The fourth-ranked Remsen St. Mary’s football team saw their season come to an end at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls on Wednesday afternoon dropping the contest to Easton Valley 42-36.
The game was close most of the way except for the late minutes of the second quarter. It looked like Easton Valley would begin to pull away in the second quarter by leading Remsen St. Mary’s 21-8 with 3:07 left in the half. Remsen St. Mary’s Head Coach Tim Osterman saw his team play with resiliency the entire game especially late in the second quarter.
Remsen St. Mary’s offensive success throughout the season came on the ground with the Hawks averaging 236.4 yards per game on the ground before today. The Hawks only ran the ball for 58 yards on 30 carries against Easton Valley. Coach Osterman says that Easton Valley played the right hand of cards against the Hawks run game.
The storyline of this Remsen St. Mary’s playoff run has been injuries. The Hawks suffered a number of injuries before today’s game on their line and added a couple more throughout the matchup against Easton Valley. Despite the injury bug, Coach Osterman was proud of his team’s drive to never give up and play to the final whistle.
For most communities, ending the season at the UNI-Dome is a privilege felt on the rarest occasions. Remsen St. Mary’s has ended their football season at the UNI-Dome for the fourth time in the last five seasons proving that these kind of trips have become customary for the team and community in Remsen.
The Hawks end their year at 11-1 and their winning streak dating back to 2019 ends at 23 games. Easton Valley improves to 12-0 and will play CAM of Anita in the state title game next Thursday at 9:30 AM.