3rd Annual Nebraska vs. Kansas All-Star Game
Nebraska 58, Kansas 20
On Saturday, June 26 the 3rd Annual Pinnacle Bank Nebraska vs. Kansas 8-Man All-Star game took place at Simonís Field in Crete, NE. The series was tied one game each, and both teams were eager to obtain an advantage in the series. Nebraska started the game with three scores in the first quarter, and never looked back as the Nebraska team won the game 58-20.
The first score of the game was set up when the defense blocked Kansasís punt. Nebraska scored on their first offensive position when Grant Gebhardt (Burwell) received a 30-yard pass from Nate Most (Giltner). Spencer Fecht (Axtell) ran in the two-point conversion to put Nebraska up 8-0. A minute and a half later found another touchdown for Nebraska. Cody Calhoun (Maxwell) caught a 32-yard pass from Most. Most then threw for his third touchdown of the quarter when Alex Dose (Hampton) caught the pass and ran for 40-yards for the touchdown. The score at then end of the quarter was Nebraska 20, Kansas 0.
Both teams went back and forth in the second quarter, and Nebraska scored the only touchdown with 16 seconds left on the clock. Jared Hodgson (Overton) rushed for a 2-yard touchdown to increase the led. The score at the half was Nebraska 26, Kansas 0.
The third quarter had five combined touchdowns for both teams. Nebraska scored with 10-seconds off the clock when Gebhardt received another touchdown pass from Most. This time it was for 33 yards. Kansas scored with a 46-yard halfback pass from Kevin Wisseman (Otis-Bison) to Jacob Ingham (Quivera Heights). Nebraska scored the next two touchdowns with a 1-yard rush from Hodgson; Most kicked the extra point, and a 60-yard pass to Dose from Most. Kansas closed out the scoring when they scored a 2-yard touchdown run by Josh Wessling (Beloit-St. Johnís). Christain Howell (South Haven) received the two point conversion from Kyler Haverkamp (B& B). The score at the close of the third quarter was Nebraska 45, Kansas 14.
The fourth quarter found an additional three combined touchdowns for both teams. Nebraska scored the first two touchdowns. Fecht ran 15 yards for the first touchdown and Dose ran 34 yards for the second touchdown of the quarter. Most added another point with a PAT kick. Kansas scored the last score of the game when Wisseman rushed for 23 yards. The final score of the game was Nebraska 58, Kansas 20.
MVPs for Nebraska were Most on offense and Keiffer Messersmith (Hayes Center) on defense. MVPs for Kansas were Wisseman on offense and Reese Childers (Madison) on defense. The series is now Nebraska 2, Kansas 1, and the series will go back to Kansas next year.
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Game Stats from Lewiston Sports