Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Panthers send message, rout Castleford 52-6

Lighthouse invades Carey to settle Sawtooth West


By JEFF CORDES
Express Staff Writer

Carey sophomore Toby Whitworth (114 rushing yards) looks for running room with Castlefordís Colt Zimmers (right) in pursuit during Fridayís 52-6 Panther win at Castleford Courtesy photo by John Peck

    Rolling along with tough defense and balanced offense, the Carey High School eight-man football team piled up 556 total yards and routed the Castleford Wolves 52-6 Friday in a key Sawtooth Conference West Division clash, at Castleford.
    Panther sophomore Toby Whitworth rushed for a game-high 114 yards and two touchdowns while older brother Matt Whit-worth, a senior, added two rushing TDs after the half to help Carey pull away and stay unbeaten for the year.
    Senior quarterback Nate Adamson (291 all-purpose yards) led the Panthers with 65 rushing yards and 226 passing yards and two TDs on just seven completions. He also intercepted a Wolves pass and made 10 unassisted tackles.
    “We had a solid running game (253 yards) and ground it out with Toby and Matt,” said Carey coach Lane Kirkland. “The kids withstood the test of playing a good team on their Home-coming and tackled hard—it was Panther football. Everybody worked together on both sides of the ball.”
    Castleford (4-3, 2-2 league) scored first, but junior Joe Parke (4 catches, 183 yards) put the Panther offense in motion with a 74-yard pass reception from Adamson on Carey’s first play. Ad-amson’s interception stopped a Castleford drive at the 3-yard-line and Carey was on its way.
    The eight-touchdown win combined with Lighthouse Chris-tian Academy’s 76-36 home victory over Camas County of Fairfield in Twin Falls Friday set up a match-up of unbeaten teams for the Sawtooth West championship.
    That game between Carey (7-0, 4-0) and Lighthouse (7-0, 4-0) is set for Friday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Carey’s Derrick Parke Me-morial Field. It is “Senior Night” for five Panthers as well as Lighthouse’s first-ever varsity trip to Carey’s turf.
    Kirkland expects a strong challenge from Lighthouse. He said Lions’ two-time All-State running back and linebacker Adam Taylor—the senior called by Kirkland a “great athlete, great competitor”—broke his arm during Friday’s win over Camas County.


CAREY LINE SCORE
Carey 52, Castleford 6
Carey          6    26     6    14    52
Castleford    6      0    0       0    6

1st half
Castleford—Tony Hunsaker, 20-yard run (pass failed); (6-0 Castle).
Carey—Collin Whitby, 9-yard pass from Nate Adamson (no conversion); (6-6).
Carey—Toby Whitworth, 21-yard pass from Nate Adamson (no conver-sion); (12-6 C).
Carey—Toby Whitworth, 5-yard run (no conversion); (18-6 C).
Carey—Nate Adamson, 18-yard run (no conversion); (24-6 C).
Carey—Nate Adamson, 4-yard run (Adamson run); (32-6 C).

2nd half
Carey—Matt Whitworth, 1-yard run (no conversion); 5:19 1st (38-6 C).
Carey—Matt Whitworth, 3-yard run (Matt Whitworth run); (46-6 C).
Carey—Toby Whitworth, 23-yard run (no conversion); (52-6 C).
KEY STATS                 CAREY    CASTLEFORD
Time of possession     35:40    12:20
1st downs, rush               11    10
1st downs, pass                7    3
1st downs, penalty            1    0
1st downs, total              19    13
Rushes, yards          42, 253    37, 176
Yards per carry               6.0    4.8
Fumbles lost                     1    0
Completions, passes     9, 16    6, 16
Completion percentage   56%    38%
Passing yards                 248    59
Yards per completion      27.6    9.8
Intercepted by                    2    0
Sacks by                            3    0
Returns, yards               3, 55    5, 68
Total yards gained           556    288
Third down efficiency    6 for 8    5 for 11
Fourth down efficiency    2 for 2    1 for 1
Penalties                       3, 20    5, 36

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS—Carey
Rushing—Toby Whitworth 16-114, 2 TD; Nate Adamson 9-65, 2 TD, 1 conv.; Matt Whitworth 13-48, 2 TD, 1 conv.; Joe Parke 1-12; Parker Gamino 2-9; DJ Parke 1-5.
Passing—Nate Adamson 7-14, 226 yards, 2 TD; Toby Whitworth 1-1, 11 yards; Matt Whitworth 1-1, 11 yards.
Receiving—Joe Parke 4-183; Collin Whitby 3-33, 1 TD; Toby Whitworth 1-21, 1 TD; DJ Parke 1-11.
Kickoff returns—Kaden Koudelka 1-16.
All-purpose yardage—Nate Adamson 291, Toby Whitworth 146.
Interceptions (2)—Dallin Dilworth 1 with a 39-yard return; Nate Adamson 1-2.
Sacks (3)—Chris Peck 2, Nate Adamson 1.
Tackles/assists—Matt Whitworth 6/6, Nate Adamson 10/1, Dallin Dilworth 5/5, Joe Parke 7/1, Parker Gamino 7/1, Toby Whitworth 7/0, Chris Peck 5/1, Collin Whitby 2/1, Derrick Baird 1-0.

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS—Castleford
Rushing—Tony Hunsaker 20-80, 1 TD; Jonathan Rich 5-43; Colt Zimmers 1-37; Jesse Rodriguez 6-20; Andy March 2-10.
Passing—Jonathan Rich 6-16, 59 yards, 2 interceptions.
Receiving—Tony Hunsaker 2-15; Jorge Beltran 1-18; Jesse Rodriguez 1-15; Colt Zimmers 1-7; Morgan Shipp 1-4.
Kickoff returns—Jonathan Rich 2-31; Colt Zimmers 1-26; Tony Hunsaker 1-7; Morgan Shipp 1-4.
Fumble recoveries (1)—Jonathan Rich 1.
Tackles/assist leaders—Jesse Rodriguez 10/0, Tony Hunsaker 7/0, Morgan Shipp 5/1, Colt Zimmers 6/0, Alex Neimeyer 4/1, Dyllan Bothof 3/1.




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