Friday, October 5, 2012
After a 49-0 halftime lead, Geneva goes on to post 63 points on the way to a win.
The Vikings shot out to an early lead over the Maroons and never looked back Friday at Burgess Field. SCORE BY QUARTERS: Scoring GENEVA STATS Rushing Total: 274 yards, 8 TDs Passing Receiving
Friday, August 24, 2012
Vikings hold onto a 28-26 win—a perfect record on the new, synthetic turf of Burgess Field.
In the inaugural football contest on the new, synthetic turf of Burgess Field, Geneva's sophomore football team made a big defensive stop, then held onto the ball in the final minutes for a 28-26 win over the Oswego Panthers. The Vikings went out to a 21-8 lead in the first quarter on runs of 30 yards and 14 yeards by quarterback Nick Derr followed by a 16-yard pass from Derr to Brock Perry. Oswego scored early on a 4-yard run by Ed Gamboa, and briefly led 8-7 after a 2-point conversion. Oswego scored again on a 2-yard run in the second quarter, but with 17 seconds left, Derr connected with Perry again to take a 28-14 lead at the half. In the third quarter, the Panthers scored on a 32-yard scamper by Treshon Weddington, but missed the 2-…
Friday, September 16, 2011
Vikings take out their frustration from two weeks of losses with easy win over the Maroons.
A giant economy sized first quarter help Geneva to an easy 41-0 win Friday over the Elgin Maroons at Burgess Field. The Vikings scored 28 first-quarter points, including two touchdowns for the defense, to take a 28-0 lead after the first 10 minutes. On defense, Donny Pannier scored on a 42-yard fumble recovery and Josh Sweet scored on a fumble in the end zone, both in the first quarter. Geneva had all facets of the game going well—defense, rushing and passing offense. TJ Millier led the running attack with 79 yards and one touchdown on seven carries. In the air, Dan Santacaterina threw seven times for 133 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Pace Temple led the receivers with 92 yards on three catches, and one TD. The sophs advance …
Friday, September 9, 2011
Final score: St. Charles East 26, Geneva 7
St. Charles East's sophomore football team took a 14-0 halftime lead, and that was enough to hold off the Vikings in an Upstate Eight battle Friday at East. The Vikings made a charge to start the second half, holding East to three-and-out, then scoring on a Dan Santacaterina run with 4:38 showing. The run was set up by a nice hookup from Santacaterina to Pace Temple. But it was all Saints from there. The Vikings fumbled and East recovered on the 7-yard line, then punched it in for a 20-7 lead early in the fourth. They padded the lead with a 3-yard run by Mitch Munroe with 3:24 left in the game. Geneva Stats (Sorry, the editor knows the Geneva stat guys) Rushing Passing
Saturday, August 27, 2011
The Geneva sophomore football team starts the season at 1-0, beating Rock Island for the second straight year, this time by a score of 24-6.
Geneva’s sophomore football team got the season off to a good start Friday night at Burgess Field. The Vikings pulled away with 6:49 in the third quarter, when quarterback Dan Santacaterina hit Pace Temple on a 79-yard touchdown pass to take an 18-6 lead. Geneva’s defense held the Rocks scoreless in the second half and added a 5-yard touchdown run by Joey Seybold with 5:01 left in the fourth quarter to seal the win. Last year, the sophs beat Rock Island 35-13 at the Rocks' home field. Next up: Wheaton North Rushing Passing