Heritage Hills too much for visiting Chargers


LINCOLN CITY — On paper, Heritage Hills had the more superior team in its matchup with Pocket Athletic Conference Pike Central.

They proved to be more superior once the ball was kicked as well.

The Class 3A No. 3 ranked Patriots scored 62 points in the first 24 minutes of play en route to a 69-6 thrashing of the Chargers.

Even more impressive, Heritage Hills sit out starting dual-threat quarterback Cole Sigler as he is nursing a banged up shoulder.


Luke Rickelman was not needed much, but filled in for Sigler and completed both of his passes in the game for 17 yards.

One of the completions went for a 12-yard touchdown to Kaden Felpausch which gave the Patriots a 42-0 lead in the second frame.

Rickelman capped the second-quarter scoring spree with a 6-yard rush.

For the game, the Patriots chewed up 393 yards on the ground.

Seven different Patriot ball carriers rushed for 35 yards or more, led by Jacob Wetzel’s 104 yards.

Wetzel needed just four carries with two of them ending up in the end zone — 58 and 33-yard runs.

Pike Central was limited to 158 yards from scrimmage, including just three yards on the ground.

Heritage Hills (3-0, 2-0) plays host to Jasper next Friday.

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