7. During the 2nd half, Marcus Beatty ran for 16 yards for another Mustang touchdown. The PAT point by Sawyer Wendling was good. The Clippers did strike one more time as Ben Swalls rans for a 9 yards touchdown for the Clippers. The pont kick by Grant Korse was good. The final score was Independence 28, Clear Creek-Amana 14.
Starting with the upcoming Fr-So/Varsity Football Game on Friday, August 27, 2021, all ticket prices will increase.
- High School Games $6.00 for adults, $5.00 for students
- Junior High Games $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for students
This is valid for ALL regular-season games going forward. There may be special pricing for tournaments and/or state qualifying events.
The Iowa Print Sports Association has released their All-State Team Selections. Marcus Beatty was selected to the 2nd All-State Team at Running Back and Korver Hupke was selected to the 3rd All-State Team at Offensive Live! Check out all the All-State selections here: https://iowasportswriters.com/2020/11/24/ipswa-announces-2020-all-state-football-teams/
Independence will travel to Solon tonight for the 3rd Round of the IHSAA State Football Playoffs. This will be the first time that these two teams have met. The game will kickoff at 7:00PM in Spartan Stadium in Solon, Iowa. Below are the important links for tonight’s game:
GAMECAST (STATS and SCORES):
MUSTANG SPORTS RADIO NETWORK (RADIO BROADCAST):
Independence travels to New Hampton tonight to take on the Chickasaws. This will be the 12th meeting between the two schools. Independence is 1-10-0 against New Hampton, with the lone win taking place on November 9th, 1901 (if our records are correct). Kickoff is slated to be around 7:30PM in New Hampton.
Here are the links for the game tonight: