Bobcats lose in OT to Grinnell in season opener

Jacob Brecht fends off Grinnell defenders in the season opener for Benton. They lost in overtime to Grinnell in non-district action.

Benton Football

Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at Van Horne

Class 3A non-district play

G   0 20 7 1 0 – 37
BC 17  7 0 3 7 – 34

Benton

  • 315 yards rushing, 89 yards passing
  • No Grinnell statistics yet

Offense

Passing

  • Colin Buch, 6 for 13, 89 yards, 2 interceptions

Rushing

  • Colin Buch, 15 for 18 yards, 3 touchdowns, longest 80 yards
  • Jacob Brecht, 14 for 133 yards, 1 touchdown, longest 68 yards
  • Mason Dellamuth, 2 for 2 yards

Receiving

  • Sam Wallace, 2 for 17 yards
  • Aidan Thompson, 1 for 8 yards
  • Aiden Harris, 2 for 60 yards
  • Jacob Brecht, 1 for 4 yards

Defense

  • Sam Wallace, 2.5 total, 2 solo
  • Noah Franck, 9 total, 7 solo, 1 sack, 1.5 for loss
  • Colin Buch, 1.5 total, 1 solo
  • Jacob Brecht,14 total, 12 solo
  • Lawrence Wallace, 9 total, 7 solo, 1.5 for loss
  • Mason Dellamuth, 0.5 total
  • Easton Pfiffner 12 total, 7 solo, 1.5 for loss
  • Andrew Hudson, 1 total, 1 solo
  • Kyler Mahan, 2 total
  • Tim Thompson, 3 total, 2 solo, 1 sack, 1 for loss
  • Isaac Cretin, 2 total, 2 solo
  • Brennen Blegen, 4 total, 3 solo, 3 for loss
  • Will Shaw, 3 total, 2 solo

Interceptions

  • Sam Wallace 1

Punt returns

  • Jacob Brecht, 2 for 7 yards

Kicking

  • Bjorn Sunesen, 5 for 353 yards, five touchbacks, 0 for 1 field goals
  • Nathan Rottman, 2 for 2 field goals, long of 35 yards

Punting

  • Colin Buch, 2 for 70 yards

Benton (0-1) travels to Center Point-Urbana (1-0) on Friday, Sept. 3, in non-district play. The game starts at 7:30 p.m.

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