CATCHING UP: USD's Williams posts 12 tackles, sack in loss to NIUShea Williams, a Hanson High School graduate, had 12 tackles and a sack in the South Dakota’s 19-14 loss to Northern Iowa Saturday in Vermillion.
By: Luke Hagen, The Daily Republic
Shea Williams, a Hanson High School graduate, had 12 tackles and a sack in the South Dakota’s 19-14 loss to Northern Iowa Saturday in Vermillion.
Williams had 1.5 tackles for a loss in the game and was second on the team in total tackles.
This season, Williams has played in all seven games for the Coyotes. He’s second on the team with 56 tackles and has two sacks, a fumble recovery and 3.5 tackles for a loss.
Williams and the Coyotes are 3-4 and play at Southern Utah Saturday in Cedar City, Utah.
- Former Parkston standout Riley Reiff is helping the Iowa football team to a 5-1 start this season.
Reiff — a 6-foot-6, 300-pound sophomore offensive lineman — earned the starting left tackle spot after spring practice. He’s helping the Hawkeye’s offense to an average of 34.2 points per game.
- Josh Sherman, a Colome native, helped the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to a 10-6 win over Minot State on Saturday in Minot, N.D. He finished with seven tackles and was a part of a defense that didn’t allow a touchdown all game.
Sherman has started all seven games for the Hardrockers and has totaled 33 tackles this year, two of which are for a loss. His tackle total is seventh best on the team and his best game this year came against Dakota State on Sept. 25 when he had eight tackles.
Like Sherman, Wyatt Stangohr, a Howard native, has started all seven games for the Hardrockers. He’s eighth on the team in tackling with 32, 4.5 of which are for a loss. He also has one sack on the season.
Mines and Technology is 6-1 and hosts Dickinson State (N.D.) on Saturday.