First-round of high school playoffs 10/30/13: Gregory, Chamberlain, Menno/Marion get wins
GREGORY — No. 1 Gregory rolled up 297 yards rushing on 38 carries in the Gorillas’ 29-0 shutout victory over Stanley County Tuesday in the first round of the high school football playoffs.
Gregory’s Kurt Braun led offensively with 16 carries for 131 yards and a touchdown, while Jonah Beck recorded 13 carries for 73 yards and two touchdowns. Paul Taggart had nine carries for 63 yards in the win.
Braun completed 3 of 10 passes for 73 yards and one touchdown and Taggart led in receiving with two receptions for 63 yards. Brandon Warnke tallied a team-high 13 tackles.
Stanley County had 27 carries for 24 yards and threw had one completion for seven yards for 31 yards of total offense.
Dan Etzkorn had 14 carries for 32 yards, while Riley Thalen tallied a game-high 14 tackles and Tyson O’Daniel and Etzkorn each had 11.
Gregory (8-1) hosts a Menno/Marion in a second-round game Monday, while the Buffaloes end the season 3-5.
G: Mason Juracek 10 pass from Kurt Braun (Braun run)
G: Jonah Beck 28 run (conversion failed)
G: Braun 11 run (Gavin Thomas pass from Braun)
G: Beck 2 run (Robert Vomacka kick)
Chamberlain 12, Todd County 6
CHAMBERLAIN — The No. 2 Chamberlain football team had two first-half touchdowns en route to a 12-6 victory over No. 3 Todd County in a Class 11A first-round playoff game Tuesday in Chamberlain.
Chris Schwartz got things rolling for the Cubs early in the first quarter with a 40-yard touchdown run and Hunter Hallock followed pursuit in the second quarter with a 6-yard touchdown run of his own.
Todd County got its first and only points of the game in the fourth quarter on a 39-yard punt return by Ty Herman.
Schwartz led the Cubs with 28 carries for 140 yards, while Hallock recorded 16 carries for 53 yards. Defensively, Dylan Dominiack recorded a team-best 12.5 tackles and Schwartz followed with 5.5.
The Falcons were led by Joe Clairmont with three receptions for 53 yards and 18 carries for 28 yards.
Chamberlain (5-4) moves on to the second round Monday, while Todd County ends its season 3-6.
C: Chris Schwartz 40 run (conversion failed)
C: Hunter Hallock 6 run (conversion failed)
TC: Ty Herman 39 punt return (conversion failed)
Potter County 42, Corsica/Stickney 0
GETTYSBURG — Potter County’s Chayce Hall had all of the Battlers’ six touchdowns en route to beating Corsica/Stickney 42-0 in a Class 9A first-round playoff game Tuesday in Gettysburg.
Hall was 8-of-11 for 157 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 87 yards and three touchdowns on seven carries in the win. Ryan Sundberg, Mitch Hinckley and Luke Vogel each had touchdown receptions.
Corsica/Stickney was led by Brian Joachim, who completed 6 of 11 passes for 172 yards and rushed for 41 yards on 13 carries. Mason Van Vuuren had six carries for 58 yards and Austin Tilton hauled in three catches for 109 yards. Bailey Lagge also had three receptions for 63 yards and Cameron Kostal and Kade Rexwinkel led the team defensively.
The Jaguars end their season 4-5 and Potter County (8-1) plays in the second round Monday.
PC: Ryan Sundberg 6 pass from Chayce Hall (kick failed)
PC: Mitch Hinckley 19 pass from Hall (conversion failed)
PC: Hall 1 run (Hayden Simon run)
PC: Hall 2 run (conversion failed)
PC: Hall 52 run (Tanner Heuer pass from Hall)
PC: Luke Vogel 13 pass from Hall (Sundberg run)
Avon 46, Scotland 0
AVON — Devin Tolsma had six carries for 168 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 1 Avon past Scotland 46-0 in a Class 9B first-round high school playoff game Tuesday.
The Pirates also got top performances from Brandon Kocmich and Logan Mudder. Kocmich had nine carries for 99 yards and one score, while Mudder ran the ball 10 times for 76 yards for Avon, which had 354 yards of total offense.
