Canistota routs Freeman 50-0 for 32nd straight victory
CANISTOTA -- Eric Tieszen scored two offensive touchdowns and two defensive touchdowns to lift Canistota to its 32nd straight win and third consecutive unbeaten regular season in a 50-0 mercy-rule win over Freeman Thursday.
The win ended the regular season for both teams, giving the Hawks an 8-0 record.
Tieszen had 22- and 50-yard interception returns for touchdowns. He also scored on touchdown runs of 10 and 11 yards. He finished with five carries for 38 yards.
Cody Bunger opened the scoring for the Hawks, rolling to his left and finding the end zone on the team's first offensive play. He also added a 7-yard touchdown and finished with seven carries for 36 yards.
Alex Robertson scored a second-quarter touchdown and had seven rushes for 50 yards.
No stats were reported for Freeman, which finishes the season 0-8.
C: Cody Bunter 16 run (Run failed)
C: Eric Tieszen 22 interception return (Alex Robertson run)
C: Bunger 7 run (Nick Hofer run)
C: Tieszen 10 run (Robertson run)
C: Tieszen 11 run (Run failed)
C: Tieszen 50 interception return (Robertson run)
C: Robertson 27 run (Run failed)
Parkston 21, Garretson 0
GARRETSON -- The Parkston Trojans shut out Garretson 21-0 in high school football action Thursday in Garretson.
Parkston's Jesse Thuringer had 12 carries for 108 yards and one touchdown. Zach Scott completed 2 of 5 passes for 41 yards and Brady Reiff had two receptions for 41 yards.
Mitch Heisinger had 11 tackles, Andrew Semmler had seven and Henry Wegehaupt added six tackles for the Trojans.
Garretson's Brady Mudder had 19 carries for 55 yards and Matt Johnson had 22 carries for 75 yards in the loss.
Parkston finished the regular season with a 6-2 record, while Garretson finished 4-4 on the year.
P: Reiff 20 pass from Scott (Scott run)
P: Wes Dvorak 38 field goal
P: Jesse Thuringer 69 run (Dvorak kick)
P: Dvorak 42 field goal
Scotland 46, Marty Indian 6
MARTY -- The Scotland football team improved to 3-5 on the year with a 46-6 victory over Marty Indian Thursday.
No stats were available despite attempts to reach coaches.
Marty Indian finished the regular season with a record of 1-7.
Howard 58, Mount Vernon 8
MOUNT VERNON -- Cote Hinker rushed for 57 yards for Mount Vernon, but the Mustangs fell to the Howard Tigers 58-8 Thursday night. The final regular season football game for the two teams ended at half-time due to the mercy rule.
Luke Loudenburg rushed for 101 yards on nine carries for the Tigers. Cole Potter rushed for 82 yards on five attempts and Evan Donahue rushed for 79 yards on five attempts. Howard accumulated 207 total rushing yards. Landon Laible was 1-of-1 passing for seven yards. Potter led the defense with seven tackles and two fumble recoveries. Donahue and Jordan Kuhle added five tackles each.
Jared Long rushed for 15 yards on six carries in the loss. Mount Vernon accumulated 86 total rushing yards. Hinker led the Mustangs' defense with six tackles.
Howard enters posteason play with a 6-2 record. Mount Vernon ends its regular season at 3-5.
H: Cole Potter 61 run (Luke Loudenburg run)
MV: Jared Long 6 run (Cote Hinker run)
H: Loudenburg 59 run (PAT failed)
H: Landon Laible 1 run (Loudenburg run)
H: Evan Donahue 35 run (Potter run)
H: Andrew Schwader 4 pass from Laible
H: Potter 6 run (Donahue run)
H: Loudenburg 3 run (PAT failed)
H: Potter 12 run (Potter run)
Gregory 50, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 0
GREGORY -- The Gregory Gorillas finished the regular season with a 50-0 win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour Thursday. The game ended in the third quarter due to the mercy rule.
Brandon Warnke rushed 67 for yards on six attempts for Gregory. Paul Taggart rushed for 49 yards on two carries. The Gorillas recorded 238 total rushing yards. Warnke, Kurt Braun and Mitchell Klundt recorded seven tackles apiece. Klundt had a fumble recovery.
Tripp-Delmont/Armour rushed 21 times for 73 yards. Gunnar Dally led the Nighthawks with 37 rushing yards and nine tackles.
Gregory ends the regular season at 7-1 and plays Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan in the first round of playoffs. Tripp-Delmont/Armour ends the season at 1-7.
G: Paul Taggart 49 run (Derek Stukel run)
G: Brody Boes 2 run (Stukel run)
G: Jaden Bartling 39 run (pass failed)
G: Boes 5 run (Jonah Beck run)
G: Brandon Warnke 38 run (run failed)
G: Warnke 11 run (run failed)
G: Kurt Braun 42 run
Warner 50, Plankinton 0
WARNER -- Plankinton ends its season at 3-5 with a 50-0 loss to Warner Thursday. The game ended at halftime due to the mercy rule.
Mitchell Boesl led Warner with eight carries and 137 yards. Jarrod Tuszka had 10 tackles.
Kelby Mittan rushed 10 for yards on two carries for the Pirates. Kellam Karst recorded five tackles and Nick Lawson added four.
Warner finished the regular season undefeated at 8-0.
