Thursday, November 12, 2015

Ready, Aye, Ready: Leafa College throttle Fresno State

Ready, Aye, Ready: Leafa College throttle Fresno State

By Carol Craftman
The Spirit News
November 29, 2076


Quarterback Shae Katou-Aki passed for 275 yards, ran for 378 yards and scored 11 total touchdowns on offence as Dan Harding's Leafa Spirit Gridiron throttled the Fresno State Bulldogs on Spirit Senior Day 2076, 139-34, at Subaru Pleiades Stadium in Canberra, ACT. Left end Steele Craftman had 6 tackles to go with three sacks to pace the defence.

Halfback Jack Fukushina ran for 337 yars and five majors, halfback Dana Rinaldi ran for 63 yards and a score, wide receiver Jiji Petricca caught four passes for 56 yards and a touchdown and wideout Jarryd Kaizuka led the receivers with 23 pancake blocks.

On defence, middle linebacker Rhys Miyazawa had 16 tackles and a sack, while safety Hugh Otosaka had nine tackles and an interception. Defensive lineman Kieran Hyakuya also was in on the pass rushing feast, recording two sacks to go with his five tackles.

Leafa improve to 12-0 and will host the Boise State Broncos in the 2076 Mountain West Conference Championship Game at Subaru Pleiades Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 19:30 AEDT on Saturday, December 12, 2076.