Grant Goeden capped a 219-yard rushing effort with two fourth-quarter touchdowns as A-D-M rallied to beat Glenwood 48-38 on Sept. 13.
“This was a big win for us,” coach Mike Whisner said. “We played for 48 minutes and finished the game.”
The senior running back averaged 12.9 yards per carry and ran for three touchdowns, the first a 79-yarder at the end of the first quarter. He caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from Kolby Whisner in the second, and had six receptions for 68 yards.
“Grant Goeden had his best game ever,” Mike Whisner said. “We knew he had the potential to be a dominant running back and he finally showed it.”
With the Tigers trailing 38-33 in the final frame, Goeden ran for touchdowns of 14 and 3 yards.
Kolby Whisner was 17-of-23 passing for 257 yards and four touchdowns, two of which went to Tate Jensen, who finished with a team-high seven catches for 91 yards. Joe Sloss caught a 75-yard touchdown pass.
Jensen and Zach Ostendorf each finished with 10 tackles and each recovered fumbles. Darold Baker added eight tackles and Isaac Norton had seven, including two sacks. Save for an 80-yard touchdown run on Glenwood’s first play from scrimmage, the Tigers were effective in slowing the running game.
“Glenwood has a solid group of skill players, and to slow them down took a lot of discipline from our defense,” Mike Whisner said.
A-D-M hosts undefeated Creston/Orient-Macksburg on Friday. The Panthers beat Atlantic 28-14 last week. The Tigers forced four turnovers in a 34-19 victory last season.
“Turnovers did help our team in an upset win,” Mike Whisner said. “Creston is another team that has solid skill players and they are very aggressive up front on both sides of the ball.
“We need to take our game to another level this week.”