(corrected 1:20 a.m.) Southview rolls past BGHS, 51-14 (10-18-13) PDF Print E-mail
Written by JACK CARLE, Sentinel Sports Editor   
Friday, 18 October 2013 22:13
BG’s David Espen (49) leaps over Southview’s Austin Filas (bottom). (Enoch Wu/Sentinel-Tribune)
For those arriving a few minutes late to the Bowling Green-Southview football game Friday night, they may have thought the scoreboard at Bobcat Stadium was not functioning correctly.
There were 21 points listed for the visitors with 9:11 remaining in the first half.
Unfortunately for the Bobcat faithful, the scoreboard was working properly as Southview took advantage of three Bowling Green turnovers to score three quick TDs on the way to a 51-14 Northern Lakes League victory.
‘‘Southview is a good team and when you make mistakes against a good team, they make you pay every time, and that’s what happened,’’ BG head coach Scott Seeliger said. ‘‘I don’t know if I have ever been in one where it happened so fast.
‘‘Defensively, when you are not where you need to be, they break a tackle and it’s a big play,’’ Seeliger continued. ‘‘That’s the kind of team they are and that’s how we played ... We just imploded.’’
Bowling Green fumbled the opening kickoff with Southview recovering. On the first play from scrimmage Southview’s Malik Lockett scored from 18 yards out and with the PAT the Cougars were up 7-0 just 12 seconds into the game.
On BG’s first play after the ensuing kickoff, Nate Hall intercepted a Bobcat pass. Two plays later, Southview scored on a 35-yard pass from Samuel Stout to Grant Wooddall. With the PAT it was 14-0, 1:07 into the game.
The next possession for the Bobcats also ended in a turnover, as Leon Eggleston returned an interception 42 yards for a TD with 9:11 remaining in the first quarter.
“Anytime you make mistakes, it’s hard to get going again,’’ Seeliger said. ‘‘You start scrambling and you pitch your game-plan, and kids starting trying to do things they shouldn’t do.
‘‘I’m not taking anything away from Southview. They are a good team.’’
The Cougars were up 28-7 after the first quarter and 35-7 at the half.
BG’s second-quarter touchdown came on a 6-yard pass from Aaron Donaldson to Brock Powers. The score capped a 64-yard, 11-play drive for the Bobcats. Donaldson was 4-of-5 passing for 24 yards on the drive.
Southview tacked on 16 more points in third quarter to lead 51-7 heading into the final 12 minutes.
In the fourth quarter, the Bobcats put together a 10-play, 79-yard TD drive with Donaldson finding Powers with a 29-yard scoring pass.
Southview finished with 351 yards in total offense, including a 7-of-11 passing effort for 104 yards and two touchdowns from Griffin McDonald. McDonald also ran for a TD.
BG finished with 189 yards in total offense, but had only 12 yards in the first quarter and five yards in the third quarter. For the game, the Bobcats had only four plays of 10 yards or more.
Donaldson was 7-of-12 passing for 75 yards, and David Espen carried the ball seven times for 51 yards.
‘‘The kids hung in there, but they were hurting and they were frustrated,’’ Seeliger said. ‘‘We kept them together, they were still giving effort. You didn’t see any cheap stuff, any frustration fouls.’’
Southview is 5-3 overall and 4-1 in the NLL. Bowling Green is 2-6, 1-4.
The Bobcats host Maumee next Friday.
‘‘It was everybody, players and coaches. Now, all we can do is get ready for Maumee.’’ Seeliger said.

SOUTHVIEW    28    7    16    0    —51
BGHS    0    7    0    7    —14
S — Lockett, 18 run (Parsons kick)
S — Wooddall, 35 pass from Stout (Parsons kick)
S — Eggleston, 42 interception return (Parsons kick)
S — McDonald, 2 run (Parsons kick)
BG — Powers, 6 pass from Donaldson (Fisher kick)
S — Hall, 15 pass from McDonald (Parsons kick)
S — Hall, 80 pass from MCDonald (Parsons kick)
S — Parsons, 37 field goal
S — Lockett, 1 run (kick failed)
BG — Powers, 29 pass from Donaldson (Fisher kick)

Category    S    BG
First downs    15    10
By rushing    8    4
By passing    7    5
By penalty    0    1
Total net yards    351    189
Rushing    153    114
Passing    198    75
Attempts    15    18
Completions    10    7
Interceptions    0    3
Punts/average    2/41.0    4/37.5
Penalties/yards    7/75    1/10
Fumbles/lost    2/2    2/1
RUSHING: (S) Lockett, 14-72; Gilmore, 7-64; Stout, 4-15; McDonald, 4-4; Malak, 3-6; Bain, 1-(minus 1); Team, 2-(minus 7). (BG) Espen, 5-51; Kneesi, 5-10; Gutierrez, 3-8; Riggs, 4-13; Donaldson, 3-4; Emans, 1-10; Fisher, 1-(minus 2); J. Winters, 3-12; Keller, 1-1; Arrington, 2-7.
PASSING: (S) Stout, 2-2-0—0; McDonald, 7-11-0—104; Hall, 1-1-0—45; Mangham, 0-1-0—0. (BG) Donaldson, 7-12-0—75; Riggs, 0-5-3—0.
RECEIVING: (S) Wooddall, 3-48; Loclett, 1-19; Hall, 2-55; Eggleston, 1-22; El Houssami, 3-68. (BG) Wisecup, 3-29’ Powers, 3-43; Carsey, 1-3.



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