By: Aaron Pyle
For St. Paul in the team’s season-opening matchup, Sept. 4, the Indians were shutout by the Sedan Blue Devils 38-0. In the following contest Friday, Sept. 11, the Indians stayed home for a conference matchup against Oswego (1-0). The Oswego Indians easily defeated Chetopa in the team’s first game of the season, 58-12.
Opening the game, the Indians offense marched down the field which was capped off by a one-yard reverse to sophomore Kiser Wiatrak for the Indians’ first touchdown of the regular season. Running in the two-point conversion, the Indians led 8-0 early within the first.
After a defensive stalemate, Oswego responded scoring a 13-yard passing touchdown with seven minutes remaining in the second quarter. Converting the two points, Oswego tied the game back up at 8-8.
From there, the Oswego Indians dominated the contest scoring 46 more unanswered points as St. Paul had no answer for the relentless attack of Oswego. The Oswego Indians went on to prevail 54-8 over St. Paul as the ‘mercy rule’ went into effect.
Following the defeat, the Indians travel to Yates Center Friday, Sept. 18 for a conference matchup against the Wildcats with St. Paul looking to avenge the team’s first two losses.