Archive for Saturday, October 21, 2006

How they scored

October 21, 2006


First Quarter

7:36 - Ryan Murphy 28 run. Firebirds drove 67 yards in 10 plays after opening kickoff. Murphy swept right end and tightroped sideline on TD gallop. Conversion failed because of bad snap. (Free State 6, Lawrence 0).

2:09 - Tony Williams 1 run. Lions marched 90 yards in 11 plays after kickoff. Williams carried seven times for 35 yards. Free State contributed 30 yards in penalties. Big play was Chance Riley's 16-yard pass to Nathan Padia. Abby Vestal kick. (Lawrence 7, Free State 6).

1:55 - Craig Rosenstengle 88 pass from Ryan Murphy. Firebirds were backed up on own 12 after kickoff when Murphy hit Rosenstengle on slant pattern at about the 28, and Rosenstengle outraced pursuit down the middle into end zone. Brian Murphy run. (Free State 14, Lawrence 7).

Second Quarter

9:20 - Safety. Ryan Murphy fell on errant snap in end zone. Firebirds started on own one after Tyler Hunt's 45-yard coffin corner punt. On first down, center Kyle Weinmaster's snap sailed over Murphy's head. (Free State 14, Lawrence 9).

:31 - Ryan Murphy 5 run. Firebirds took over on own 12 with 4:55 remaining after Lions' Tony Williams was stuffed for no gain on fourth and one. R. Murphy completed five of seven passes for 68 yards during march, including two to tight end Christian Ballard for 17 yards apiece. Ryan Murphy run. (Free State 22, Lawrence 9).

Third Quarter

5:28 - Ryan Murphy 2 run. Murphy's 28-yard pass to Philip Ozorkiewicz highlighted 51-yard, seven-play drive after Clifton Sims was stopped for a two-yard loss on fourth-and-one near midfield. Jason Sneegas kick. (Free State 29, Lawrence 9).

2:46 - Dale Coons 5 run. Firebirds needed to traverse just 21 yards after R. Murphy recovered Tony Williams' fumble, and they did it in four rushes. Sneegas kick. (Free State 36, Lawrence 9).

1:53 - Andy Petz 21 interception return. On second play after kickoff, Lions' Chance Riley was pressured in pocket while attempting screen and threw ball to linebacker Petz, who raced untouched into end zone. Sneegas kick. (Free State 43, Lawrence 9).

Fourth Quarter

11:32 - Nathan Padia 47 pass from Chance Riley. Lions set up on Firebirds' 47 after R. Murphy muffed punt. On first down, Riley hit streaking Padia in full stride down the left side. Run failed. (Free State 43, Lawrence 15).

7:05 - Caleb Gress 3 run. Firebirds went 65 yards in nine plays after kickoff with reserves running last four downs. Dylan Holtkamp kick blocked by Tony Williams. (Free State 49, Lawrence 15).


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