Harvey/Wells County @ Thompson

Harvey/Wells County @ Thompson

September 2, 2022 0


Harvey/Wells County @ Thompson

Sophomore quarterback Jake Starcevic rushed for three touchdowns and passed for one as Thompson improved to 3-0 on the season Friday by beating Harvey-Wells County 28-22 in Thompson.

Harvey-Wells County took the opening kickoff and drove 75 yards in 14 plays, capped when Tallen Thorson threw a five yard touchdown pass to Gabe Almaras.  The try for a two point conversion failed, making the score 6-0 in favor of the Hornets.

Thompson tied the game on the first play of the second quarter as Starcevic ran it in from four yards out.  Starcevic ran for a two point conversion to put the Tommies up 8-6.

Harvey-Wells County responded with a 59 yard touchdown pass from Thorson to Jaxon Feist.  Thorson passed to Keaton Keller for the two point conversion to put the Hornets up 14-8.

Later in the second quarter, Starcevic completed a 51 yard scoring pass to Max Roller.  When the two point conversion failed, the game was tied 14 all.

Just before the end of the half, Thompson’s Jacob Brend recovered a Thorson fumble at the Hornets’ nine yard line.  Two plays later, Starcevic scored on a six yard run to put the Tommies ahead to stay.  Starcevic passed to Brody Gibson for the two point conversion, giving Thompson a 22-14 lead at intermission.

Starcevic scored his third touchdown of the game late in the third quarter on a two yard run.  The extra point kick was missed, putting Thompson ahead 28-14 after three.

On the second play of the fourth quarter, Almaras scored on a five yard run for Harvey-Wells County. Thorson ran for the two point conversion to make it 28-22 in favor of Thompson.

A Feist interception gave the Hornets the ball with 7:14 to play.  But they went three and out and Thompson took the ball from their own 35 yard line with 6:09 to play and ran out the clock for the win.

Thompson improves to 3-0 on the year; Harvey-Wells County is now 1-2.

Tommies Coach Alex Starcevic spoke after the game.




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