(Shenandoah)– The Shenandoah Mustangs (1-1) are on the lookout to get their second straight win of the season and their first earn from the Trojans (-2) considering the fact that 2016.
The Mustangs defeated Nodaway Valley 28-26 in non-district participate in to get their to start with acquire of the time last 7 days. The Shenandoah protection allowed no points in the second half of that game.
“On the defensive side, they got a whole lot of tension on the quarterback, acquired him scrambling,” Shenandoah Head Soccer Mentor Ty Ratliff reported. “They certainly bought him out the pocket a small little bit, pressured him into some uncomfortable scenarios. I thought our secondary did a a great deal greater task of not giving up the major participate in in the second fifty percent.
“In the initially 50 percent, we experienced a couple of large performs that went for much more yards than they must have. We had been just a tiny out of posture and had some young men out there that were studying on the fly, and I consider we cleaned factors up in the next 50 %.”
Sophomore quarterback Nolan Mount enable the ball fly in the video game as effectively. He threw 4 touchdowns on 21-38 passing, 337 yards, and 4 interceptions.
“He did a phenomenal job main the offense there. We have weapons all above the area, and I imagine he did a good work discovering them,” said coach Ratliff. “We pressured the concern a small little bit, but once more that is likely to occur. We have got a younger quarterback, youthful receivers, so we are still discovering. Each individual working day we are receiving superior. As the year goes on, I see us cleansing a whole lot of that things up.
“I considered our line did a remarkable work of offering him time. We were ready to get him out of the pocket and make the correct reads. All evening lengthy, I believed we had receivers open up, and he was obtaining them. We will live with a several of those people problems, they’re likely to take place with the offense that we are jogging, but as the weeks go on, we are going to carry on to clean up those up.”
Blake Herold came to play a 7 days back as properly on the two offense and protection. He hauled in seven receptions for 140 yards on offense. He included 8 tackles, 2.5 tackles for decline, and 1.5 sacks on defense.
“He is a huge athlete. We revolve a large amount of points that we do all over him,” Ratliff stated. “I do not believe it’s any shock, he’s just one of the greatest, if not the most effective participant, on the subject on any supplied night time, and that’s our task to get him the ball.
“He makes plays and catches that are rough to protect. He’s a huge focus on, 6’4 he’s over 225 kilos, and he’s obtained remarkable arms, wonderful eyesight, operates fantastic routes, and he’s intense on defense. He’s an all-close to bundle when you get him out on the discipline. He’s a incredible asset to our workforce, and we just test to feed him the ball as a lot as we can and permit him make the plays following he’s acquired it.”
Even although Atlantic will enter Friday’s contest with Shenandoah with an -2 report, mentor Ratliff is familiar with the latest history.
“They commenced a little rough, but they performed two quite decent groups, you have Glenwood week just one and Carroll Kuemper 7 days two. They have struggled a little little bit, but again they have had our selection the past several yrs,” Ratliff reported. “They have definitely specified us suits and seriously trapped it to us a pair of occasions. We want to be completely ready to enjoy, we’re not having something for granted.
“We know they like to run out of the I(-formation) and come downhill at you. We have acquired to be intense on defense in halting the run. We have been preaching that all 7 days. In the secondary, we just do not want to give up any of the significant performs. Hopefully, past week throwing the ball seriously well prepared some of our defensive backs that will not have a ton of practical experience. Just retain them in place and maintain them on assignment football.”
You can watch the video game from Atlantic with Carson Schubert and Tom Moore on the KMA Sporting activities YouTube Channel or click the connection beneath. Coverage will start with the Barrett Vehicle Center Superior School Soccer Preview Demonstrate at close to 6 PM with kick-off at 7. You can listen to the entire interview with coach Ratliff down below.