Kingsland football ends in Faribault; Rindels and Oeltjen lead offense
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 5:57 AM
The 2012 football season for the Kingsland Knights ended in Faribault last Tuesday night against the No. 2 seeded Faribault Bethlehem Academy Cardinals, 46-6.
Tyler Mack protects Kingsland quarterback Jacob Rindels.
The lone touchdown for Kingsland came in the fourth quarter on a touchdown pass from sophomore quarterback Jacob Rindels to senior wide receiver, De Angelo Funches.
Rindels finished the game with 13 pass completions, 26 attempts, 121 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Funches has two receptions (1 TD) for 23 yards, including the one for the TD. Marshall Oeltjen had 49 yards on five receptions, JJ Fenske had three catches for 25 yards and Marcus Plaehn caught three for 24 yards.
Oeltjen led the team in rushing, carrying the ball 16 times for 56 yards. Rindels had 25 net yards in six carries and Chase Ganser carried the "pumpkin" three times for six yards.
Kingsland had 208 yards of offense and gave up 369 yards to BA (272 rushing yards, 97 passing yards).
Performing the "special teams" tasks were DJ Smith (punting, 6/28.7), Marshall Oeltjen (KO returns, 5/10.6) and DeAngelo Funches (punt return, 3/4.0; KO returns, 3/9.3).
Defense leaders were Marshall Oeltjen (sack/loss, fumble recovery), Justin Kraling (sack/loss, fumble recovery) and DeAngelo Funches (interception).
The Knights ended their season with a 1-8 record; 0-5 in the TRC, 1-7 in the regular season.
Faribault BA is playing Blooming Prairie for the Section 1A championship.
Scoring by quarters
Kingsland 0-0-0-6 = 6
Bethlehem Academy 14-13-19-0 = 46