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‘Dogs defeat Carbondale in rescheduled game

By on September 10, 2016 at 11:59 pm
Pictured, senior wide receiver Kyle Knefelkamp eyes the Carbondale resistance as he advances with the ball.

Senior wide receiver Austin Patton eyes Carbondale cornerback Jaden Bradley as the ‘Dogs advance the ball.

In a dog fight at Waterloo, the Bulldogs used big plays to down the Carbondale Terriers, 24-14.

Waterloo quarterback Ross Schrader connected on a 69-yard touchdown pass with Kyle Knefelkamp to put the Bulldogs up 7-0 at 9:26 of the first quarter.

A 32-yard scramble by Schrader put Waterloo in command at 14-0 to end the first quarter.

Schrader hooked up with Knefelkamp again for a 70-yard TD in the second quarter and Waterloo led 21-7 at halftime.

Carbondale’s Kenan Abed scored from 5 yards out to put the Terriers on the board late in the first half.

The Waterloo defense stifled Carbondale’s offense early and contained the Terriers enough in the second half to hold on.

Senior wide receiver Kyle Knefelkamp evades a Carbondale defender to find the end zone.

Senior wide receiver Kyle Knefelkamp evades a Carbondale defender to find the end zone for the ‘Dogs first TD of the game.

The Bulldogs had a fumble recovery and interception in the second half to end Carbondale’s chances to get back in the game.

The Terriers added a late TD, but ultimately fell short. The final was 24-14.

Schrader finished the game with 11-for-23 passing and 211 yards in addition to the two TDs. Scott Nanney led the ‘Dogs in rushing with 58 yards.

For the full story of all the weekend’s football action, pick up the Sept. 14 issue of the Republic-Times.

Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.