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The Rifle (CO) varsity football team won Friday's home non-conference game against Montezuma-Cortez (Cortez, CO) by a score of 33-26.

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Montezuma-Cortez----26
Rifle----33
Final score provided by L. Horton.
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Game Stats

Montezuma-Cortez

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1725251.68014.8227293.9
2Jake Blackmer (Sr)1725251.68014.8227293.9
Rifle

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals71580.46711.42102.8
10Logan Gross (Jr)71580.46711.42102.8
Montezuma-Cortez

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals17754.4312
2Jake Blackmer (Sr)33210.7140
5Ryder Higgins (Sr)100.000
6Tay Wheat (So)8344.3131
20D. Hilliard (Sr)591.841
Rifle

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals422636.33
4Omar Silva (Jr)23517.5
10Logan Gross (Jr)13483.71
22N. Saldivar (Sr)271806.72
Montezuma-Cortez

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals1423516.81092
1Zander Cruzan (Sr)818022.5721
7Caden Cote (Sr)22412.0171
12Shyoki Knapp (So)3217.0100
20D. Hilliard (Sr)11010.0100
Rifle

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals78612.32
6Austin Bowlan (Sr)177.0
7Joel Valencia (Jr)12020.01
17Sterling Cook (Jr)2178.51
27Parker Miller (Jr)13636.0
33Jordan Irwin (So)263.0
Montezuma-Cortez

Off. Fum and Pnk Blks

#Athlete NameFumLostPnk Blk
Team Totals11
20D. Hilliard (Sr)11

Off. Fum and Pnk Blks

Rifle has not entered any off. fum and pnk blks stats.
Montezuma-Cortez

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals752353453397
1Zander Cruzan (Sr)180180
2Jake Blackmer (Sr)3232
6Tay Wheat (So)342953116
7Caden Cote (Sr)2424
12Shyoki Knapp (So)2121
14Mason Anderson (Jr)55
20D. Hilliard (Sr)91019
Rifle

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals26386349
4Omar Silva (Jr)3535
6Austin Bowlan (Sr)77
7Joel Valencia (Jr)2020
10Logan Gross (Jr)4848
17Sterling Cook (Jr)1717
22N. Saldivar (Sr)180180
27Parker Miller (Jr)3636
33Jordan Irwin (So)66
Montezuma-Cortez

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals25175235326
1Zander Cruzan (Sr)180180
2Jake Blackmer (Sr)25132283
6Tay Wheat (So)3434
7Caden Cote (Sr)2424
12Shyoki Knapp (So)2121
20D. Hilliard (Sr)91019
Rifle

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals8026386343
4Omar Silva (Jr)3535
6Austin Bowlan (Sr)77
7Joel Valencia (Jr)2020
10Logan Gross (Jr)8048128
17Sterling Cook (Jr)1717
22N. Saldivar (Sr)180180
27Parker Miller (Jr)3636
33Jordan Irwin (So)66
Montezuma-Cortez

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals391958
1Zander Cruzan (Sr)11
3Colby Mcmillian (So)213
5Ryder Higgins (Sr)527
6Tay Wheat (So)33
7Caden Cote (Sr)224
12Shyoki Knapp (So)213
14Mason Anderson (Jr)112
20D. Hilliard (Sr)426
40Dean York (Jr)437
58Aden Beaman (So)11
62Marcus Harris (Jr)22
63Miles Frost (Jr)7411
64Braiden Seymour (So)22
68Alec Manuel jr (Sr)314
88Cash Clark (Jr)112
Rifle

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals164864
5Preston Byrd (Sr)268
6Austin Bowlan (Sr)437
8Xane Kusserow (Sr)66
9Jesus Martinez (Jr)459
12Javier Diaz (Sr)112
17Sterling Cook (Jr)11
21Isaac Valencia (So)22
27Parker Miller (Jr)4610
33Jordan Irwin (So)11
55Javani Gonzalez (Sr)44
58Efren Bustillos (Jr)55
59Troy Mataia (Jr)44
76Kade Street (Sr)134
77Gabe Macgregor (Jr)11
Montezuma-Cortez

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals3.011
6Tay Wheat (So)1.02
12Shyoki Knapp (So)1.06
63Miles Frost (Jr)1.03
Rifle

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals2.012
5Preston Byrd (Sr)1
8Xane Kusserow (Sr)1
21Isaac Valencia (So)1
54E. Davison (Jr)1
55Javani Gonzalez (Sr)3
58Efren Bustillos (Jr)1
76Kade Street (Sr)2.02
77Gabe Macgregor (Jr)2

Interceptions

Montezuma-Cortez has not entered any interceptions stats.
Rifle

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals21
5Preston Byrd (Sr)1
6Austin Bowlan (Sr)1
17Sterling Cook (Jr)1
Montezuma-Cortez

Fumbles and Blocks

#Athlete NameFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals31
1Zander Cruzan (Sr)1
7Caden Cote (Sr)1
62Marcus Harris (Jr)1
63Miles Frost (Jr)1
Rifle

Fumbles and Blocks

#Athlete NameFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals11
5Preston Byrd (Sr)1
59Troy Mataia (Jr)1

Kickoffs

Montezuma-Cortez has not entered any kickoffs stats.
Rifle

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsAvgLngTB
Team Totals63
12Javier Diaz (Sr)63
Montezuma-Cortez

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals35518.3300
13Gabriel Crowley (Sr)35518.3300
Rifle

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals39230.737
12Javier Diaz (Sr)39230.737
Montezuma-Cortez

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals33411.334
6Tay Wheat (So)22914.529
14Mason Anderson (Jr)155.05

Kickoff Returns

Rifle has not entered any kickoff returns stats.
Montezuma-Cortez

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals25326.533087
6Tay Wheat (So)25326.533082
14Mason Anderson (Jr)5

Punt Returns

Rifle has not entered any punt returns stats.
Montezuma-Cortez

Points

#Athlete NameTDTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals424226
1Zander Cruzan (Sr)1606
6Tay Wheat (So)1606
7Caden Cote (Sr)1606
12Shyoki Knapp (So)0022
20D. Hilliard (Sr)1606
Rifle

Points

#Athlete NameTDTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals530333
7Joel Valencia (Jr)166
10Logan Gross (Jr)166
12Javier Diaz (Sr)33
17Sterling Cook (Jr)166
22N. Saldivar (Sr)21212

PATs and Field Goals

Montezuma-Cortez has not entered any pats and field goals stats.
Rifle

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals35.63
12Javier Diaz (Sr)35.63
Montezuma-Cortez

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTD Tot
Team Totals22004
1Zander Cruzan (Sr)11
6Tay Wheat (So)1001
7Caden Cote (Sr)11
20D. Hilliard (Sr)101
Rifle

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD FRTD IRTD PRTD KORTD Tot
Team Totals325
7Joel Valencia (Jr)11
10Logan Gross (Jr)11
17Sterling Cook (Jr)11
22N. Saldivar (Sr)22
Montezuma-Cortez

Conversions

#Athlete NameCRushCRecConv Tot
Team Totals011
12Shyoki Knapp (So)11

Conversions

Rifle has not entered any conversions stats.
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Recap Video

Game Story

Colorado High School Football - Rifle gets by Montezuma-Cortez

September 2, 2022: Rifle, CO 81650

The crowd at Friday's non-league contest between the Rifle Bears (Rifle, CO) and the visiting Montezuma-Cortez Panthers (Cortez, CO), observed Rifle's football squad edge Montezuma-Cortez by a count of 33-26.

The Bears now own a 1-0 record. They play next when they host Glenwood Springs for a non-league contest on Friday, September 9. Rifle will play a Demons squad coming off a 41-27 non-league win over Conifer (Conifer, CO). The Demons record now stands at 1-1.

Coming up next, the Panthers play the Kirtland Central Broncos (Kirtland, NM) in a non-league contest, on Friday, September 9. Montezuma-Cortez will attempt to upgrade on its 1-1 season record. The Broncos go into the contest with a 1-1 record after their 36-6 non-league win over Thoreau (Thoreau, NM).

