Arctic Blast Vs. Northern Wis. Grim Reapers (GPFL Opener)

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Arctic Blast Vs. Northern Wis. Grim Reapers (GPFL Opener)

Postby NCACoach » Tue May 16, 2006 10:21 pm

The UP Arctic Blast kick off the GPFL season with a game against the Northern WI Grim Reapers.

The game is at 6pm at the North Central football field.

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Postby Soldier in Iraq » Sat May 20, 2006 9:48 am

Good luck Arctic Blast!!! Will be checking this website and on the Blast's site also.
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Postby NCACoach » Sun May 21, 2006 8:47 am

Arctic Blast 49
Reapers 0
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Postby upfootball » Sun May 21, 2006 8:28 pm

From the Arctic Blast Organization

With 12:43 left in the original quarter, Nick Nerat scored on a Jon Gorzinski blocked punt. From then on it was all the Arctic Blast scoring 14 points in each of the first three quarters and a lone score in the final quarter with a clock that ran continuously from about the middle of the third quarter.

Scoring follows after the Nick Nerat TD.
Drew Buyarski 12 yard run with 8:11 left in the first quarter.
Drew Buyarski 20 yard run with 5:51 left in the second quarter.
Jonas Olson 17 yard scamper with 1:18 left in the second quarter
Jonas Olson 16 yard burst with 12:44 left in the third quarter
Craig Jensen 10 yard run with 8:53 left in quarter number 3
Ed Mierzejewski 25 yard run with 13:51 left in quarter number 4.

The game plan called for establishing a running game in light of past experiences with that phase of the game. Rushing totals follow:

Jonas Olson 11 rushes for 131 yards and 2 TDs
Drew Buyarski 5 rushes for 49 yards and 2 TDs
Craig Jensen 2 carries for 40 yards and a TD
Ed Mierzejewski 3 carries for 40 yards and a TD
Chad Olson 2 for 40
Shawn Anderson 1 for 11
Jon Bell 5 for 38
Jake Simkins 2 for 23
Ben Glinski 5 for 15
Ryan Wickland 2 for 6
Jeff Taff 2 for 4
Nate Smithson 1 for -16

Totals 41 attempts for 394 yards

Nate Smithson 5 attempts, 2 completions, 43 yards
Jake Simkins 6 attempts, 2 completions, 50 yards

11 attempts, 4 completions, 93 yards total

Jeff Taff 3 catches for 79 yards
Chad Olson 1 catch for 14 yards

Total Yards: 487

Tyler Hill 13 tackles, 1 sack
Jon Gorzinski 7 tackles, blocked punt
Dave Parrett 4 tackles, fumble recovery
Dave Hereau 4 tackles
Nick Nerat 3 tackles
2 tackles
Fabian Corozola, Tim Ellison, Jeremy Heim, Ted Glinski, #75
1 tackle
Ed Mierzejewski, Tom Mc Carthy, Isaac Nerat, Drew Buyarski, Tony McCarthy
Jeremy Havelka, Ryan Wickland, and Brad Dumke

Levi Jarvi was good on all 7 of his point after attempts
Levi’s Kickoff stats were 8 kickoffs for a 47 yard average.

Jonas Olson returned 1 kickoff for 15 yards.

Nick Nerat returned 1 punt for 13 yards. Matt Mainville returned 1 punt for 2 yards.

Final score: Arctic Blast: 49, Northern WI Reapers: 0

Record: 2 – 0, 1-0 in Great Plains Football League

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