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The Merino (CO) varsity football team lost Saturday's home playoff game against Sanford (CO) by a score of 16-14.

Game Details: at Merino

This game is a part of the "2020 Colorado state football playoffs - Class A 8-Man" tournament.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Sanford----16
Merino----14
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Game Stats

Sanford

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals3618.5006.0116.7
15Josh Holman (Jr)3618.5006.0116.7
Merino

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals818150.44418.8192.4
3Deacon Trenkle (So)818150.44418.8192.4
Sanford

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals301785.92
5Cash Caldon (Fr)122.0
15Josh Holman (Jr)1212410.32
18Brett Price (Sr)133.0
22Kelton Gartrell (Jr)15493.3
85Gauge Lewis (So)100.0
Merino

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals481924.0431
3Deacon Trenkle (So)231155.0431
7Tyler Frank (So)7284.07
12Andrew Frank (Sr)231.53
27Trent Elliott (Sr)16462.97
Sanford

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals2189.0
45Mason Goodwin (Jr)2189.0
Merino

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals815018.8401
7Tyler Frank (So)199.0
24Derrick Alber (Jr)612821.3401
27Trent Elliott (Sr)11313.0
Sanford

Off. Fum and Pnk Blks

#Athlete NameFumLostPnk Blk
Team Totals11
15Josh Holman (Jr)11

Off. Fum and Pnk Blks

Merino has not entered any off. fum and pnk blks stats.
Sanford

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals1781813209
5Cash Caldon (Fr)257
15Josh Holman (Jr)1248132
18Brett Price (Sr)33
22Kelton Gartrell (Jr)4949
45Mason Goodwin (Jr)1818
Merino

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals192150342
3Deacon Trenkle (So)115115
7Tyler Frank (So)28937
12Andrew Frank (Sr)33
24Derrick Alber (Jr)128128
27Trent Elliott (Sr)461359
Sanford

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals1817818196
5Cash Caldon (Fr)22
15Josh Holman (Jr)18124142
18Brett Price (Sr)33
22Kelton Gartrell (Jr)4949
45Mason Goodwin (Jr)1818
Merino

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals150192150342
3Deacon Trenkle (So)150115265
7Tyler Frank (So)28937
12Andrew Frank (Sr)33
24Derrick Alber (Jr)128128
27Trent Elliott (Sr)461359
Sanford

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals8912.0
5Cash Caldon (Fr)7
13Ruben Chavez (Sr)85.0
15Josh Holman (Jr)171.0
18Brett Price (Sr)53.0
22Kelton Gartrell (Jr)18
33Ethan Larsen (Jr)81.0
45Mason Goodwin (Jr)122.0
77Omar Guerrero (Sr)8
85Gauge Lewis (So)6
Merino

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals203252
3Deacon Trenkle (So)358
7Tyler Frank (So)156
12Andrew Frank (Sr)224
24Derrick Alber (Jr)224
27Trent Elliott (Sr)5914
34Kaden Piel (Fr)246
53Gage Wise (Fr)011
70Jake Hettinger (Sr)336
72Mason Rank (So)213
Sanford

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals1.03
13Ruben Chavez (Sr)1
18Brett Price (Sr)1
45Mason Goodwin (Jr).51
77Omar Guerrero (Sr).5

Sacks

Merino has not entered any sacks stats.
Sanford

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals1
15Josh Holman (Jr)1
Merino

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals12
24Derrick Alber (Jr)12

Fumbles and Blocks

Sanford has not entered any fumbles and blocks stats.
Merino

Fumbles and Blocks

#Athlete NameFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals1
72Mason Rank (So)1
Sanford

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals11515.0
13Ruben Chavez (Sr)11515.0

Punts

Merino has not entered any punts stats.
Sanford

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals2136.5
5Cash Caldon (Fr)155.0
15Josh Holman (Jr)188.0

Kickoff Returns

Merino has not entered any kickoff returns stats.
Sanford

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals13
5Cash Caldon (Fr)5
15Josh Holman (Jr)8

Punt Returns

Merino has not entered any punt returns stats.
Sanford

Points

#Athlete NameTDTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals212416
15Josh Holman (Jr)21212
16McCray Larsen (So)22
22Kelton Gartrell (Jr)22
Merino

Points

#Athlete NameTDTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals212214
3Deacon Trenkle (So)166
24Derrick Alber (Jr)166
27Trent Elliott (Sr)22
Sanford

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTD Tot
Team Totals22
15Josh Holman (Jr)22
Merino