Louis HortonPanthers Reporter
Brenda ShusterBears Reporter
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  1. Check In

    0 - 0 The scorer has checked in. MCHS 0, Rifle 0
    Posted @ 5:18p
  2. Game Attendance

    Attendance Hundreds
    Posted @ 5:18p
  3. Field Conditions

    Field Conditions Dry
    Posted @ 5:18p
  4. Weather Conditions

    Weather Conditions Hot
    Posted @ 5:18p
  5. Commentary

    Game was played on Thursday 9/1/22 Bears Win
    Posted @ 5:19p
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    Start of Game

    Montezuma-Cortez1st Quarter
    Montezuma-Cortez kicking off to Rifle.
    Posted @ 5:20p
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    End of 1st Quarter

    2nd Quarter
    MCHS 0, Rifle 0
    Posted @ 5:20p
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    Halftime

    Halftime
    MCHS 0, Rifle 0
    We noticed it's halftime, please enjoy this video while you wait for the action to resume.
    Posted @ 5:20p
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    Start of 3rd Quarter

    Rifle3rd Quarter
    Rifle to kick off to Montezuma-Cortez.
    Posted @ 5:20p
  10. 0 - 0

    End of 3rd Quarter

    4th Quarter
    MCHS 0, Rifle 0
    Posted @ 5:20p
  11. 0 - 0

    End of Regulation

    Overtime
    MCHS 0, Rifle 0
    Posted @ 5:20p
  12. 26 - 33

    End of Game

    Final
    MCHS 26, Rifle 33
    Posted @ 5:23p

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Rankings & Records

Montezuma-Cortez (22-23)

COClass
727
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
8-42-24-14-20-1.667.500294224

Rifle (22-23)

COClass
8210
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
6-53-22-23-31-0.545.600266190

Team Scoring Averages

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Montezuma-Cortez
2.83.35.85.324.5
Rifle
6.92.62.56.824.2

Montezuma-Cortez Videos

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Head-to-Head

  • Rifle won on 9/2/2022
    9/2 @ 7pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Montezuma-Cortez----26
    Rifle----33

    The Montezuma-Cortez (Cortez, CO) varsity football team lost Friday's away non-conference game against Rifle (CO) by a score of 33-26.

  • Montezuma-Cortez won this month
    11/12 @ 1pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Rifle00000
    Montezuma-Cortez----14

    The Rifle (CO) varsity football team lost Saturday's away playoff game against Montezuma-Cortez (Cortez, CO) by a score of 14-0.

Team Stat Comparison

Montezuma-CortezRifle
123.4Rushing Yards Per Game193.5
112.6Passing Yards Per Game75.1
236.0Total Yards Per Game268.5
38.2Tackles Per Game58.8
2.8Sacks Per Game0.9
17.8Points Per Game20.1

Team Leaders

Montezuma-CortezRifleNational Avg.
#6 Tay Wheat104.6Rushing Yards Per Game#10 Logan Gross81.921.1
#2 Jake Blackmer193.0Passing Yards Per Game#10 Logan Gross72.352.2
#2 Jake Blackmer217.6Total Yards Per Game#10 Logan Gross154.237.2
#5 Ryder Higgins7.5Tackles Per Game#27 Parker Miller7.82.8
#7 Caden Cote1.3Sacks Per Game#76 Kade Street0.30.2
#6 Tay Wheat5.5Points Per Game#10 Logan Gross6.02.2

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Montezuma-Cortez0-1Rifle0-1
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
10/28/22Montezuma-CortezDelta(L) 42-09/16/22RifleDelta(L) 21-0

Record Breakdown

Montezuma-Cortez (22-23)

Rifle (22-23)

8-4
Overall
6-5
2-2
League
3-2
4-1
Non-League
2-2
1-1
Head to Head
1-1
0-1
Common Opponent
0-1
4-1
Home
2-2
4-2
Away
3-3
0-1
Neutral
1-0
2-1
Playoff
1-1
6-4
In-State
6-5
2-0
Out-of-State
0-0