W: Mitchell Boesl 90 kickoff return (Boesl run)
W: Boesl 43 run (Boesl run)
W: Boesl 46 run (Boesl run)
W: Garrett Young 27 interception return (run failed)
W: Boesl 30 run (Boesl run)
W: Boesl 5 run (run failed)
W: Jesse Young 3 run (run failed)
Bon Homme 28, Elk Point-Jefferson 12
TYNDALL -- Bon Homme ended the regular season at 4-3 with a 28-12 win over Elk Point-Jefferson Thursday.
Bon Homme's Ross Kortan rushed for 87 yards on eight carries. Sawyer Fridrich rushed for 66 yards on six carries. Dakota Bodden passed 4-of-7 for 51 yards. Scott Wieseler and Alec Weber had 10 tackles each.
BH: Kodi Larson 15 run (PAT failed)
BH: Larson 22 run (PAT good)
BH: Sawyer Fridrich 24 pass from Dakota Bodden (PAT good)
BH: Ross Kortan 85 run (PAT failed)
*A complete scoring summary was not available.
South Central 40, Andes Central 14
BONESTEEL -- Turner Serr scored five touchdowns in South Central's 40-14 win over Andes Central Thursday.
Serr led South Central with 204 rushing yards on 24 carries. Garret Bruns rushed for 182 yards on 16 carries. Shawn Sharpfish led the defense with 11 tackles, one sack and one fumble recovery. Serr recorded 11 tackles and Levi Schonebaum had nine tackles.
Andes Central was led by Zach Cournoyer with 68 rushing yards on 12 carries. Brian Bruguier rushed for 44 yards on 11 carries. Gabe Cournoyer completed 3 of 12 passes for 29 yards. Aaron Swanson had two receptions for 22 yards. Gabe Cournoyer tallied 11 tackles and Bruguier added nine.
South Central and Andes Central each end the regular season at 4-4.
AC: Zach Cournoyer 17 run (PAT failed)
SC: Turner Serr 7 run (PAT failed)
SC: Serr 1 run (Garret Bruns run)
AC: Cournoyer 20 run (Gabe Cournoyer run)
SC: Turner Serr 29 run (PAT failed)
SC: Serr 6 run (PAT failed)
SC: Serr 45 run (PAT failed)
SC: Bruns 46 run (Levi Schonebaum run)
Wagner 38, Chamberlain 0
CHAMBERLAIN -- Wagner accumulated 439 rushing yards in a 38-0 win over Chamberlain to close out the regular season Thursday.
David Kocer rushed for 204 yards on 22 carries to lead the Red Raiders. Noah St. Pierre rushed for 146 yards on 14 carries. Tim Thaler led the defense with three tackles and one sack.
Jami Walters rushed for 36 yards on eight carries for the Cubs. Walters and Dalton Andera recorded eight tackles apiece. Gage Basting added 6.5 tackles.
Wagner finished the season with a 6-2 record. Chamberlain ends the regular season at 2-6.
A scoring summary was not available.
BRIDGEWATER -- Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan accumulated 406 rushing yards in a 34-24 win over Corsica/Stickney to close the regular season Thursday.
Anthony Huber rushed for 194 yards on 31 carries for the Seahawks. Kyelle Herrick added 100 yards on 12 carries and Jace Connor had 93 yards on 14 yards. Connor was 2-of-4 passing for 35 yards. Franky Tusha and Clayton Dye each recorded 11 tackles.
Adam Bormann had 26 carries for 129 yards for Corsica/Stickney and was 4-of-6 passing for 41 yards. The Jaguars recorded 232 total rushing yards. Cameron Kostal led the defense with 17 tackles. Lane Thomas recorded 14 tackles and Adam Bormann added 12.
Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan ends the regular season at 6-2 and plays Gregory in the first round of the playoffs. Corsica/Stickney heads into playoffs with a 5-3 record.
BEE: Clayton Dye 32 pass from Jace Connor (run failed)
CS: Adam Bormann 3 run (Bormann run)
BEE: Anthony Huber 11 run (pass failed)
CS: Mason Van Vuuren 65 run (Bormann run)
BEE: Huber 1 run (run failed)
BEE: Huber 5 run (Wade Miller pass from Connor)
BEE: Connor 57 run (Kyelle Herrick run)
Colome 28, White River 22
COLOME - With 20 seconds left in the game, Terrance Kinzer ran in a touchdown to lift Colome over White River. The Cowboys won 28-22.
Andrew Odden was Colome's leading rusher with 19 carries for 100 yards. Kinzer had 19 carries for 74 yards and three touchdowns. Brandon Hauf added nine carries for 40 yards and one touchdown. Kinzer passed 1-of-1 for 18 yards to Lane Fawcett. Defensively, Kinzer led with 15 tackles. Fawcett and Cohl Ratermann each added nine tackles.
Colome and White River are both 7-1 going into the postseason.
C: Terrance Kinzer 3 run (Andrew Odden run)
C: Brandon Hauf 7 run (Hauf run)
C: Kinzer 4 run (run failed)
C: Kinzer 2 run (run failed)
* A complete scoring summary was not available.
Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian 0
PLATTE -- Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian fell to Flandreau in the final game of the regular season with a score of 51-0.
No stats were reported for this game.
Flandreau heads into playoffs undefeated with an 8-0 record. Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian ends its regular season at 2-6.
Wall vs. Lyman
WALL -- No stats were available for this game.
Northwestern Area 14
WOLSEY -- Wolsey-Wessington finished the regular season with a 54-14 win over Northwestern Area Thursday.
No stats were available for this game.
Wolsey-Wessington goes into playoffs with a 7-1 record. Northwestern ended its season at 0-8.