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Football: Chargers fall at Rothsay

Rothsay outscores B-E 36-0 in the final three quarters in a 52-14 win.

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B-E quarterback Micah Fuller looks for an open receiver to throw to in a game against WHN on Sept. 9, 2022. Fuller rushed for a touchdown and threw for one in B-E's 52-14 loss to Rothsay on Oct. 7, 2022.
Sam Stuve / Alexandria Echo Press
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The Rothsay Tigers football team snapped the Brandon-Evansville Chargers’ three-game winning streak with a 52-14 win at home on Friday.

Rothsay (3-3, Section 4 9-man) got the offense going early with big plays, scoring twice on touchdowns of 50-plus yards (one rush and one pass).

The Chargers (3-3, 2-2 Section 4 9-man) moved the ball early as well with quarterback Micah Fuller scoring a touchdown on a 15-yard run and with an 11-yard passing touchdown to Stephen Hamilton.

Rothsay took over after the first quarter, outscoring B-E 36-0 in the final three quarters. Rothsay racked up 532 yards of total offense in the game, 374 of which came on the ground.

Karson Jensen ran for 189 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers.

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Each team forced two turnovers. Five of the seven Rothsay touchdowns came from 20-plus yards.

Hamilton was the leading receiver for the Chargers with 62 yards on three receptions. Logan Haburn led the Chargers in rushing with 29 yards.

Haburn and Ben Seifert led the defense with 7.5 tackles. Haburn also converted a two-point conversion attempt in the first quarter.

B-E hosts Bertha-Hewitt (0-6, 0-5 Section 4 9-man) for their final home game of the regular season on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. B-E beat Bertha-Hewitt 66-6, in 2021.

B-E - 14 0 0 0 - 14

Rothsay - 16 14 10 12 - 52

TEAM STATS -
TOTAL YARDS - Rothsay, 532; B-E, 139
PASSING - Rothsay, 158, B-E, 73
RUSHING - Rothsay, 374, B-E, 66
PENALTIES - Rothsay, 2-15 yards; B-E, 2-10 yards
TURNOVERS - Rothsay, 2; B-E, 2
PUNTS - Rothsay, 0-0; B-E, 5-154 yards
FIRST DOWNS - Rothsay, 23; B-E, 7
THIRD DOWNS - Rothsay, 3/9; B-E, 2/12
FOURTH DOWNS - Rothsay, 0/4, B-E, 0/1

B-E PLAYER STATS - PASSING - Micah Fuller, 6-10, 73 yards, TD, 2 INT; RUSHING - Logan Haburn, 8 rushes, 29 yards; Ryland Yeats, 11 rushes, 20 yards; Micah Fuller, 7 rushes, 10 yards; Seth Thoennes, 2 rushes, 9 yards; Justin Thoennes, 4 rushes, -2 yards; RECEIVING - Stephen Hamilton, 3 receptions, 62 yards, TD; Ryland Yeats, 2 catches, 12 yards; Solomon Wales, 1 catch, -1 yard

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DEFENSE - Logan Haburn, 7.5 tackles, 1 TFL; Ben Seifert, 7.5 tackles, 1 TFL; Ryland Yeats, 6 tackles; Dustin Gillespie, 5 tackles; Stephen Hamilton, 4 tackles, 1.5 TFL; Brady Perleberg, 4 tackles; Solomon Wales, 4 tackles, 1 interception; Aaron Gillespie, 2 tackles; Landon Sullivan, 2 tackles; Landon Stich, 2 tackles, 0.5 TFL; Jack Kelly, 2 tackles; Seth Thoennes, 1.5 tackles; Justin Thoennes, 1.5 tackles; Nick Price, 1 tackle; Colton Breikreutz, 0.5 tackles; Kayla Bitzan-Anderson, 0.5 tackles; Andrew Scott, 0.5 tackles
PUNTING - Stephen Hamilton, 3 punts, 97 yards, 1 inside the 20; Micah Fuller, 2 punts, 57 yards, 1 inside the 20

KICK RETURNS - Ryland Yeats, 4 returns, 73 yards; Brady Perleberg, 1 return, 21 yards; Solomon Wales, 1 return, 5 yards; Justin Thoennes, 1 return, 0 yards

Sam Stuve covers a variety of sports in the Douglas County area. He also is assigned to do some news stories as well.
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