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTD Tot
Team Totals112
3Deacon Trenkle (So)11
24Derrick Alber (Jr)11
Sanford

Conversions

#Athlete NameCRushCRecConv Tot
Team Totals112
16McCray Larsen (So)11
22Kelton Gartrell (Jr)11
Merino

Conversions

#Athlete NameCRushCRecConv Tot
Team Totals11
27Trent Elliott (Sr)11

Game Story

Colorado High School Football - Sanford tips Merino

November 28, 2020: Merino, CO 80741

The crowd at Saturday's non-league contest between the Sanford Indians (Sanford, CO) and the host Merino Rams (Merino, CO), observed Sanford's football squad edge Merino by a count of 16-14.

The Indians now own a 7-0 record. They play next when they travel to Sedgwick County for a non-league contest on Thursday, December 3. Sanford will encounter a Cougars squad coming off a 46-6 non-league win over Dove Creek (Dove Creek, CO). The Cougars record now stands at 8-0.

Highlight Videos

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    1. MaxPreps

      Game Started
      Sanford
      Indians
      0 - 0
      Merino
      Rams
      Posted @ 1:35p
    2. M. Russell

      2nd Quarter ~5 minutes to go
      Sanford
      Indians
      8 - 6
      Merino
      Rams
      Posted @ 1:35p
    3. M. Russell

      2nd Quarter Under a minute to go
      Sanford
      Indians
      8 - 14
      Merino
      Rams
      Posted @ 1:51p
    4. M. Russell

      4th Quarter ~4 minutes to go
      Sanford
      Indians
      16 - 14
      Merino
      Rams
      Posted @ 2:48p
    5. M. Russell

      End of 4th Quarter
      Sanford
      Indians
      16 - 14
      Merino
      Rams
      Posted @ 2:57p
    6. C. Ricks

      Game is over?
      Posted @ 3:04p
    7. M. Russell

      Yes, Game over. Sanford Indians beat the Merino Rams 16-14. The Indians advance to the 8-man finals in Pueblo at CSU-Pueblo stadium.
      Posted @ 3:09p
    8. M. Russell

      Sanford will play Sedgwick County at the Thunderdome in Pueblo for the 8-man finals. Sedgwick County has won the past 5 state 8-man titles.
      Posted @ 3:13p
    9. M. Russell

      Final
      Sanford
      Indians
      16 - 14
      Merino
      Rams
      Posted @ 12:44a

    Rankings & Records

    Sanford (20-21)

    NationalCOClass
    15942
    OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
    7-14-02-04-01-1.8751.000328160

    Merino (20-21)

    NationalCOClass
    20784
    OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
    6-24-11-24-01-0.750.800236118

    Team Scoring Averages

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    Sanford
    6.012.012.06.041.0
    Merino
    8.49.28.44.429.5

    Sanford Videos

    Merino Videos

    Team Stat Comparison

    SanfordMerino
    245.3Rushing Yards Per Game303.4
    87.0Passing Yards Per Game37.1
    332.3Total Yards Per Game340.5
    69.0Tackles Per Game58.3
    1.3Sacks Per Game0.8
    41.0Points Per Game29.3

    Team Leaders

    SanfordMerinoNational Avg.
    #22 Kelton Gartrell165.3Rushing Yards Per Game#12 Andrew Frank121.422.7
    #15 Josh Holman80.3Passing Yards Per Game#3 Deacon Trenkle37.155.4
    #22 Kelton Gartrell173.0Total Yards Per Game#3 Deacon Trenkle154.939.4
    #22 Kelton Gartrell11.4Tackles Per Game#27 Trent Elliott16.03.0
    #45 Mason Goodwin0.6Sacks Per Game#72 Mason Rank0.40.2
    #22 Kelton Gartrell21.5Points Per Game#3 Deacon Trenkle13.02.6

    Common Opponents

    SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
    Sanford0-1Merino0-1
    DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
    12/3/20SanfordSedgwick County(L) 72-3211/6/20Sedgwick CountyMerino(L) 32-0

    Record Breakdown

    Sanford (20-21)

    Merino (20-21)

    7-1
    Overall
    6-2
    4-0
    League
    4-1
    1-0
    Non-League
    1-0
    1-0
    Head to Head
    0-1
    0-1
    Common Opponent
    0-1
    2-0
    Home
    1-2
    4-0
    Away
    4-0
    1-1
    Neutral
    1-0
    2-1
    Playoff
    1-1
    7-1
    In-State
    6-2
    0-0
    Out-of-State
    0-0