Cardinal Comets
5-3 | Class 1A, D6
6
West Branch Bears
6-2 | Class 1A, D5
35
Oct. 22, 2021
Final

Recap

The Little Rose Bowl and the Bears played host to the Cardinal Comets in the first round of the 2021 IHSAA Football Playoffs and a matchup between the Comets' high-flying offense and the Bears' shutdown defense. The West Branch defense lived up to the hype by pitching a shutout through almost 45 minutes of the 48 minute game. At the same time, the West Branch offense was the offense to light up the scoreboard, putting up 35 in three quarters of play before salting the game away in the fourth.

Check out highlights, stats, photos, and more from the game.

Video Highlights

Photos

Photos via the West Branch Times.

Interviews

Players of the Game

Presented by Main Street Sweets.

Hoover Uncommon Play

Presented by the Hoover Presidential Foundation.

Coach Pedersen

Presented by the Fulwider Insurance Agency.

Stats

PassingCP/ATTYDSYPCTDINTLNGSACK
C. Boelk7/1113319.001360
RushingATTYDSAVGTDLNGFUM-L
A. Henson1818710.42330-0
C. Boelk5438.63220-0
W. Fiderlein5214.2080-0
E. Striegel5193.8060-0
J. Ellyson122.0020-0
ReceivingTARRECYDSTDLNGYPCYAC
K. Boelk223903319.515
B. Hunger113603636.023
A. Henson113203232.032
H. Arnaman422101110.59
P. Miller115055.05
W. Fiderlein1000000
DefenseTKL-ASTTFLSACKINTFFFRTD
C. Woody7-2000000
K. Boelk3-11.500000
A. Henson3-21.500000
C. Bailey2-5300000
B. Hunger2-5000000
C. Seydel2-11.500000
R. Trepanier2-2000000
L. Wright2-41.500000
A. Dingbaum1-1000000
W. Fiderlein1-11.500000
P. Miller1-0000000
H. Arnaman0-1000000
D. Berry0-21.500000
C. Boelk0-1000000
J. Kaalberg0-2000000
T. Schutte0-1000000
E. Striegel0-1000000
KickingFGLGXPKOAVG
W. Fiderlein0/005/5650.2
PuntingPNTAVGIN20LG
A. Henson236.5138
Kickoff ReturnsRETAVGLGTD
P. Miller125.0250
Punt ReturnsRETAVGLGTD
H. Arnaman11.010

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