Canby 35, MCC 14
Canby's Wyatt Kraus rushed for 263 yards on 31 carries in a Little Sioux matchup against Murray County Central Friday night in Canby, breaking the school record for career rushing yards as he recorded four touchdowns and helped the Lancers to a 35-14 win.
By halftime, Kraus had already broken the old record, which was 3,258 yards.
Canby tallied 322 rushing yards compared to the Rebels' 240. The Lancers also forced three MCC fumbles, while losing one of their own.
MCC jumped out to an early 14-0 lead on a 38-yard touchdown run from Jack Thony and a one-yard run from Mitch Reinsma. But the Lancers stepped up their defensive presence and the Rebels were shut out the remainder of the way.
Austin Campbell recorded 15 tackles for Canby, while Tate Citrowske added 12.
The Lancers (3-0 overall, 3-0 Little Sioux) will be back in action on the road against MACCRAY Friday. MCC (1-2) will play host to Adrian the same night.
MCC-Jack Thony 38 run
MCC-Mitch Reinsma 1 run
C-Wyatt Kraus 17 run
C-Michael Sisk 9 run
C-Kraus 1 run
Kraus 2 run
Kraus 1 run
Rushing: MCC-Thony 9-74, Grant Bose 4-63; C-Kraus 31-263.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): C-Michael Sisk 3-11-18-X.
Receiving: C-Michael Slaba 2-7, Kraus 1-11.
Tackles: C-Austin Campbell 15, Tate Citrowske 12.
RRC 21, Wabasso 20
After a Red Rock Central touchdown with four seconds remaining put the Falcons within a point of the Wabasso Rabbits, the ball was put into RRC running back Mitchell Schroepfer's hands. Schroepfer powered his way into the endzone to give the Falcons a 21-20 lead and the Southern Minnesota Conference win.
Schroepfer finished the contest with 125 yards rushing on 27 carries, recording two touchdown runs. Brady Bierl found Jeff DeCock from 18 yards out to set up the winning play.
Blake Altermatt also had a solid night for the Rabbits, recording 125 yards on 31 carries. After Tanner Rohlik's three-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, Altermatt pushed his way into the endzone for a touchdown and two-point conversion to give Wabasso a 20-13 edge with 1 minute, 10 seconds remaining in the contest.
In addition to contributing a nine-yard touchdown run for the Rabbits, Tanner Bock also tallied 10 tackles and a sack. Matt Zeug added a team-high 12 tackles.
Wabasso (1-2 overall, 1-1 SMC) will play host to Springfield on Friday, while RRC (1-2) is on the road against Cedar Mountain/Comfrey Friday.
RRC-Mitchell Schroepfer 5 run (Schroepfer kick)
RRC-Schroepfer 4 run (kick blocked)
W-Tanner Bock 9 run (pass failed)
W-Tanner Rohlik 3 run (pass failed)
W-Altermatt 14 run (Altermatt run)
RRC-Jeff Decock 18 pass from Brady Bierl (Schroepfer run)
Rushing: W-Altermatt 31-125, Tanner Rohlik 14-68; TJ Fulton 6-30,Tanner Bock 5-12; RRC-Shropther 27-125.
Passing: W-Neil Eichten 5-10-73-3; RRC-Bierl 7-21-71-0.
Receiving: W-Altermatt 3-63, Rohlik 2-10; RRC-Jesse Rogotzke 3-38, Decock 2-19.
Fumbles: W-Matt Zeug 12, Bock 10, Dalton Taylor 9, Caleb Salfer 8.
Fumble Recoveries: Salfer 1.
Dawson-Boyd 41, MACCRAY 6
Dawson-Boyd took a 27-0 halftime lead en route to a 41-6 Little Sioux Conference victory on the road against MACCRAY Friday.
Justin Lee scampered into the endzone four times for the Blackjacks (3-0 overall, 3-0 Little Sioux), racking up 105 yards on 20 carries, while Michael Lee contributed two touchdowns on passes from Joey Lee, who finished the contest 9-for-14 passing for 179 yards.
