Saints roll against Longmont Christian, 55-10
LONGMONT — Vail Christian football answered Longmont Christian’s hurry-up passing offense with a good helping of ground chuck.
Or perhaps that’s Ground Tim?
The Saints grounded the Warriors, 55-10, on Friday night with five rushing touchdowns and two more scores from turnovers to open Central League play.
“We got a good look at a passing team and did a good job on pass coverage,” Saints coach Tim Pierson said.
Quarterback Mike Lange called his own number for a 31-yard scoring run. Not satisfied there, he chipped in a pick-six for a 16-0 lead.
Beauty of a Play
Since he’s the son of the team’s offensive coordinator, Sug Ellsworth should be good at offense. He scored three straight touchdowns, and the rout was on.
Clayton Davis had a beauty of a play on special teams stripping a kickoff return and taking it to the house. Freshman David Caballero got his first touchdown, going 30 yards on a counter.
Creek Cameron also had a pick as Blue Crush did its job nicely.
Vail Christian (2-0 overall and 1-0 in the Central) finally gets a home game next week. The Saints are at Hot Stuff Stadium on Friday to host Nederland. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
Sports Editor Chris Freud can be reached at 970-748-2934, firstname.lastname@example.org and @cfreud.