Mustangs fight to the end.....
November 08, 2012
On Friday, November 2, The Silver Lake Mustangs faced the Sioux County Warriors for the second round of the State playoffs. The Warriors scored the first touchdown of the game, but the Mustangs soon followed with an answering touchdown, making the score 8 to 7. The first quarter came to a close as the Warriors scored another touchdown, putting them ahead 16 to 7.
In the second quarter, Sioux County and Silver Lake battled back and forth, with the Warriors scoring once and the Mustangs scoring twice, ending the half with the Warriors ahead - 24 to 21.
Sioux County came out strong in the second half scoring two touchdowns to Silver Lake’s 1, making the score 40 to 29 going into the forth quarter.
In the forth quarter, the Warriors and the Mustangs each scored a touchdown to end the game. The score ended with the Sioux County Warriors winning the game 48 to 35.
The Mustangs ended their season with a winning record of 8-2. They did an amazing job for their first year playing 6-man football. It has been an exciting year for everyone: coaches, players, and fans.
Fellow senior team members, Jaydn Grabill and Cat Perez expressed their feelings about the season by saying, “Everyone tried his hardest. It was a good season. We would really like to thank the coaches for putting up with us all season, and we’d like to thank the fans for supporting us all season long. Good luck to the underclass. Go Mustangs!”
Head Coach Duane Arntt said, “The kids played a tough hard hitting game. The outcome came down to missed extra points and turnovers. The season was very successful, this team tied the Silver Lake record for the most wins in a season and broke several other team and individual records. As a coaching staff we are proud of the way the kids performed. We would like to thank everyone for their support this season!”