The Wolverines (0-3, 0-3) were able to get on the scoreboard in the third quarter when Dylan Abraham found Taylor Thissen from 49 yards out. Thissen finished the night with five catches for 66 yards, while Abraham was 9-for-16 passing for 82 yards.
D-B will play host to Minneota/Lincoln HI Friday, while MACCRAY is at home against Canby.
DB-Michael Lee 20 pass from Joey Lee (kick blocked)
DB-Justin Lee 16 run (Easton Popma kick)
DB-Justin Lee 3 run (kick blocked)
DB-Justin Lee 2 run (Nathaniel Huot pass to Michael Anyasike)
DB-Michael Lee 42 pass from Joey Lee (Popma kick)
M-Taylor Thissen 49 pass from Dylan Abraham (pass incomplete)
DB-Justin Lee 2 run (Popma kick)
DB INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing: DB-Justin Lee 20-105, Garth Ochsendorf 8-67, Anyasike 4-29, Huot 1-1; M-Abraham 15-52, Nick Zimmer 19-59, Aaron Jaenisch 1-1, Nate Zurn 2-4, Bailey Boike 1-6.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): DB-Joey Lee 9-14-179-0; M-Abraham 9-16-82-2.
Receiving: DB-Huot 4-84, Justin Lee 1-15, Michael Lee 4-80; M-Thissen 5-66, Jaenisch 3-17.
LQPV 35, YME 6
Lac qui Parle Valley forced five fumbles en route to overpowering Yellow Medicine East 35-6 in West Central Conference football action Friday in Granite Falls.
Dylan Erickson connected with Josh Witte from 16 yards out to jumpstart the Eagles offense, following up with a second-quarter touchdown pass to Colby Siegert from 25 yards out. Erickson finished the contest 5-for-13 passing for 97 yards in addition to contributing five extra-point kicks and one touchdown run.
As a team, LQPV rushed for 235 yards on 46 carries, while the Sting tallied 86 yards on 34 carries. YME recorded 10 first-down plays compared to 15 for the Eagles.
YME (0-3 overall, 0-3 WCC) will play host to Montevideo Friday for its homecoming game.
LQPV-Josh Witte 16 pass from Dylan Erickson (Erickson kick)
LQPV-Colby Siegert 25 pass from Erickson (Erickson kick)
YME-Aaron Lalim 1 run (conversion failed)
LQPV-Erickson 2 run (Erickson kick)
LQPV-Lucas Mortenson 10 run (Erickson kick)
LQPV-Austin Haas 1 run (Erickson kick)
First Downs: YME 10; LQPV 15.
Penalties: YME 3-120; LQPV 8-75.
Rushing: YME 34-86; LQPV 46-235.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): YME 4-17-42-1; LQPV 5-13-97-0.
Fumbles: YME 5 (lost 5); LQPV 1 (lost 1).
Punting Average: YME 3-29; LQPV 1-31.
Nicollet 28, WWG 12
Westbrook-Walnut Grove dropped its first game of the season, with a 28-12 defeat against Nicollet in Westbrook Friday night.
Dana Madson's three-yard touchdown run put the Chargers (2-1 overall) within striking distance in the third quarter, but WWG wasn't able to respond after Nicollet followed up with two scores of their own.
Charger quarterback John Elzenga finished the contest 7-for-23 passing for 112 yards, throwing three interceptions. Aaron Hass had three catches for 70 yards. Madson tallied 71 yards on 17 carries and also contributed a team-high 16 tackles on the defensive side. Tyler Schoborg added 12 tackles and two sacks.
WWG is on the road against defending state 9-man champions Edgerton/Ellsworth Friday.
WWG Scoring Summary
WWG-John Elzenga 3 run (pass failed)
WWG-Dana Madson 3 run (run failed)
WWG INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing: Madson 17-71, Andrew Merrick 10-36.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): Elzenga 7-23-112-3
Receiving: Aaron Hass 3-70, Shane Buchman 2-13, Merrick 1-19.
