BURKE-Burke cruised to a 51-22 win over Sunshine Bible Academy in the Class 9B first round.
Finn Hanson led the Cougars with 118 yards on 21 carries, while also scoring a touchdown. Brock Karbo completed both of his passes for 50 yards. He and Jaden Frank both threw a touchdown in the win.
For the Crusaders, Joel Underwood rushed 16 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns.
Burke (7-2) travels to Faulkton Area in the second round on Thursday. SBA finishes the season 5-4.
B: Finn Hanson 5 run (Ludvig Soderberg kick)
SBA: Joel Underwood 95 kick return (Jaxon Babb kick)
SBA: Underwood 2 run (Babb kick)
B: Jaden Frank 13 run (Soderberg kick)
B: Frank 30 pass from Karbo (run failed)
B: Ethan DeLong 18 pass from Frank (run failed)
B: Karbo 10 run (kick failed)
B: Karbo 28 run (kick failed)
B: DeLong 37 run (kick failed)
B: Taron Serr 22 fumble return (Soderberg kick)
SBA: Underwood 92 run (Jace Burma run)
Gregory 51, Baltic 0
GREGORY-A total of 566 offensive yards powered Gregory to a three-quarter, 51-0 victory over Baltic in Class 9AA first round playoff action Thursday. The game was ended by the 50-point rule.
For the Gorillas, Caleb Stukel tallied three touchdowns on 201 rushing yards and 90 receiving yards. Jackson Eklund picked up 121 yards on the ground and scored one touchdown, while Tyler Murray scored three touchdowns and rushed for 57 yards. Evan Juracek received for 49 yards, and Coy Determan finished with 139 yards through the air for Gregory. Luke Murray led the defense with seven tackles.
No individual stats were reported for Baltic.
Gregory (7-2) travels to Tyndall to play Bon Homme in the second round on Thursday. Baltic finishes the season 5-4
G: Caleb Stukel 40 run (kick failed)
G: Stukel 61 run (pass failed)
G: Jackson Eklund 26 run (Tommy Determan pass from Coy Determan)
G: Tyler Murray 2 run (pass failed)
G: Stukel 68 pass from C. Determan (run failed)
G: Murray 2 run (Evan Juracek kick)
G: Murray 2 run (kick failed)
G: Juracek 33 pass form C. Determan
Colome 62, Gayville-Volin 8
COLOME-Colome opened the Class 9B first round with a 62-8, three-quarter win over Gayville-Volin on Thursday. The game was ended by the 50-point rule.
The Cowboys rushed for 346 yards on 11 attempts as a team. Chase Dufek paved the way with 176 yards and two touchdowns, while Jackson Kinzer rushed for 124, threw for 96 more and accounted for four total touchdowns. Layton Thieman caught both of his touchdown throws and recorded 79 yards in the win. Kinzer and Wyatt Cahoy both had seven tackles in the win.
Tristan Gustad rushed for 58 yards and threw for 121 on 11 of 22 passing for the Raiders. Jacob Hirsch caught nine passes for 116 yards and a touchdown.
Colome (9-0) hosts Colman-Egan in the second round on Thursday. Gayville-Volin finishes the season 3-6.
C: Riley Shippy 34 run (Jackson Kinzer run)
C: Kinzer 97 run (Chase Dufek run)
GV: Jacob Hirsch 5 pass from Tristan Gustad (Chase Huether pass from Gustad)
C: Beau Bertram 5 run (Kinzer run)
C: Layton Thieman 45 pass from Kinzer (Dufek run)
C: Dufek 44 run (Shippy run)
C: Thieman 34 pass from Kinzer (Kinzer run)
C: Kinzer 27 pass (Bertram run)
C: Dufek 5 run
BEE 46, WWSSC 0
BRIDGEWATER-Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan used 357 total offensive yards to cruise to a 46-0 victory over Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central in Class 11B first round action Thursday.
For the Seahawks, Brady Hawkins completed 12 of 14 passes for 223 yards and four touchdowns. Grant Andrews carried the ball 10 times for 42 rushing yards, while Jamin Arend added 58 yards on eight carries. Carter Dye contributed 11 tackles on defense, while Hawkins dished out 10 tackles.
Wesley Linke finished with 12 tackles for WWSSC.
BEE (8-1) hosts Mobridge-Pollock in the second round on Thursday. WWSSC finishes the season 3-6.
BEE: Jamin Arend 38 run (Brady Hawkins kick)
BEE: Sawyer Schultz 25 pass from Hawkins (Hawkins kick)
BEE: Jonah Hofer 23 pass from Hawkins (Hawkins kick failed)
BEE: Arend 24 pass from Hawkins (Hawkins kick failed)
BEE: Arend 12 run (Hawkins kick good)
BEE: Hofer 12 pass from Hawkins (Hawkins kick)
BEE: Grant Andrews 3 run (Hawkins kick failed)
MVP 42, Stanley County 21
MOUNT VERNON-Mount Vernon/Plankinton used 313 rushing yards on Thursday to get by Stanley County 42-21 in the Class 11B first round.
