Your Standley Lake Gators Varsity Football team took on the Thornton Trojans (0-6) away at Five Star Stadium on 10/6/17 in a conference matchup.
The Gators scored first with a Ty Webber 84 yard kickoff return burst, and Alec Halbeisen scored on a 5 yard TD run, and the Gators led 13-0 at halftime. In the 3rd quarter, Justin Baker returned a 26 yard fumble recovery for a TD, Ty Webber scored on a 30 yard run, Alex France completed a 2 point conversion to Tyler Williams, and the Gators got a final TD from Alex France on a 41 yard pass to Tyler Williams. The Trojans put up 8 points in the 4th quarter.
In the win, QB Alex France passed 4-4 for 60 yards and a TD, carried 5 times for 14 yards. Ty Webber ran 5 times for 50 yards for a TD. Alex Halbeisen rushed 3 times for 24 yards and a TD, and Jake O'Neil rushed 3 times for 21 yards. Ty Williams caught 3 passes for 58 yards and a TD. The Gators fumbled 3 times. Ryan Biller led the Gators with 8 tackles, Brady Kizer added 6 tackles, and Jacob Estrada, M. Carpentier, and Justin Baker each contributed 5 tackles. Brady Kizer led the Gators 9 sack fest with 3 sacks, and Justin Baker & Draven Rabideau added a pair of sacks. Logan Heeren added an interception. Draven Rabideau and Justin Baker each recovered a sack. Weston Short kicked a PAT, and Tyler Williams had a 2 point conversion.
With the win, the Gators' record improves to 5-1 (1-0). Next up is a conference matchup Thursday against Wheat Ridge Farmers (2-4, 1-0) at the NAAC at 6p.