ON THE DOCKET…
Dordt will host Doane on Saturday, October 17 with kickoff at 1:00.
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Doane is 2-2 this season and both overall and in the GPAC. The Tigers have wins over Briar Cliff (13-6) and Hastings (52-37) and losses to Concordia (24-7) and Dakota Wesleyan (29-26).
The Tigers run for 196 yards per game and pass for 105 and are allowing 132 on the ground and 194 in the air. Doane is outscoring teams 24.5-24 this season.
Jamaine Derogene has run for 354 yards and five touchdowns and has a 6.6 yards per carry average. Jacobi White has run for 266 yards with a 6.7 yards per carry average and has two scores and Adam Wasserman has run for 192 yards on 40 carries and has two touchdown runs and a 4.5 yards per carry average. Wasserman has completed 22-51 passes for 244 yards this season and has five touchdowns and five interceptions. Drake Davidson is 23-42 passing for 177 yards in two game appearances.
Josh Baker has 15 catches for an 11.1 yards per catch average and has three touchdowns while Kaden Reimers has a 17.4 yards per catch average with eight catches and one touchdown.
Jeremy Henning is 11-13 on point after tries and is 1-4 on field goals. The field goal he converted was 41 yards. Mason Krause has punted 27 times for a 36.5 yards per punt average.
Riley Heithoff has 40 tackles and 3.5 sacks and Mason Krause has 31 tackles with four for loss. Five different Doane players have an interception each.
The Defenders are 3-1 this season and in the GPAC with wins over Midland (22-14), Dakota Wesleyan (47-10) and Jamestown (66-13). The loss for Dordt cam on October 3 against Northwestern (48-40).
The Defenders run for 300 yards per game on average and pass for 233. Dordt’s defense allows 103 yards per game on the ground and 239 in the air. Dordt is outscoring teams on average 44-21.
Noah Clayberg has completed 60-90 passes for 749 yards and six touchdowns with one interception. He has also run 60 times for 466 yards—a 7.8 yards per carry average and has six rushing touchdowns. Carter Schiebout has 317 yards rushing on 53 attempts with a 6.0 yards per carry average with five touchdowns. Michael Sondermann has run 37 times for 142 yards and a 3.8 yards per carry average.
Levi Jungling has caught 29 passes for an 11.8 yards per catch average and has two touchdown catches. Ben Heuvelhorst has a 10.1 yards per catch average with two touchdowns and Raphael Carr has eight catches for 11.4 yards per catch.
Brett Zachman has converted 16-20 point after tries and is 4-4 on field goal attempts with a long of 43. Clayberg has punted 12 times for a 39.7 yards per punt average.
Bryce Christian leads the team with 24 total tackles and Josh Mrazek is right behind with 23 and he has four tackles for loss. Nathan Kabongo has 22 tackles and an interception and Brayton Van Kekerix has 20 tackles with four for loss. David Kacmarynski also has four tackles for loss and three sacks and Thomas Macomber is the team leader with four sacks. Meno Jones and Jalen Placide have Dordt’s other interceptions.
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Dordt rolled up 668 yards of offense on the way to a 66-13 win over Jamestown on Saturday, October 10. The Defenders erupted for 34 points in the second quarter and led 41-0 before Jamestown got on the board. Clayberg ran for 108 yards and passed for 220 while completing 15-18 passes and he had four touchdown passes. Carr, Huisman and Jungling all had five catches with Jungling getting into the end zone twice. Jones and Kabongo each had interceptions and Van Kekerix was in on seven tackles with two for loss.
Doane has been idle since an October 3 loss at home to Dakota Wesleyan by a 29-26 margin. Doane led briefly at 26-21 with back to back touchdowns but Dakota Wesleyan got the winning touchdown with 10:09 left and held on for the three-point win. Wasserman ran for 85 yards on 17 carries and Derogene had 75 yards on 20 carries. Wasserman also was 7-18 passing for 97 yards and completed three passes each to Baker and Reimers for 42 and 55 yards respectively.
Dordt trails the series 10-2 and has won two of the last three games in the rivalry.
Last season Dordt scored a pair of touchdowns in the first quarter and then added three more in the second period on the way to a 34-0 halftime lead which eventually led to a 61-0 win. Dordt had 629 yards of total offense with 420 on the ground and 209 passing while Doane had 100 rushing yards and 29 passing yards. Clayberg ran for 144 yards on 19 carries with four touchdown scores. Levi Schoonhoven ran for 96 yards on 20 carries and Sondermann had 91 on 13 carries. Carter Schiebout was good for 61 yards on 15 carries. Jake Dodge and Ben Heuvelhorst had three catches each for 49 and 90 yards respectively. Doane got 36 yards from Derogene on six carries and Davidson was 4-14 passing for Doane with two catches by Gannon. David Kacmarynski and Josh Mrazek had 11 and 10 tackles respectively with Kacmarynski getting four for loss.
In 2018 Doane squeeked out a 24-21 win and in 2017 Dordt was a 21-16 winner.
AROUND THE CORNER…
Dordt will travel to face Concordia on Saturday, October 24 before hosting Morningside on October 31. Doane will be at home with Northwestern on October 24 before a bye week.
GPAC RACE… (October 16)
Briar Cliff 0-4/0-4
Dakota Wesleyan 1-3/1-3
SCORES AND SCHEDULES…
Midland def. Dordt 22-14
Hastings def. Dakota Wesleyan 45-7
Concordia def. Doane 24-7
Morningside def. Northwestern 45-31
Saturday, September 19
Morningside def. Midland 42-7
Doane def. Briar Cliff 13-6
Northwestern def. Dakota Wesleyan 50-16
Concordia def. Hastings 34-28 (ot)
Saturday, September 26
Concordia def. Briar Cliff 24-9
Doane def. Hastings 52-37
Dordt def. Dakota Wesleyan 47-10
Midland def. Briar Cliff 56-3
Concordia def. Jamestown 23-3
Dakota Wesleyan def. Doane 29-26
Northwestern def. Dordt 48-40
Midland def. Hastings 43-0
Dordt def. Jamestown 66-13
Morningside def. Briar Cliff 68-3
Midland @ Dakota Wesleyan
Morningside @ Jamestown
Concordia @ Northwestern
Doane @ Dordt
Jamestown @ Midland
Dakota Wesleyan @ Morningside
Dordt @ Concordia
Northwestern @ Doane
Briar Cliff @ Hastings
Midland @ Northwestern
Morningside @ Dordt
Briar Cliff @ Dakota Wesleyan
Hastings @ Jamestown
Midland @ Doane
Morningside @ Concordia
Jamestown @ Briar Cliff
Northwestern @ Hastings
Concordia @ Midland
Doane @ Morningside
Dakota Wesleyan @ Jamestown
Briar Cliff @ Northwestern
Hastings @ Dordt
Doane @ Jamestown
Dordt @ Briar Cliff
Hastings @ Morningside
Concordia @ Briar Cliff
Northwestern @ Jamestown