Pirates win big at C.V.
Despite 4 turnovers the Prairie football team still rolled over Clearwater Valley 68-0 at Kooskia Friday, Sept. 25.
Prairieís first turnover came on their first possession with C.V. intercepting a pass at their own 13.Devin Bruegeman and Jake Bruner converge on the C.V. quarterback after a bad center snap led to a huge loss.
C.V. couldnít move the ball though and Prairie got it right back on a punt with Brandon Anderson returning the punt 12 yards to the Prairie 45.
After an incomplete pass, Jake Bruner ran a delay up the middle and went 55 yards for the gameís first touchdown. He then passed to Calvin Hinkelman for the 2-pointer to make it 8-0.
It was 3 plays and punt again for C.V. but they got the ball right back on Brunerís second interception of the night.
C.V. came up short on fourth down and Prairie got the ball back on their own 42.
Anderson pickup up 6 yards up the middle. Bruner then added 21 yards on a jaunt around right end to move the ball to the C.V. 31.
Bruner then passed to Hinkelman who made a juggling catch and then took the ball to the end zone. Bruner passed to Brandon Higgins for the 2-pointer to make it 16-0.
C.V. again could not move the ball and had to punt the ball again. On the return Anderson took the ball to the left, handed off to Bruner who came back to the right and picked up 23 yards to set Prairie up at the C.V. 37.
A14 yard run by Luke Wemhoff and a 16 yard pass from Bruner to Isaiah Shears set Prairie up with first and goal at the 8.
Shears picked up a yard on an end around and on the next play Bruner found Higgins open on the left side for the touchdown. Wemhoff ran in the 2-pointer to give Prairie a 24-0 lead late in the first quarter.
C.V. was forced to punt again and coach Ryan Hasselstrom sent freshman Spencer Schumacher in at quarterback. Schumacher got his first varsity pass completion on a 12 yard gainer to Shears but then threw an interception.
Bobby Hood blocks a C.V. defender leaving Jake Bruner a huge hole to run through for a touchdown. Also shown is Philip Spencer, 75.C.V. had to punt again and Prairie took over at the C.V. 25 after an 18 yard return by Anderson. 
Wemhoff picked up 12 yards on a sweep to the left. After 2 incompletions, Wemhoff again carried the bal and went up the middle, breaking 2 tackles on his way to the end zone on a 13 yard run. Bruner pass to Devin Bruegeman for the 2-pointer to make it 32-0.
A bad snap on first down cost C.V. 16 yards and even after a 25 yard gain on third down, they still came up short of a first down and turned the ball over to Prairie at the C.V. 43.
Bruner passed for 27 yards to Anderson and 10 to Wemhoff to set up first and goal at the 6.
Hinkelman gained 4 down to the 2 but a false start penalty set Prairie back to the 7. Bruner ran it in on the next play and passed to Shears for the 2-pointer to make it 40-0 with 4:26 left in the half.
C.V. finally picked up a first down on their next possession on a 15 yard pass play. Their drive stalled right away though and Prairie took over at their own 29.
Bruner completed a pass for 11 yards to Tyson Schlader. On the next play Bruner tossed a quick pass out to the right to Wemhoff who nearly took the ball the distance before being tackled after a 47 yard gain at the 13. On the next play Hinkelman got some great blocking up front and went 13 yards untouched for the score. Prairie was finally stopped on a 2-point try and led 46-0 with 58 seconds left in the half.
Hinkelman intercepted a pass to quickly end C.V.ís possession but the Rams got it right back on Schumacherís second interception of the game. C.V.ís Trey Pfefferkorn was the recipient of all 4 Prairie interceptions giving him more catches from Prairie quarterbacks in the game than any Prairie receiver.
The second half was played under modified running clock rules where C.V. asked that the clock keep running, even on scoring plays and changes of possession.
C.V. fumbled the ball away on their first possession of the second half with Daniel Mager recovering at the C.V. 28.
Bruner completed a pass to Bruegeman for 27 yards to the 1 yard line. After 2 incomplete passes, Bruner ran a quarterback sneak into the end zone. He then passed to Shears for the 2-pointer to make it 54-0.
On C.V.ís first play after the kickoff, Bruner intercepted and returned the ball for an apparent 57 yard touchdown. A penalty on each side brought the ball back and since both penalties came after the change of possession, they did not offset but both had to be marched off. Prairie wound up taking over at the C.V. 38.
