Your Prep Sports has put together a fantastic list of the best moments of the 2023 high school football season for area teams and a handful of great West Branch moments have made the list.
Check out a couple of the moments below and be sure to head over to Your Prep Sports to view the rest.
Best individual defensive play: Logan Wright against Waterloo Columbus. What is better than a defensive lineman getting an interception? A defensive lineman returning an interception for a game-winning touchdowns. That is what Wright did against the Sailors when he picked off a pass and raced 39 yards for a touchdown with less than four minutes remaining to give West Branch a 30-23 win.
Best clutch performance part 2: Cale Seydel against Regina. The stats are solid. Seydel caught four passes for 58 yards and a touchdown, rushed for 17 yards, had 3.5 tackles and two interceptions. To be a clutch performance you have to make clutch plays and Seydel made the biggest plays of the game in crucial moments in a 21-17 West Branch win. Seydel had an interception in the end zone to stop a Regina drive. On the ensuing possession he caught two passes and had an 18-yard run that set up the game-winning touchdown. His second interception on the next Regina drive sealed the win.
West Branch was also mentioned for moments for “Best halftime adjustment”, “Best drive”, “Most consistent”, and “Defensive newcomer of the year”. View these remaining West Branch moments and the full list over on Your Prep Sports.