Area Coaches Sound Off After 2nd Round Of The Playoffs

Two rounds of the playoffs are now in the books for area high schools. Several coaches from the area took to the “Hy-Vee Fort Dodge Coaches Corner” Saturday Morning on “Sunny” 99.7 to reaction to the 2nd round. On Friday, Fort Dodge lost a highly competitive game 24-17 at Waterloo West. Dodgers defense would shutdown Waterloo Wets in the 1st half, only allowing a FG on a short field situation. Fort Dodge would score in the 1st half on a big pass play from Carson Peterson to Javion Jondle that went for 73 yards, they would also tack on a 35 yard FG by Gavin Schillerstrom. Dodgers would 10-3 at the half, Waterloo West’s offense would tie the game puting together a 65 yard TD drive that ate over 7 minutes of clock on their opening possession of the 2nd half. Waterloo West would hit on 2 big pass plays for scores one a 50 yard TD on a screen play to Nate Ewell the other a deep vertical pass to WR Tay Norman for a TD. Dodgers trailed 24-10 but would keep fighting the cut to a one score game on a 54 yard TD pass from Peterson to Tyler Schreier. The Dodgers trailed 24-17 and would drove the ball from their own 9 to the Waterloo West 8 yard line late. Dodgers had the tying TD called back on a hold and failed to convert on a 4th down and goal pass attempt from the 18. With that loss the Dodgers season comes to a close, here’s Coach Nik Moser’s post game comments.

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