Jesse Hastings racked up 133 yards on 10 carries for the Titans, while Weston Tobin and Colton Tobin ran for 76 and 52, respectively. Hunter Pranger finished with 50 rushing yards and a team-high 19 tackles. Hayden Haak threw for 54 yards on two completions in the win.
JD Carter ran for 136 yards for the Buffaloes, while also leading the team with 11 tackles. Dylan Gabriel added 107 rushing yards, too. Riley Hannum racked up 10 tackles in the loss.
MVP (8-1) hosts Lead-Deadwood in the second round on Thursday. Stanley County finishes the season 5-4.
MVP: Colton Tobin 3 run (Tobin run)
SC: JD Carter 4 run (kick blocked)
MVP: Matt Koch 24 pass from Hayden Haak (run failed)
SC: Carter 42 run (Brady Hoftiezer run)
MVP: Tobin 9 run (pass failed)
MVP: Tobin 3 run (Jesse Hastings run)
MVP: Hastings 64 run (pass failed)
SC: Dylan Gabriel 54 run (Reid Wieczorek kick)
MVP: Haak 4 run (Hunter Pranger run)
Winner 50, Custer 0
WINNER-It only took a half for Winner to put away Custer 50-0 during the Class 11B first round. The game was ended by the 50-point rule.
Phillip Jorgensen and Sam Kruger rushed for 112 and 111 yards, respectively. They and Trevor Peters all rushed for two touchdowns. Peters added 84 yards on the ground and five tackles for the Warriors. Preston Norrid recorded four tackles in the win.
For the Wildcats, Daniel Sedlacek gained 19 yards on seven attempts. Dathon Elmore recorded five tackles, Jaret Woodward had four and Micaiah Grace and Sedlacek both added three.
Winner (7-2) travels to Sioux Falls Christian on Thursday in the second round. Custer finishes the season 5-4.
W: Phillip Jorgensen 66 run (Trevor Peters run)
W: Peters 5 run (Sam Kruger run)
W: Peters 34 run (run failed)
W: Kruger 73 run (run failed)
W: Kruger 17 run (Joren Bruun pass from Brady Fritz)
W: Jorgensen 30 run (Peters run)
W: Evan Farner 6 run (run failed)
Bon Homme 50, Deuel 12
TYNDALL-In a rematch from last year's Class 9AA first round, Bon Homme once again emerged victorious, scoring a 50-12 win over Deuel.
Joey Slama completed 16 of 21 passes for 171 yards and three touchdowns for Bon Homme, while also adding 94 yards and two scored on seven carries. Josh Crownover had 15 tackles and Cole Bares added 12.
Carter Hoffman paved the way for the Cardinals with 127 rushing yards on 24 attempts.
Bon Homme (8-1) plays Gregory on Thursday in Tyndall in the second round. Deuel finishes the season 5-4.
BH: Joey Slama 34 run (Nate Scieszinski pass from Slama)
D: Nick Kasten 37 pass from Logan Stoltenburg (conversion failed)
BH: Josh Kubal 2 pass from Slama (Josh Schmidt pass from Slama)
BH: Cole Bares 2 run (Josh Crownover kick)
D: Carter Hoffman 51 run (conversion failed)
BH: Scieszinski 11 run (run failed)
BH: Kubal 56 pass from Slama (Beau Rothschadl pass from Slama)
BH: Slama 9 run (Crownover kick)
BH: Schmidt 1 pass from Slama (kick failed)
Irene-Wakonda 51, TD/A/AC/DC 0
TRIPP- Irene-Wakonda downed Tripp-Delmont/Armour/Andes Central/Dakota Christian 51-0 in Class 9AA first round action Thursday. The game was ended by the 50-point rule.
For I-W, Trey King threw for 197 yards and three touchdowns on 10 completions. King also carried 10 times for 138 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. Brannon McDonald finished with four receptions for 103 yards and one touchdown.
For TD/A/AC/DC, Jace Faulkner completed eight passes for 84 yards, while Daaron Tronvold received the ball six times for 69 yards. Cade Gemar picked up 39 rushing yards on seven carries.
Irene-Wakonda (7-2) advances to the quarterfinals to face unbeaten Wolsey-Wessington on Thursday. TD/A/AC/DC finishes the season 6-3.
IW: Steven Leggett 9 pass from Trey King (Brannon McDonald pass from King)
IW: King 45 run (McDonald pass from King)
IW: McDonald 54 pass from King (King kick)
IW: King 61 punt return (King pass failed)
IW: King 50 punt return (Cal Lucas pass from King)
IW: Leggett 66 pass from King (Levi Larsen run failed)
IW: King 21 run (Leggett pass from King)
Canistota/Freeman 58, Ipswich/Edmunds Central 6
FREEMAN-Trey Ortman's 313 passing yards powered Canistota/Freeman past Ipswich/Edmunds Central on Thursday during the Class 9A first round. The game was ended by the 50-point rule.
