South Barber beats Caldwell on its homecoming night

first_imgCaldwell homecoming king Kyler Bruey and queen Karlee Schmidt.by James Jordan, Sumner Newscow — Caldwell put together a strong rally in the third quarter, and got to within four points, but ended up losing to South Barber 60-36 at the Caldwell Bluejay homecoming game.In the third quarter Caldwell adjusted to the South Barber offense and got some stops. But third and longs were a problem for Caldwell all night. South Barber was four of four on third and 10 plays, and six of six on third down in the second half.Caldwell football players do double duty at halftime, playing in the band.Caldwell had trouble stopping South Barber most of the night, and the Chieftans built a 26-6 lead in the second quarter behind the running of quarterback Grant Cantrell and running back Neal Gugelmeyer.A key moment came in the second quarter with Caldwell trailing 20-6 and South Barber again had the ball. Caldwell seemed to have gotten a stop by getting a sack on third and ten, but the team was flagged for a late hit, and that allowed South Barber to put together another scoring drive.Caldwell had its moments though. South Barber scored on its first possession when Gugelmeyer scored from five yards out.  Caldwell’s Colten Ward returned the ensuing kick 78 yards for a touchdown, and after a two point try failed, Caldwell trailed 8-6.South Barber dominated from that point and led 26-6 with 5:44 left in the second quarter.Colten Ward tries to elude South Barber defenders.Ward scored again for Caldwell on a 29-yard run, and he ran in a two point conversion to cut the deficit to 26-14.South Barber responded with a touchdown, scoring with 26 seconds left in the half.Ward threw a long pass to Kyler Bruey, who made an acrobatic catch in the endzone with no time left to cut the margin to 34-22 at the half.Caldwell got two stops in the third, with a pass from Ward to Jalen Risely on a fourth down, from 25 yards out. Ward ran in for two and with 3:12 left in the third, Caldwell trailed 34-30.South Barber’s Cantrell broke off some nice runs on the next drive and led his team to a touchdown as the quarter ended, but the deficit was at 10 heading into the final quarter.South Barber scored on its next two possessions, and Caldwell got one more score – a 14-yard run by Ward – but the Chieftans were in control at that point.With less than a minute left South Barber threw a touchdown pass on fourth down from 33 yards out to make the final 60-36.South Barber moves to 6-1 while Caldwell falls to 2-5.Cantrell rushed for 166 yards for South Barber and scored five touchdowns rushing and one passing. Gugelmeyer had 60 yards rushing and two touchdowns.For Caldwell, Ward had 156 yards passing, three touchdowns and two interceptions. He rushed for 71 yards and two touchdowns, and had 78 return yards for another score. As far as the district standings are concerned, this is a killer. South Barber and A&A now have the upper hand for the playoffs. Statistics for the game can be found here: Box Scores for South Barber @ CaldwellFollow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img

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