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Leafa Gridiron Slam Wyoming, 188-6

Leafa Gridiron Slam Wyoming, 188-6

By Satsuki Ranjou
Spirit News
September 24, 2073

Dan Harding's Leafa Spirit Gridiron team were at it again on Saturday, crushing the Wyoming Cowboys at Yunupingu Field in Canberra, ACT by the score of 188-6. Quarterback Cooper Kanie passed for 244 yards, rushed for 621 yards on the ground and scored 12 offensive touchdowns. Cornerback Vic Tsuchimikado had six tackles and three interceptions to lead the defense.

Halfback Ethan Wakamatsu ran for 402 yards and seven touchdowns, hallfback Jackson Tatara ran for 150 yards and six more scores, wide receiver Connor Yasaka caught two passes for 44 yards and a major, and wideout Dayne Tsunashi led the blockers with 31 pancakes.

Strong safety Lee Bongdal led the defense in tackling with 16 tackles, a sack and an interception, Defensive tackle Oscar Inui paced the pass rish with 10 tackles, eight tackles for loss and five sacks. Cornerback Daniel Tachibana also had three interceptions, while fellow corner Billy Ooji had two to go with five tackles. Two other players on defense had two sacks on the day.

Leafa improve to 4-0 and will hit the road next week to face the Utah State Aggies.