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By Ashley Parkinson
The Record-Times 

Odessa wins after a challenge from Wellpinit


Last updated 10/7/2022 at 10:24am

Ashley Parkinson | The Record-Times

Corbyn Neilsen runs the ball against Wellpinit on Friday, Sept. 30. Odessa won with a score of 72-42.

ODESSA–The Tigers stayed perfect with a 72-42 win against the Wellpinit Redskins on Friday, Sept. 30.

Senior Collin Martin scored a touchdown with a successful two-point conversion within the first two minutes of the first quarter.

Junior Zane McMillian made two touchdowns with successful two-point conversions.

Wellpinit's defense tried to keep Odessa from running the field with them.

The Redskins briefly gained some ground in the first quarter with a touchdown without a successful two-point conversion.

With nine seconds left in the first quarter Senior Gage Starkel scored a touchdown ending the first quarter with a 30-6 Odessa lead.

The second quarter started with Wellpinit scoring a touchdown with a successful two-point conversion.

The Tigers were able to counter with another touchdown shortly after by Martin.

Both teams scored touchdowns with a back-and-forth in the second quarter.

Senior Gage Starkel made an interception at the 35-yard line during the last five minutes of the second quarter.

Both teams were making it difficult for the other to run the ball, but the Tigers kept overcoming Wellpinit's efforts.

Wellpinit came back with two more touchdowns with successful two-point conversions.

The second quarter ended with the Tigers leading 44-28.

Another touchdown went to Wellpinit to start the third quarter.

With the score being 44-36 early into the third quarter, it looked like Wellpinit might gain the upper hand.

The Tigers returned with three more touchdowns and two successful two-point conversions ending the third quarter with 58-36.

Sophomore Corbyn Neilsen had a 61-yard run.

Starkel ran a touchdown with a successful two-point conversion early into the fourth quarter.

Wellpinit and The Tigers stalled the ball in the fourth quarter with many dog piles.

The Tigers scored two more touchdowns with one two-point conversion.

Wellpinit scored one more touchdown with 53 seconds left in the fourth quarter with a final score of 72-42.

Odessa is currently ranked first in the NE1B, with Almira-Coulee-Hartline in second and Wellpinit in third. The Tigers improved to 3-0 in league and 4-0 overall with the win.


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