The Westfield Junior Varsity football team played their fourth game of the season on Monday this week after another rain delay last Saturday. The opponent? The vile Millers of noblesville. What are these young men Millers of you may ask? This Monday, they were Millers of the loss as the JV Rocks put forth an incredible effort on both offense and defense securing a 26-3 win and a 4-0 record on the season.
The JV Rocks defense started the day a little shaky, allowing a big pass into the red zone but holding firm and only giving up 3 points. These measly 3 points are the only points the Millers would muster all game. The Rocks D would force 4 takeaways on the day including an interception a piece by sophomore defensive backs Kyle Pape in the 1st quarter and Jonathan Frey in the 2nd. It was a Frey twofor on the day when sophomore safety (and brother of Jonathan) David Frey forced a fumble as the Millers were driving in the 4th which was recovered by sophomore cornerback Lester Gonzalez. The DLine for the Rocks were big all day anchored by sophomore defensive end Seth Martin who recovered a fumble force by sophomore defensive tackle Seth Pariah. This Seth to Seth connection came one play after the offense fumbled. The takeaway resulted in a Rocks touchdown.
The Rocks offense was explosive as always with the spark coming from sophomore receiver Mason Piening. Piening had multiple huge runs after catch and seemed unstoppable when the Rocks really needed a lift. Sophomore linemen Bronson Kooy and Cole Grady had monster games on the Oline for the Rocks. The play of the game for the offense came late in the game when sophomore quarterback Nick Talley connected with sophomore receiver Carson Voorhis for a long touchdown through the air. Sophomore Kicker Sean Sullivan made two huge field goals for the rocks, to start the game and at the end of the half.
The JV Rocks football team will look to keep their momentum going when they play Hamilton Southeastern High School on Saturday September 15th (hopefully) at 10 a.m. The game will be away at HSE.