OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea -- All season long, coach Billy Ratcliff said when his Seoul American offensive line started blocking, they’d be successful.

It finally came together for the Falcons on Friday, as Tyrend White ran wild, scoring five times and gaining 218 yards on 18 tries as Seoul American ruined Osan American’s homecoming, 46-20.

“The line did outstanding today. The line was the story of the game,” Ratcliff said. “Huge surge. They stayed low and blocked well. The guys know what they’re doing now.”

Josh DeCastro added 69 yards on five carries and Sidney Malau’ulu 54 yards and a touchdown on six attempts for a Falcons team that won despite missing five starters due to injury and ineligility and losing three fumbles and throwing an interception.

“We played with a lot of backups, but it’s OK; we won,” Ratcliff said. One of those backups, third-string quarterback John Kramer, was 4-for-6 for 30 yards for the Falcons (2-5 overall, 2-2 league)

In defeat, Osan (0-6, 0-4) may have found a rising star in Jacob Ives. The junior caught a 40-yard touchdown pass and ran 20 yards for another score. The Cougars also tried tackle Brian Morton at fullback; he ran 2 yards for Osan’s other score.

“It’s been a rough year,” said first-year Osan coach Aaron Mundy. “But the kids fought to the very end. They played football. Seoul American was the better team. We will get better. We will be a better team next season.”

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