Tolsma recorded a team-best 14 tackles in the win.
Scotland’s Tanner Iwan had five carries for 20 yards and Shaye Bloch had six carries for 18 yards.
Avon (9-0) hosts Dell Rapids St. Mary in a second-round game Monday, while Scotland ends its season 4-5.
A: Brandon Kocmich 39 run (Logan Mudder run)
A: Devin Tolsma 1 run (Mudder run)
A: Tolsma 37 run (Kocmich kick)
A: Kopp 2 run (conversion failed)
A: Tolsma 54 run (conversion good)
A: Tolsma 43 run (Tolsma run)
A: Safety by Tolsma
Howard 22, Hanson 16
HOWARD — Luke Loudenburg had 38 carries for 225 yards and three touchdowns as Howard beat Hanson 22-16 in a Class 9A first-round playoff game Tuesday.
Jordan Kuhle had 12 carries for 63 yards.
Kaleb Haas had a team-high 15 tackles and Bailey Neises had 13 and Nick Pardy added 12 in the win.
Hanson’s Jerrod Zens was 4 of 10 passing for 60 yards. Marshall Miller caught two passes for 46 yards. Jacob Paradeis ran the ball 17 times for 80 yards and one touchdown.
Howard, which fumbled five times, outgained Hanson in total yards 320-180. The Tigers had 311 rushing yards.
Howard (9-0) hosts New Underwood Monday, while Hanson ends the season 3-6.
Ha: Jacob Paradeis 12 run (Jerrod Zens run)
Ho: Luke Loudenburg 33 run (Jordan Kuhle run)
Ho: Loudenburg 4 run (conversion failed)
Ho: Loudenburg 2 run (Loudenburg run)
Ha: Mason Mayer 2 run (Zens run)
Winner 34, Bon Homme 8
WINNER — The Winner Warriors football team advanced to the quarterfinals of the 11B state playoffs after beating Bon Homme 34-8.
Trace Meyer led the Warriors to victory. He rushed for 172 yards and two touchdowns on runs of 46 and 63 yards respectively. Meyer also had eight tackles to lead the Warrior defense.
The Winner defense also forced Bon Homme into throwing three interceptions.
Nate Galbraith, Nick Hossle and Sam Naasz each recorded interceptions for the Warriors.
Bon Homme was led by quarterback Dakota Bodden. Bodden rushed for 56 yards on 21 carries and was 6-of-15 passing with 89 yards. Chase Kortan was the Cavaliers top receiver. He hauled in four passes for 41 yards and a touchdown.
Winner (9-0) plays Monday against Tri-Valley in Winner. Bon Homme ends its season 5-4.
W:Trace Meyer 46 run (Nathan Naasz run)
W: Nathan Galbraith 3 run (Tyrel Hailey run)
W: Kray Krolikowski 57 fumble return (convesrion failed)
W: Sam Naasz 29 run (failed)
W: Trace Meyer 63 run (failed)
BH: Chase Kortan 6 pass from Scott Van Winkle (pass)
Canton 50, McCook Central/Montrose 0
CANTON — The McCook Central/Montrose Fighting Cougars fell to Canton 50-0 in the first round of the Class 11 B playoffs Tuesday.
The Fighting Cougars recorded 101 yards of total offense, 73 of which came on the ground.
MCM was held to just 23 yards of total offense in the first half. Cole Cheeseman led the way for the Fighting Cougars with 28 rushing yards.
Canton was led by Cody Majors, who scored six touchdowns Thursday. Majors was 3-for-3 passing for 124 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing for 95 yards.
Canton (8-1) plays Aberdeen Roncalli in Aberdeen Monday. MCM ends the season 4-5.
C: Eli Ripley 71 pass from Cody Majors (Brywn Ratcliffe kick)
C: Gabe Dolen 37 run (Ratcliffe kick)
C: Majors 29 run (Ratcliffe kick)
C: Dolen 46 run (Ratcliffe kick)
C: Anders Peterson 41 pass from Majors (Ratcliffe kick)
C: Majors 18 run (Ratcliffe kick)
C: Logan Ranschau 8 run (Sam Peterson pass)
Wolsey-Wessington 51, Colome 6
WOLSEY — Wolsey-Wessington recorded 31 points in the first half en route to beating Colome 51-6 Tuesday in a Class 9A first-round playoff game.
