Redskins fall to Tigers


Collier McPherson (50) relays the call to the rest of the offensive line, from left: Cayden Kritner (74), Alex Smallwood (63), and Andrew Arreguin (78). -Jimmy Smallwood

Collier McPherson (50) relays the call to the rest of the offensive line, from left: Cayden Kritner (74), Alex Smallwood (63), and Andrew Arreguin (78). -Jimmy Smallwood

The Oneonta Redskins took on the Deshler Tigers in the second round of the state playoffs losing 11-27.

The Redskins got on the board first. Erick Vargas nailed a 27-yard field goal to give the Redskins a 3-0 lead in the first. The Tigers scored not long after taking the lead 6-3 at the end of the first quarter. Neither team scored in the second quarter leaving the score at 6-3 at the half.

The Redskins were unable to find the end zone in the third quarter. Deshler scored twice more to take a 20-3 lead at the end of the third. Deshler scored once more in the fourth extending their lead to 27-3. The Redskins scored not long after. Collin Moon pushed in for a 5-yard touchdown run. The Redskins failed to score again before time expired bringing the final score to 27-11 and a Tiger victory.

Offensively, Brody Pinyan went 13-for-20 for 76 yards. Moon ran 11 times for 65 yards and a touchdown. David Hall ran 16 times for 33 yards as well as catching four passes for six yards. Riley McGill caught four passes for 34 yards. Eli Buse caught two passes for 27 yards.

Defensively, Beau Ragsdale had 14 tackles, Luke Hodge had 13 tackles, Hall had six tackles, Andrew McAlpine had four tackles, and Andrew Arreguin had four tackles.

The Redskins end their season 8-4.