Sep. 1—TRIPP, S.D. — A number of big plays in the first half was enough for Mount Vernon/Plankinton to hand Tripp-Delmont/Armour/Andes Central/Dakota Christian its first loss, as the Titans came away with a 30-0 victory and improved to 2-1 on the season on Friday night.
Zach Baker opened the game by housing a 20-yard touchdown rush. In the second quarter, Brady Fox rumbled over a TDAACDC defender and scored a 30-yard touchdown to give MVP a two-score lead. Moments later, Cain Tobin returned a Thunderhawks fumble to the endzone.
Fox notched his second rushing touchdown in the third quarter, and Isaiah Olson capped off the night with a 27-yard touchdown pass to Kruse Brennan.
TDAACDC (2-1) visits Wagner at 7 p.m. on Sept. 8, and MVP (2-1) travels to Scotland/Menno on Sept. 8.
CORSICA, S.D. — Corsica-Stickney blitzed visiting Oldham-Ramona-Rutland on Friday night for a nine-man football victory, winning 52-0. The game ended at halftime due to the 50-point rule.
Carter Wright scored three times, including on an 85-yard punt return touchdown. He also had two touchdown runs in the victory, as did Waylon Bolle, who rushed for 49 yards. Tate Tolsma also added a touchdown run.
C-S (2-1) will play at Centerville on Sept. 8, while ORR (0-2) will host De Smet on Sept. 8.
GREGORY, S.D. — Platte-Geddes broke open an 8-8 tie with four consecutive touchdowns to close the first half en route to a defeat of Class 9A No. 4 Gregory on its home field on Friday night.
Parker Bailey was among the standouts for the Black Panthers, scoring on touchdown runs of 23 and 46 yards, plus an 89-yard touchdown catch from Jye Bailey. Joey Foxley also had a big night, scoring on a five-yard touchdown run and an 89-yard interception return before halftime, which is when the Black Panthers led 36-8.
Gregory got a 54-yard touchdown run from Landon Keiser in the first quarter and a short touchdown late in the game from Lincoln Juracek.
Platte-Geddes (1-1) will welcome Kimball/White Lake to Platte on Sept. 8, while Gregory (0-2) will host Bennett County next week.
CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. — Chamberlain's home opener was promptly soiled by Dakota Valley, which scored three touchdowns on its first three possessions.
A rushing touchdown from Jackson Boonstra, a deep touchdown pass from Drew Lukken to Beau Jones and a third rushing touchdown gave the Panthers a 21-7 lead after the first quarter.
The Cubs manufactured a touchdown drive on its first possession, capped by a scamper by Cruz Soulek to even the score.
Dakota Valley (2-0) hosts Sioux Falls Christian on Sept. 8, while Chamberlain is home against Lakota Tech.
CLARK, S.D. — Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan answered an early Clark/Willow Lake touchdown with 32 points of its own to claim victory on the road on Friday night.
Down 7-0 after one quarter, Drake Gustafson had a pair of second-quarter touchdown runs to put the Seahawks in front 14-7 at halftime. Macklen Weber scored on touchdown runs from nine and five yards out in the third quarter and Kean Stevenson added a five-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to seal the victory for BEE, which was ranked No. 4 in Class 11B this week.
BEE (3-0) will host Parker on Sept. 8 in Bridgewater, while CWL (1-2) heads to Groton Area on Sept. 8.
KADOKA, S.D. — Lyman moved to 3-0 with a road victory in overtime on Friday night over Kadoka Area in nine-man action.
Brayden Oldenkamp scored on a 1-yard sneak on Lyman's overtime possession and also ran in the two-point play run for a 28-20 lead.
The Kougars scored on the first play of their overtime possession, a 10-yard pass from Garrett Hermann to Kole Hermann got Kadoka to within two points. Hermann tried to complete a pass for the two-point play to tie the game but his throw under duress from Lyman's Carter Erikson and Dawson Volmer came up short.
Lyman (3-0) will now travel to play at White River on Sept. 8, while Kadoka Area (0-3) will visit Wall.
WOLSEY, S.D. — Four consecutive touchdowns for Kolter Kramer helped Class 9AA No. 1 Parkston take down Class 9A No. 1 Wolsey-Wessington in convincing fashion on Friday night on the road.
Kramer opened the scoring by scooping up a Warbirds fumble and returning it 72 yards for a touchdown. He also had touchdown runs of 3, 84 and 22 yards to help the Trojans take a 28-0 lead in the first half and added a five-yard touchdown run later to run his total to five scores. Brayden Jervik also had a 1-yard touchdown plunge and Luke Bormann had a 75-yard touchdown run in the first half, as well.
Parkston (3-0) will host Hanson on Sept. 8. W-W (2-1) is off next week and will take on De Smet on Sept. 15.
KIMBALL, S.D. — Some craftiness from quarterback Taiden Hoyer, and a dominant defense performance earned No. 3 Howard a consecutive shutout victory on Friday night.
Hoyer accounted for the Tigers' first two touchdowns. In the first quarter, he scrambled out of traffic and found Jackson Remmers for a 17-yard touchdown pass, and in the second quarter, broke loose for a 52-yard touchdown run to make it 14-0.
A one-yard run from Karsyn Feldhaus put Howard ahead three scores, and a Tate Miller red zone interception sealed the 21-0 lead at the half. In the third quarter, a one-yard touchdown pass from Hoyer to Luke Koepsell capped off the scoring.
For KWL, Blake Leiferman had 15 tackles on defense and three catches for 19 yards on offense. Iden Myers led the team with 51 yards rushing to go with 10 tackles, and Lucas Lenz recorded three sacks.
Howard (2-1) hosts Colman-Egan on Sept. 8, and KWL (1-2) visits Platte-Geddes.
VIBORG, S.D. — After a slow start, Canistota erupted for 44 points over the final three quarters, pulling away from Viborg-Hurley for a win in nine-man action on Friday night.
For the Hawks, who entered as the No. 3-ranked squad in Class 9A, Tage Ortman had a hand in four touchdowns, scoring on rushes of 15 and 55 yards and finding Ty Doblar on scoring strikes of 25 and 14 yards. Ortman also had an interception on defense. In the second half, Levi Schroeder and Cayden Scott capped the effort with rushing touchdowns covering 3 and 21 yards, respectively.
Brady Schroedermeier found Nick Hanson for a 14-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter to open the scoring for V-H. Evan Campbell had a 14-yard touchdown run and Jake Austin connected with Lincoln Mansfield for a 26-yard touchdown for the game's final points.
Canistota (3-0) returns home to host Florence/Henry next week, while Viborg-Hurley (2-1) visits Bon Homme.
ELKTON, S.D. — Trailing by a point at halftime, Class 9AA No. 4 Elkton-Lake Benton used a 15-0 second half to down Bon Homme on Friday night.
The Elks did the bulk of their damage on the ground, led by Blake DeVries, who rushed for 94 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Riddick Westley added 83 yards and one touchdown, while quarterback Colt Beck had 74 yards and a score on the ground to go with 41 passing yards. DeVries also led the ELB defense with 12 tackles, as Teigan Krog had 10.5 tackles, including two for loss.
For the Cavaliers, Landon Schmidt went 3-of-8 for 49 yards and one touchdown, a 35-yard connection with Chapin Cooper. Schmidt added 118 yards and another score on the ground, as Jackson Caba contributed 53 rushing yards, Landon Bares had 39 and Evan Ulmer had 24.
ELB (3-0) hosts Deubrook Area next week, while Bon Homme (0-2) welcomes Viborg-Hurley.