BALDWIN CITY – The No. 12-ranked Raven Football team was able to force No. 4 Baker University to average possesion start at their own 34 yard line on Saturday while also picking up two turnovers but in the end, the Wildcats proved to be too much for Benedictine (3-2) as they earned a 60-7 win.
Baker (5-0) led 9-0 over Benedictine before the Ravens were able to scratch across their lone touchdown of the game on Saturday.
Jacob Koester found Tyler Henness out of the backfield late in the first quarter on a 19-yard pass. The drive went a total of 45 yards off eight plays and was set up by an interception by Daishon Johnson.
That touchdown proved to be all the scoring the Ravens could get on Saturday as the Wildcats picked off four passes and recovered two fumbles.
Henness finished with 19 yards rushing while added 43 yards receiving. Koester finished with 231 yards off 21 completions. Christian Haack was the Ravens leading receiver with 101 yards off eight catches.
Defensively, Shane Baumann led the way with nine tackles to go along with a forced fumble and fumble recovery. Matt Murillo was right behind with eight tackles whie Kenny Hershberger added seven. The Ravens finished with four tackles for a total loss of six yards.
Benedictine returns home on Saturday to host a 1 p.m. game with Central Methodist University back on O'Malley Field as part of Benedictine's annual Family Weekend.