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Football, Game Article | October 22, 2011

Hawks Get Run Over by a Greyhound, 35-14

Canyon Lake Hawks go back to the drawing board as Boerne turns mistakes into touchdowns, as CL loses second consecutive game this season at Boerne stadium, 35-14.

What started as a nice looking game, suddenly changed in the second half to a Greyhound beating.

The Hawks started the game with another patented drive, as CL drove 80 yards on 11 plays and took the early lead, 7-0 after the Jake Robinson point after attempt.

The drive had a lot of Zach Henshaw, as the Senior running back accounted for 73 of the 80 yards for the first score. Henshaw had 53 yards rushing and 20 yards receiving on the drive.

Canyon Lake had two third down plays and both were within three yards for a first down or touchdown.

Boerne stalled on their first drive after covering 46 yards and then had an eight yard punt, the Hawks took over on their 29 yard line.

The Hawks would then go into a deep funk and would not see paydirt until the Greyhounds had run around the track several times resulting in 28 unanswered points.

Quarterback Wil Amick accounted for all but 10 yards for the Greyhounds in the game. For those needing a calculator, 400 yards either by the run or passing.

Amick’s favorite target? Paul Burns, burned up the turf with two touchdowns from 63 and six yards.

The Hawks could not take advantage as they kept shooting themselves in the foot, over and over and over and over again.

 Game            Yards       Results
 *Third Drive   88 yards    Fumble on the Boerne 4 yard line
 *Fourth Drive   0 yards    Interception on first play
 *Sixth Drive    8 yards    Fumble on the CL 7 yard line
 *Eighth Drive  37 yards    Fumbled snap on 4th down, turned ball over on Boerne's 4 yard line
 *Ninth Drive   37 yards    Interception in the end zone

“We panicked offense to defense,” Coach Monzingo pointed out.

“We lost our composure,” Head Coach Matt Monzingo continued. “We didn’t cash in three times when we had the opportunity.”

Canyon Lake did pull to within 14 points scoring on the first play of the fourth quarter.

The 75 yard drive had 36 yards rushing for Henshaw, a 13 yard reception by Quinn Pike, two runs for 10 yards for QB Branson Belcher, and a personal foul on the home team.

On the Greyhounds next drive, CL’s do everything Jeremy Best intercepted an Amick pass setting the Hawks 45 yards from a ‘make it interesting game’ touchdown. The clock still showed nine minutes to play and plenty of time.

Canyon Lake drove to the four yard line when they gave it over on downs.

The Hawk defense forced a three and punt series, giving CL another chance only 43 yards from paydirt. The clock? 4:21 left in the game.

Five plays and an interception in the end zone put the hopes into the drawing box, where the Hawks will need to go as they retreat, ‘Back to the Drawing Board’.

The Hawks still have a good chance for the playoffs. Last season Canyon Lake was in the same boat with a 1-2 district record and the result was positive.

This year can be just as successful, the only ingredient needed is the right drawing utensils for that darn ‘Drawing Board’.

Canyon Lake will take the field next week for their last home game of the season against Fredericksburg. Come out and do some drawing.

                 1   2   3   4   Final
 CL Hawks        7   0   0   7   14
 BHS Greyhounds  0   7  21   7   35
 Scoring Summary:
 CLHS-Zach Henshaw 3 yard run (Jake Robinson kick), 6:58, 1st
 BHS--Amick 16 yard run, (Knopf kick), 8:30, 2nd
 BHS--Amick 1 yard run, (Knopf kick), 7:31, 3rd
 BHS--Burns 63 yard pass from Amick (Knopf kick), 6:08, 3rd
 BHS--Burns 6 yard pass from Amick (Knopf kick), 1:06, 3rd
 CLHS-Zach Henshaw 11 yard run (Jake Robinson kick), 11:54, 4th
 BHS--Amick 57 yard run (Knopf kick), 0:56, 4th

 Stats            Hawks    Greyhounds
 Total Yards      346      410
 First Downs      16       18
 Rushes/Yards     41/184   30/196
 Comp/Att/Int     15/22/2  15/23/1
 Passing Yards    162      214
 Punts/Ave        2/35.3   3/23.7
 Fumbles/Lost     3/2      0/0
 Penalties-Yards  3-20     7-55

 Passing         Comp    Att    Pct   Yds    TD  Int
 Branson Belcher 15      22    .682   162    0   2

 Rushing            Att     Yds    Ave   Lg    TD
 Zach Henshaw       32      145    4.5   21    2
 Branson Belcher     8       36    4.5   17    0
 Eduardo Covarrubias 1        3    3.0    3    0

 Receiving           No     Yds    Ave   Lg    TD
 Matt Magness        2       51   25.5   27    0
 Quinn Pike          4       47   11.8   13    0
 Jeremy Fulton       3       38   12.7   17    0
 Zach Henshaw        1       20   20.0   20    0
 Dylan Adams         2       20   10.0   11    0
 Doug Hubnik         2        9    4.5    5    0
 Matt Andress        1        8    8.0    8    0