The JV offense went into the game and used 6 straight running plays to reach the end zone with Caleb McWilliams going in from the 1 for the touchdown. The 2-point try came up short as Prairie led 60-0 early in the fourth quarter.
C.V. finally put a drive together against the Prairie JV defense, picking up a 20 yard run and a 19 yard pass gain where the receiver still appeared to be juggling the ball as he went out of bounds. That set the Rams up on the Prairie 3 yard line.Brandon Higgins catches a pass in the end zone for a successful 2-point conversion.
The defense stiffened there. Schumacher and Nick Mager combined to stop C.V. quarterback Mitch Morrow for a 2 yard loss. After an incompletion, Schlader tackled C.V. receiver Cody Morrow on the 2 yard line. Finally Nick Mager and Carson Schmidt tackled Mitch Morrow for a 3 yard loss on fourth down.
Spencer Schumacher picked up 6 yards on a keeper to move the ball out to the 11 and on the next play Raice Dalgliesh took the ball around right end and raced 89 yards up the sideline for the final touchdown of the game. Schumacher ran in the 2-pointer to make it 68-0. 
Time ran out on the game on the ensuing kickoff.
Prairie wound up with 518 yards of offense, 288 on the ground and 230 through the air.
Dalgliesh was the leading runner with 89 yards on 1 carry. Bruner added 84 yards on 4 carries while Wemhoff had 39 yards on 3 carries and Hinkelman had 25 yards on 3 carries.
Bruner completed 10 of 20 passes for 218 yards with 2 interceptions. Schumacher was 1 for 3 for 12 yards with 2 interception. Bruegeman was 0 for 1.
Wemhoff caught 2 passes for 57 yards. Hinkelman caught 2 for 54. Bruegeman caught 2 for 49. Shears caught 2 for 28. Anderson 1 for 27, Schlader 1 for 11 and Higgins 1 for 7.
Hinkelman led the defense with 5½ tackles plus an interception. Jayce Huling also had 5½ tackles. Anderson and Philip Spencer each had 5 tackles. Dalgliesh had 3 and Bruegeman 2½. Thomas Schwartz  and Nick Mager had 2 each. Daniel Mager had 1 plus a fumble recovery. Jace Perrin, Wemhoff, Schlader, Justin Schumacher, Higgins, Shears and Spencer Schumacher 1 each and McWilliams and Schmidt had ½ a tackle each.
C.V. was held to just 48 total yards and had just 3 first downs in the game. They had Ė19 yards rushing on 29 attempts. Mitch Morrow was 5 for 15 passing for 67 yards with 2 interceptions.
Prairie is now 4-0 on the season and 2-0 in league play. They face what could be a stiff test this Friday, Oct. 2 as they host Lapwai at 7 p.m.
Prairie 24 22 8 14 -68
C.V.     0   0 0   0 -  0
P-Bruner 55 run (Hinkelman pass from Bruner) 8:23 1st
P-Hinkelman 31 pass from Bruner (Higgins pass from Bruner) 3:20 1st
P-Higgins 7 pass from Bruner (Wemhoff run) 0:33.5 1st
P-Wemhoff 13 run (Bruegeman pass from Bruner) 7:39 2nd
P-Bruner 7 run (Shears pass from Bruner) 4:26 2nd
P-Hinkelman 13 run (pass failed) 0:58.1 2nd
P-Bruner 1 run (Shears pass from Bruner) 7:04 3rd
P-McWilliams 1 run (run failed) 11:52 4th
P-Dalgliesh 89 run (S. Schumacher run) 1:57 4th
Jayce Huling carries the ball for the Pirates in the second half. Also shown are Thomas Schwartz, 42, and Caleb McWilliams, 15.
Philip Spencer, 75, and Bobby Hood, 55, look for somebody to block as Jake Bruner carries the ball for what turned out to be a 55 yard touchdown run.
Calvin Hinkelman leaves a defender behind on this running play.


2015 PHS FOOTBALL
September
  4-Genesee, here, 7 p.m.*, won 48-8
11-Salmon River, here, 6 p.m., won 58-24
18-Council, here, 6 p.m., Homecoming, won 64-24
25-C.V., there, 7 p.m.*, won 68-0
October
  2-Lapwai, here, 7 p.m.*
  9-Troy, there, 7 p.m.*
16-Potlatch, here, 7 p.m.*
23-Kamiah, there, 7 p.m.*
30-State Playoffs, higher seed host, TBA
Nov. 6-State Playoffs, higher seed host, TBA
Nov. 13-State Playoffs, higher seed host, TBA
Nov. 20-State Championship, TBA
*league game
JV Football Schedule
Monday Oct. 5-Lapwai, here, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17-vs. Lewis County @ Nezperce, 1 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 26-Kamiah, there, 6 p.m.
Schedules subject to change.

2015 Prairie Jr. High Football
Oct. 1-at C.V., 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 8-Timberline, here, 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 15-at Kamiah, 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 22-C.V., here, 4:30 p.m.

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