The Greene County Rams won a non-district football game in Story City on Sept. 28 vs. Roland-Story by a 20-6 final. The Rams improved to 2-4 on the season and R-S fell to 1-5 as the Rams broke a road losing streak of six games dating back to last season. A 20-point second quarter carried the Rams to the win and they held a 20-0 halftime lead. Greene County had over 200 yards of offense in the second quarter along and finished with a season best 346 yards.
All three GC scores came after turnovers by the Norsemen. R-S lost a fumble at the Rams’ eight yard line early in the second quarter that was recovered by senior Dylan Schilling. GC then went nine plays and 92 yards on a drive capped by senior quarterback Tory Beger’s three-yard sneak up the middle Beger scored on a one-yard sneak moments later following a pass interception by senior Mitchell Madson to set up a 35-yard drive. The last score for the Rams was set up by an interception by junior Chance Paup, the first of his two picks on the night. Beger threw to Schilling for a TD on fourth and goal from the Norsemen seven.
R-S scored in the second quarter on a run of one yard by sophomore Isiah Soderstrom, but the extra point was blocked.
The Rams played four of the first six games on the road, but return home to host Clarinda in Class 2A District 8 action on Oct. 5. Game time is 7 p.m. with coverage beginning at 6 p.m. on KG98.The Cardinals are 1-5 on the season and are coming off a 35-14 loss to Red Oak on Sept. 28.