Greenway at Aitkin
Paul Vold October 9, 2020 0
The Aitkin Gobblers controlled the line of scrimmage and tallied 5 rushing scores on their way to a 38-0 shoutout of Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin from Veterans Field in Aitkin.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Gobblers scored on their final 3 drives of the first half with rushing scores from Austin Price, Hunter Nissen, and Owen Miller. Aitkin led 20-0 at the break.
First year starting QB Caiden Kjelstrom finished 3-5 for 107 yards, 100 of those yards coming to Jake Ince in the first half. Aitkin pulled away in the 2nd half with Jeremiah Smythe picking on the Titans’ Ty Donahue for a 40 yard INT TD and Alex Palm scored his first varsity touchdown late in the 4th quarter.
Aitkin is 1-0 on the season and will hit the road for the Battle for the Stump against Crosby-Ironton in Crosby.
Aitkin Stats: 11 first downs (1-5 on 2pt Attempts)
Rushing – 268 yards – Owen Miller 116yd, 2 TD; Austin Price 56yd, TD; Jack Grell 50yd, Hunter Nissen 30yd, TD; Alex Palm 25yd, TD; Caiden Kjelstrom -9yd
Passing – 114yd – Caiden Kjelstrom 3-5, 107yd; Owen Miller 1-1, 7yd
Receiving – 114yd – Jake Ince 2rec, 100yd, Joey Simonson 2rec, 14yd
Sacks: Simonson (2)
Fumble Recoveries: Austin Price
INTs: Jake Ince and Jeremiah Smythe
Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin Stats: (5 first downs)
Rushing – 77 yards – Ty Donahue 65 yards, Dakota Thoennes 26yds, Isaiah Austad 2yd, Cade Predovich 1yd, Aidan Rajala -17yd
Passing – 3yd – Aidan Rajala 1-2, 3yd; Ty Donahue 0-1, INT
Receiving – 3yd – Darric Davidson, 1rec, 3yd
Sacks – Gavin McNamar, Dakota Thoennes