Tackles: Madson 16 tackles, Tyler Schoborg 12 Buchman 8.
Interceptions: Madson 1.
Sacks: Schoborg 2.
Fumble Recoveries: Buchman 1.
Minneota/Lincoln HI 41, RTR 0
The Minneota/Lincoln HI football team rebounded from last week's loss to Adrian by rolling past Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 41-0 Friday in Tyler in a Little Sioux Conference contest.
Nathan Pavek started the scoring for the Vikings in the first quarter with a four-yard touchdown run. Jordan Beck added a two-yard touchdown run with 9:45 left in the second quarter, and Isaac Josephson added a 27-yard touchdown run just three minutes later as the Vikings went into halftime up 20-0.
The Knights (0-3 overall, 0-2 Little Sioux) had three interceptions in the losing effort, with Ty Thooft, Dylan Kor and Brett Vercruysse each coming up with a pick. Shay Wabeke also had a blocked kick for RTR in the loss.
The Vikings (2-1, 1-1) will try to carry their momentum into a showdown with No. 1 Dawson-Boyd next Friday in Dawson. The Blackjacks and Vikings have met in the Section 5A finals each of the past three years.
RTR's next game is Friday against Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in Tracy.
M/LHI7 13 7 14-41
RTR0 0 0 0-0
M/LHI-Nathan Pavek 4 run (kick good), 8:39
M/LHI-Jordan Beck 4 run (kick fail), 9:45
M/LHI-Isaac Josephson 27 run (kick good), 6:42
M/LHI-Touchdown pass (kick good), 2:03
M/LHI-Jeff Gladis 15 run (kick good), 6:43
M/LHI-Jacob Faux 33 run (kick good), 4:31
RTR INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing: RTR-Shay Wabeke 15-75, Brett Vercruysse 10-21, Kevin Andersen 1-8.
Passing (comp-att-yards-int): Wabeke 4-17-16-2.
Receiving: Newt Dunblazier 1-5, Shane Vogt 1-12.
Tackles: Wabeke 8, Andersen 7, Ty Thoft 9, Vercruysse 8, Justin Hively 7.
Interceptions: Thooft, Dylan Kor, Vercruysse.
Adrian 40, Lakeview 8
An explosive first quarter helped the Adrian Dragons to a 40-8 victory over Lakeview in a Little Sioux Conference contest Friday night in Cottonwood.
The Dragons scored 26 points in the opening quarter, with running back Jake Tiede running for three of them.
Jordan Dingmann added two more touchdown runs for the Dragons, who improve to 3-0 with the victory.
Lakeview's Ramzi Gregoire carried the ball 21 times for 110 yards to lead the Lakers' offense. Spencer Larsen led the defense with four tackles, including a sack.
Lakeview (0-3 overall) will host Redwood Valley next Friday for homecoming in Cottonwood, while Adrian will take on Murray County Central in Slayton.
Adrian26 0 14 0-40
Lakeview0 0 0 8-8
A-Jake Tiede 16 run (Tiede kick good), 1:37
A-Tiede 11 run (Tiede kick good), 7:55
A-Jordan Dingmann 4 run (kick fail), 3:44
A-Tiede 9 run (kick fail), 0:38
A-Dingmann 19 run (kick fail), 9:53
LV-Ramzi Gregiore 3 run (Jaden Hoffman pass from Seth Goepferich), 4:46
LAKEVIEW INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Rushing: Ramzi Gregoire 21-110, Steve Timm 2-25, Jordan Larsen 9-48.
Passing: Taylor Pickthorn 6-20-70-1, Seth Goepferich 3-8-22-0.
Receiving: Jackson Lovsness 1-9, Timm 1-10, Larsen 4-57.
Tackles: Damien Wallin 5, Spencer Larsen 4.
Sacks: S. Larsen.
FR: Jacob Neu.