Ortman completed 13 of 19 passes for 313 yards and four touchdowns, while also adding 40 yards and a score on the ground for the Pride. Austin Thu gained 84 yards on 13 carries. Tristan Pierce recorded a team-high 138 receiving yards and Tyce Ortman hauled in a team-best six passes for 118 yards.
For the Tigers, Ben Kulesa threw for 131 yards on 12 of 29 passing. Daniel Braun caught five passes for 75 yards and a touchdown.
Canistota/Freeman (8-1) hosts Alcester-Hudson on Thursday in the second round. Ipswich/Edmunds Central finishes the season 3-6.
CF: Tristan Pierce 59 pass from Trey Ortman (Austin Thu run)
IEC: Daniel Braun 12 pass from Ben Kulesa (pass failed)
CF: Ortman 3 run (Thu run)
CF: Tyce Ortman 10 pass from Trey Ortman (Tyce Ortman pass from Trey Ortman)
CF: Austin Thu 27 pass from Trey Ortman (run failed)
CF: Thu 16 run (Thu run)
CF: Blake Anderson 7 pass from Trey Ortman (Colin Helma kick)
CF: Anderson 52 run
KWL 48, Jones County/White River 6
MURDO- Kimball/White Lake defeated Jones County/White River 48-6 in a Class 9AA first round playoff game Thursday.
For the WiLdKats, Javen Holan finished 9-for-12 with 237 passing yards and three touchdowns, while Justin Becker racked up 116 receiving yards and a touchdown. Ty Namanny rushed for 71 yards and a touchdown, while Carter Fredericksen picked up 44 yards on the ground and scored three rushing touchdowns, as well as caught a touchdown pass. Rafe Kiehn and Kordel Kiehn put together a combined 23 tackles and five sacks on defense.
For JC/WR, Izaiah Sorace ran for 35 yards and caught one touchdown pass, while Austin Olson threw for 98 yards and completed nine passes.
Kimball/White Lake (6-3) travels to Arlington/Lake Preston in the second round on Thursday. Jones County/White River finishes the season 6-3.
KWL: Carter Fredericksen 32 run (Caden Lenz run)
JCWR: Izaiah Sorace 34 pass from Austin Olson (kick failed)
KWL: Ty Namanny 12 run (kick failed)
KWL: Fredericksen 4 run (kick failed)
KWL: Fredericksen 10 run (kick failed)
KWL: Cordel Kiehn 29 pass from Javen Holan (Cody Westendorf run)
KWL: Fredericksen 43 pass from Holan (kick failed)
KWL: Justin Becker 20 pass from Holan (Fredericksen run)
Alcester-Hudson 47, Platte-Geddes 30
ALCESTER-Totaling 574 offensive yards, Alcester-Hudson's offense powered them to a 47-30 victory over Platte-Geddes in Class 9A first round action Thursday in Alcester.
For the Cubs, Eli Skoglund passed for 155 yards and two touchdowns, while Jadon Micke carried 18 times for 238 yards and two touchdowns. Micke also picked up 81 receiving yards on three catches, scoring one touchdown. Skoglund added 83 rushing yards on 16 carries. Trever Stene ran for 74 yards and two touchdowns.
For the Panthers, Kade Starr used 28 carries to gain 174 yards and score two touchdowns, while he added 83 yards through the air for one passing touchdown. Kade Boltjes caught the ball twice for 73 yards and a touchdown.
Alcester-Hudson (7-2) travels to Canistota/Freeman on Thursday in the second round. Platte-Geddes finishes the season 1-8.
PG: Kade Starr 47 run (Starr run)
AH: Jadon Micke 26 pass from Eli Skoglund (Skoglund pass failed)
PG: Stewart Zee 3 run (Starr run)
AH: Skoglund 1 run (Skoglund run failed)
AH: Izzak Reed 6 pass from Skoglund (Skoglund pass failed)
AH: Micke 75 run (Skoglund run)
AH: Trevor Stene 5 run (Micke run)
AH: Micke 54 run (Skoglund kick)
PG: Starr 1 run (Starr pass failed)
PG: Kade Boltjes 76 pass from Starr (Starr run)
AH: Stene 15 run (Skoglund kick failed)
Other area scores
Howard 73, Deubrook Area 36 in White: Howard scored 73 points to advance to the second round of the Class 9A state playoffs. Howard scored 22 points in the first quarter and 16 more in the second quarter for a 38-22 lead at the intermission. The Tigers (6-3) play Warner in the second round on Thursday. Deubrook Area finishes the season 5-4