Soccer Preview 2022: RCW Jaguars are revved up for the season – West Central Tribune

August 31, 2022

DANUBE — It’s not a mistake to say there may be some well-placed enthusiasm concerning the 2022 season for Renville County West.

The Jaguars return practically the complete beginning 9 intact and are aiming for his or her third part championship in 4 years. It’d be 4 in 4 years besides the 2020 group noticed its season finish with a 6-0 document when the playoffs have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

They have been 11-1 in 2019, 6-0 in ‘20 and 8-4 final yr.

The very best information? Eight of 9 starters return on offense. On protection, its 9 out of 9.

“We’re really sitting fairly good,” stated head coach Ryan Hebrink, who has 11 seniors, 10 juniors, 9 sophomores and 5 freshmen on his varsity group. “We be ok with the place we’re at.”

The place they’re at is probably going one of many high nine-man groups within the state.

One of many solely gamers of word gone is Tyler Amsden.

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On offense, quarterback AJ Gasca, operating backs Jasen Jansen and Jack Wertish, broad receivers Isaac Haen and Adam Schrupp, guards Noah Gullickson and Carter Rice and heart Carter Rice are all again.

“The massive factor for us is we will’t be glad with what we’ve accomplished,” Hebrink stated. “The group has had some success. We’ve made the quarterfinals. What does it take to get previous that and play in US Financial institution Stadium?”

Defensively, Rice (Sr., DE) and Gullickson (Sr., DT) are again on the road. Jansen (Jr., LB), Hunter Ridler (Sr., LB) and Luki Hale (Sr., LB) additionally return as does the secondary of Haen (Sr., DB), Wertish (Jr., DB), Gasca (Sr., DB) and Schrupp (Sr.).

Haen, Gullickson, Gasca, Ridler and Jansen are captains.

Gullickson and Rice earned all-district honors. Gasca and Haen have been all-district honorable-mentions.

Gasca accomplished 35 of 81 passes for 370 yards with two touchdowns and 4 interceptions.

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Jansen rushed for 984 yards and 13 touchdowns on 197 carries, a 5.0 common. Wertish rushed 62 instances for 490 yards and 6 TDs, a 7.9 common. Gasca had 452 yards and 6 touchdowns speeding on 71 carries, a 6.4 common.

Haen caught 16 passes for 273 yards and two TDs.

Jansen led the protection with 90 complete tackles, together with 43 solo. He additionally had 4 tackles for loss, two compelled fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two defensive touchdowns. Wertish (71 tackles), Rice (66 tackles and 10 tackles for loss), Ridler (61 tackless), Haen (57 tackles), Gullickson (51 tackles) and Hale (42 tackles) all had huge defensive seasons.

“Whereas I nonetheless really feel we’re a group with some robust confidence, I in no way assume we have now all of it collectively and are the place we should be,” Hebrink stated. “The query is, how fast can we get on monitor right here?”

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Aug. 26 at Kingsland, 7 p.m.

Sept. 2 vs. W-WG, 7 p.m.

Sept. 9 at Mountain Lake, 7 p.m.

Sept. 16 vs. RRC, 7 p.m.

Sept. 30 vs. H-BC, 7 p.m.

Oct. 7 at Cedar Mountain, 7 p.m.

Oct. 13 vs. Nicollet, 7 p.m.

Oct. 19 at SESM, 7 p.m.

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RCW junior Carter Rice (65) tries to swat down a move from Mountain Lake’s Marcos Deleon-Lopez throughout a 9-Man South West recreation on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 at Danube. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune