G-R football handles Dunkerton, preps for Tripoli clash

Jake Ryder
The Grundy Register

DUNKERTON – Gladbrook-Reinbeck football spun up 409 yards of total offense and rolled over Dunkerton, 60-6, on Friday.

The Rebels are 3-0 and rated sixth in Radio Iowa’s 8-Player poll. They will take on another 3-0 team, No. 10 Tripoli, in Gladbrook on Friday.

Austin Vaverka rushed nine times for 116 yards and three touchdowns. Isaac Clark rushed for a touchdown and threw for two more on 98 yards passing. Luke Riffey caught three passes for 86 yards and a score.

Vaverka was also the top tackler with eight total tackles on Friday. Clark made seven stops, including 2.5 for a loss. Luke Sienknecht and Vaverka had two tackles for loss each.

G-R averaged 13.1 yards per carry in the ground game, and led 30-6 after halftime and 52-6 after three quarters.

G-R stats

Rushing–Austin Vaverka 9-116, 3 TD; Isaac Clark 8-78, TD; Hudson Clark, 2-66, TD; Drew Eilers 1-2.

Passing–I. Clark 6-11-1, 98 yards, 2 TD; Eilers 1-2-0, 49 yards, TD.

Receiving–Luke Riffey 3-86, TD; Eilers 2-34, Vaverka 1-24, TD; Caleb Egesdal 1-3, TD.

Tackles (solo-total)–Austin Vaverka 4-8; Isaac Clark 4-7; Logan Giesking 2-5.5; Caleb Egesdal 3-4.5; Luke Sienknecht 3-4.5; Drew Eilers 1-3.5; Michael Boyd 2-3.5; Aiden Hunemuller 2-3; Ryan Koester 0-2; Henry Mussig 1-2; Luke Riffey 1-1.5; Isaac Baer 0-0.5; Lucas Hurley 0-0.5. TFL–I. Clark 2.5, Sienknecht 2, Vaverka 2, Eilers 1.5, Giesking 1. FR–Boyd.




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