The Warbirds shut down Colome all-state quarterback Terrance Kinzer. The senior quarterback rushed 12 times for just 15 yards and was 2-of-9 for 70 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Lane Fawcett caught both Kinzer’s completed passes.
Will Cahoy had a team high 42 yards on five carries for Colome, while Chase Hrabanek had 16 yards on seven carries. The Colome defense was led by Kinzer and Cahoy. Kinzer had 11 tackles, while Cahoy had nine tackles and one interception.
Colome ends the season 6-3, while Wolsey-Wessington (9-0) hosts a Class 9A second-round game Monday.
A scoring summary was not available for this game.
Burke/South Central 42, Canistota 32
BURKE — Turner Serr had 217 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 26 carries to lead Burke/South Central to a 42-32 win over Canistota in the first round of the Class 9B state playoffs Tuesday.
Serr’s biggest touchdown run of the game came in the fourth quarter when he broke a 51-yarder. He also recorded 14 tackles to lead the Cougar defense.
Tyson Serr added 72 rushing yards on 12 carries for the BSC, who did not complete a pass.
Canistota was led by Nick Hofer, Shay Jolley and Jerad Nielsen.
Hofer rushed 29 times for 173 yards and two touchdowns, while Jolley completed eight of his 23 passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns. Nielsen was Jolley’s main target; he hauled in four passes for 73 yards and two touchdowns.
This is the first time Canistota will not be playing in a 9-man state title game since 2009.
B/SC (7-2) plays Harding County in second round Monday in Buffalo, while Canistota ends its season 4-5.
BSC: Turner Serr 14 run (Cullen Davis kick)
BSC: Turner Serr 7 run (Davis kick)
C: Nick Hofer 49 run (Hofer run)
C: Jerad Nielsen 30 pass from Shay Jolley (Hofer run)
BSC: Turner Serr 9 run (Turner Serr run)
BSC: Tyson Serr 23 run (Turner Serr run)
BSC: Turner Serr 51 run (kick failed)
BSC: Turner Serr 11 run (kick failed)
C: Nielsen 35 pass from Jolley (Hofer run)
C: Hofer 11 run (Hofer run)
Menno/Marion 40, Garretson 36
GARRETSON — After trailing 24-16 at halftime the Menno/Marion Razorbacks came back to defeat Garretson 40-36 in the first round of the 9AA state playoffs Thursday.
Nick Gortmaker led the way for the Razorbacks; he recorded 332 yards and four touchdowns on 45 carries.
Chet Pedersen chipped in with 145 rushing yards and a touchdown on 14 carries.
The Razorbacks had a total of 481 yards rushing and Gortmaker completed 2 for 3 passes for 29 yards.
Brandon Goossen led Menno/Marion defensively with nine tackles, while Garretson had 221 yards rushing.
M/M (5-4) plays Gregory in the second round of the Class 9AA state playoffs Monday in Gregory. Garretson ends its season 7-2.
A scoring summary was not available for this game.
Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 50, Deuel 0
EMERY — The Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan Seahawks moved to the second round of the Class 9AA state playoffs with a 50-0 win over Deuel in high school football action Tuesday in Emery.
The Seahawks’ Wade Miller carried the ball 20 times for 217 yards and five touchdowns including a 53-yard scamper in the first quarter.
Jordan Grosdidier added 15 carries for 122 yards and a score in the Seahawk win.
Tyler Myers led the BEE defense with 10 tackles, while Sean Luke added nine tackles.
The Seahawks (8-1) host Hill City Monday with the site yet to be determined.
BEE: Wade Miller 1 run (conversion good)
BEE: Miller 53 run (conversion failed)
BEE: Miller 1 run (conversion failed)
BEE: Miller 9 run (conversion good)
BEE: Jordan Grosdidier 1 run (conversion good)
BEE: Miller 1 run (conversion good)
BEE: Bartcher 14 fumble recovery (no conversion)