River Valley defenders Tanner Zahnley, Samuel Briese, and Parker Goettsch hustle to share in tackling the Remsen St. Mary's ball carrier during football action in Remsen Friday night. Photo by Jolene Smith
REMSEN - River Valley quarterback Brennan Riedemann rushed for three touchdowns, passed for three more, returned a kick-off for one, and tallied a two-point conversion for a yeoman effort in the Wolverines' stunning 50-44 loss at previously winless Remsen St. Mary's (1-3) Friday night.
Brennan carried the ball 28 times for 149 yards and scored three rushing TDs, including a 45-yarder. He also completed 25-45 passes for 301 yards and three more TDs, and one interception. The fleet QB hooked up with Josh Pansegrau for two TDs, with Pansegrau finishing the game with 12 catches for 125 yards. Riedemann also tossed a 38-yard TD pass to Sam Briese, who totaled five catches for 90 yards. Wyatt Fitch grabbed six passes for 73 yards for River Valley.
Riedemann also scored a TD on a beauteous 65-yard kick-off return.
River Valley ball carrier Adam Schirmer is tackled by Remsen St. Mary's defender Travis Schroeder after a nice gainer during the Wolverines football game against the Hawks in Remsen Friday night. Photo by Jolene Smith
On the other side of the ball for Remsen St. Mary's, QB Tyler Delperdang was just as productive for the winners, rushing 10 times for 108 yards and three TDs, the longest from 28 yards. Delperdang also completed 10-21 passes for 161 yards and two TDs - one for 20 yards to Elliott Conover, and one for four yards to Nathan Roder.
The Hawks other scores and their defensive statistics were not made available.
Defensively for River Valley, Parker Goettsch was a force with 17 tackles, followed by Riedemann and Adam Schirmer with 14 apiece, Pansegrau nine, Jimmy Cockburn seven, and Hunter Casey six. Briese and Fitch tallied five tackles each.
The 2-2 River Valley squad plays at 1-3 Remsen-Union Friday night.