The West Catholic Falcons have seen some historic performances early in this season by running back Tim Kloska. Two weeks after recording a school record 331 rushing yards against Forest Hills Eastern, Kloska set a new single-game mark by rushing for 345 on Friday night against Allendale. This ground game helped lift West Catholic to a 51-14 victory.
Kloska got the scoring started with a 2-yard touchdown run. Noah Arsulowicz added a two-point conversion, and West Catholic held an early eight-point edge. Andrew Mcalary powered across the goal line for West Catholic’s next score, before Kloska capped off the first quarter with a 37-yard sprint to the end zone. This gave the Falcons a 23-0 lead after just twelve minutes.
Allendale got on the board first in the second quarter, as Cole DiPiazza scored from three yards out. West Catholic would respond with two lengthy touchdown runs from Kloska. He scored on carries of 75 and 76 yards to give the team a 37-6 lead at the half.
In the second half, Josh Gunneson got Allendale into the scoring column. His 46-yard touchdown, paired with a Matty Vinson two-point conversion, brought Allendale within three touchdowns. That was as close as they’d get, as Kloska would chip in two more rushing scores. His 1-yard and 21-yard touchdowns brought his final stat line to 14 carries for 345 yards and 6 touchdowns, and the final score to 51-14.
West Catholic had 488 yards of offense, with Kloska accounting for 3/4 of that mark. Noah Aruslowicz passed for 103 yards as well, completing 5/11 passes. Allendale was held to 153 yards of offense, and Cole DiPiazza had 104 yards rushing on 27 carries.
Next week, West Catholic (3-0) will take on Hamilton. Allendale (2-1) will be back in action against rival Unity Christian next Friday.