The Siren Dragons picked up their first victory on the road against the Frederic Vikings. The Dragons struggled to get going in the first half but were able to leave with a decisive victory 40-22.
“It was nice to play a good second half and pull out a win,” Dragon head coach Ryan Karsten said. “Frederic won the first half and we had to make some adjustments to the game plan to be and the kids responded very well. It was a good competitive game Friday night.”
Siren quarterback Nick Webster had another outstanding performance with 172 passing yards and three touchdowns.
The Dragons combined for over 250 rushing yards in their victory against the Frederic Vikings. Luke Pettis ran for 100 yards and a touchdown and Webster scrambled for 155 and two rushing touchdowns.
On defense the team was led by Taedon Nichols with 15 tackles and Luke Pettis with 13 tackles. Nick Webster as a defensive back was able to rack up 12 tackles, three pass deflections and and interception.
Karsten added there we a number of freshman who stepped up for the moment Friday night.
“Lucas D'Jock, Levi Hayman and Ethan Ruud all played huge roles for us Friday night,” Karsten stated. “It was a great learning experience for them and they took full advantage of their opportunity.”
This week the Dragons take on Shell Lake on family and senior night.
“Shell lake is a very good football team. They are having a great season and it will be a challenge for us this week,” Karsten said. “They are well coached and have some really good football players. It is going to be a challenge for us and we are going to play better than we have over the first two weeks to be able to be competitive with them.”