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Titans host Hawks on 2016 Homecoming night

By Staff | Sep 28, 2016

GRAETTINGER – It’s homecoming week for Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire as the Titans welcome St. Mary’s of Remsen to town.

GT/RA (4-1 overall, 2-1 district) won’t have the easiest opponent in facing a St. Mary’s squad that is 3-2 overall and 1-2 in district play. Both of the Hawks’ losses were to district leaders Harris-Lake Park (49-14) and Newell-Fonda (40-12). St. Mary’s wins are against AR-WE-VA (40-31), Charter Oak-Ute (68-40) and West Bend-Mallard (35-12).

St. Mary’s didn’t have their stats from last week’s loss to Newell-Fonda loaded on quikstatsiowa.com by Wednesday, but the Hawks do have a balanced attack. Through four games, quarterback Derrick Schorg is 30-of-53 for 567 yards with 10 touchdowns and four interceptions. Carter Kuchel is his top receiver with 12 receptions for 359 yards and five touchdowns. Kenny Bohnenkamp has seven catches for 93 yards and three touchdowns.

Colin Schroeder leads the ground attack with 419 yards and four touchdowns on 71 carries while Marcus Knonopasek had 190 yards and three touchdowns on 29 carries.

GT/RA’s one loss was to Newell-Fonda (35-6) in the Week 3 District opener.

The Titans continue to run first, but also have had success passing. Kolton Roth leads the ground attack with 627 yards and 16 touchdowns on 98 carries while quarterback Jacob Conlon had 463 yards and six touchdowns on 60 carries. Also, Simon Cahling has 97 yards and three scores on 23 carries.

Conlon is 41-of-61 passing for 540 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions. Eric Sundall is his top target as he has 12 catches for 234 yards. Nate Larson had 10 catches for 168 yards and two touchdowns.

GT/RA’s defense has caused 11 turnovers while St. Mary’s has caused 12 turnovers.