Kee football team remains undefeated on the year with 67-0 domination of Waterloo Christian in nearly perfect home opener

Six-for-seven and five TDs total ... Kee football junior quarterback Dalton Mudderman unleashes a pass in the Hawks’ 67-0 home victory over Waterloo Christian Thursday, September 7. Mudderman completed six of his seven passes in the contest for 181 yards and two touchdowns while also carrying the ball seven times for 58 yards and three more touchdowns and also recording one interception and wrapping up one tackle for loss of yardage in three solo stops. Photo by Danielle Potter. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Kee football team continued its early-season roll for 2023, remaining undefeated with a third consecutive win to start its fall campaign and doing so in convincing fashion with a 67-0 home win over Waterloo Christian in a rare Thursday night contest September 7. Even though Waterloo Christian is in its first-ever season of high school football, the Regents do have some players who have played in shared programs with other schools, and Kee football coach Chad Winters did not want his team overlooking its yet winless District 3 opponent after coming off a hard-fought victory less than a week earlier.

“The boys responded how I hoped they would, coming off of a big victory last Friday night,” Coach Winters said. “We wanted to play good football on both sides of the ball and jump out to an early lead. We were able to do that and more. We were extremely efficient on offense again. Defensively, we put in some new wrinkles this week to counter their aerial attack. ”

That response Coach Winters was hoping for saw his Hawks rack up 437 yards of total offense and, for the second consecutive game, score on all but two of their possessions in the contest, including their first seven of the ballgame in bolting to a 53-0 halftime advantage. More than half of that yardage total, 256 yards, and seven of Kee’s nine touchdowns on the night came on 32 rushing attempts, where four different Hawks found the end zone. A very efficient passing game with just one incompletion in seven tries added another 181 yards and two more tallies.

The Hawks are now scheduled to travel to Gilbertville this Friday, September 15 to take on a Don Bosco squad with a strong football and overall athletic tradition. The Dons opened their season with a 34-21 non-district loss at another recent traditional football power, Gladbrook-Reinbeck, but have since rattled off consecutive victories in District 3 play of 70-6 at Central Elkader and 42-6 at home over Riceville this past Thursday, September 7.

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