Area football roundup: Beavers blank Baltic, improve to 5-0

Hanson's Noah Price, left, looks for yardage following an interception as Baltic's Brenden Allen gives chase during a game on Friday night in Alexandria. (Matt Gade / Republic)

ALEXANDRIA -- Class 9AA No. 5 Hanson built a 36-0 halftime lead and cruised to its fifth straight win to open the season on Friday night, topping Baltic 42-0

The Beavers finished with 325 total yards, including 208 rushing yards on 43 carries. Jackson Jarding recorded 70 carries on 14 carries and one touchdown. Hadley Wallace added 61 yards on 12 carries and one score.

GALLERY: Hanson defeats Baltic 42-0 in 9AA action

Kade Waldera passed for 117 yards, while throwing two touchdowns and rushing for another score. Brock Tuttle hauled in a score and rushed for another touchdown. Thailan Hallman also caught a touchdown reception. Defensively, Jarding, Tuttle and Riley Ferry each had six tackles. Ferry added a sack.

For Baltic, Noah Swartwout passed for 48 yards and posted 14 tackles. Baltic was limited to just 73 total yards. Brenden Allen and Easton Nordbye had 10 tackles apiece.


Hanson (5-0) travels to Parkston on Oct. 2. Baltic (2-2) plays at Arlington/Lake Preston on Oct. 2 in Arlington.

Corsica-Stickney's Caden VanDrongelen, center, gets brought down by Colome's A.J. Davis (34) and Nathanial Hansen (44) during a game on Friday in Corsica.

Corsica-Stickney 46, Colome 12

CORSICA -- Caden VanDrongelen rushed for 213 yards to power Corsica-Stickney to a prep football win over Colome on Friday.

VanDrongelen finished with two rushing touchdowns on 27 carries, while he added a touchdown reception. He added 11.5 tackles on defense. Brendan Wentland passed for 87 yards and one touchdown in the win. He added 155 rushing yards on 14 carries and another touchdown. Trever Burke scored two rushing touchdowns and had 47 rushing yards. The Jaguars finished with 415 rushing yards on 51 carries. Trever Bartelt added six tackles on defense.

For Colome, Brayden Seegers rushed for 65 yards and passed for 40 yards. He threw a touchdown to Riley Shippy, who added 57 rushing yards. Rhet Bertram scored a rushing touchdown and had 6.5 tackles. A.J. Davis recorded 10 total tackles.

The Jaguars (2-3) travel to Burke on Oct. 2. The Cowboys (1-4) plays Hitchcock-Tulare on Oct. 2 in Hitchcock.


Platte-Geddes 34, Wolsey-Wessington 24

PLATTE -- Class 9AA No. 4 Platte-Geddes remained undefeated and handed Class 9B No. 1 Wolsey-Wessington its first defeat of the season.

The Black Panthers built a 15-6 halftime lead, led 28-6 after the third quarter and held off Wolsey-Wessington in the final quarter. The Black Panthers racked up 368 total yards, while Wolsey-Wessington finished with 360 total yards.

Kelby VanDerWerff finished with 145 passing yards and one touchdown, while rushing for another score. Jackson Neuman added 116 rushing yards on 17 carries. He recorded 8.5 tackles on defense. Grayson Hanson also threw a touchdown pass and rushed for another score. He added 10.5 tackles on defense. Myles Kott added a rushing touchdown and 34 yards. Kott and Caden Foxley both hauled in receiving touchdowns. Kott had eight tackles. Jackson Olsen recorded 61 receiving yards and Nate Whalen had 54 receiving yards.

For Wolsey-Wessington, Marty Gohn rushed for 57 yards and scored a touchdown. He also threw a touchdown pass. Corbin Haarmeyer passed for 159 yards and rushed for a touchdown. Ethan Nelson hauled in two receptions for 94 yards and a receiving touchdown. Tristan Abbott had 6.5 tackles and an interception.

The Black Panthers (5-0) play Menno/Marion on Oct. 2 in Marion. The Warbirds (4-1) play Kimball/White Lake on Oct. 2 in White Lake.

Platte-Geddes' Nate Whalen (35) goes up for a reception over Wolsey-Wessington's Joey Hoverson on Friday in Platte.


Scotland 24, Menno/Marion 18

SCOTLAND -- Scotland scored all 24 points in the second half to erase a 12-point deficit in a comeback win over Menno/Marion on Friday.

For Scotland, Turner Nicholson rushed for 134 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries. Dawson Bietz threw for 71 yards for the Highlanders, including 61 yards to Jordan Gall, who led the team with 11 tackles. Bietz added a sack on defense, as well.

Austin Pillsbury completed 6 of 13 passes for 132 yards and a touchdown to Josh Heckenlaible for Menno/Marion. Heckenlaible caught two passes for 81 yards. Treyton Sayler rushed for 69 yards and two scores on 22 carries in the loss, while adding 19 tackles and a sack on defense. Ajay Herrboldt chipped in 10 tackles.

The Highlanders (3-3) visit Alcester-Hudson on Oct. 9 in Alcester. Menno/Marion (1-4) hosts Platte-Geddes on Oct. 2 in Marion.

Bon Homme 33, KWL 0

TYNDALL -- Bon Homme’s 20-point fourth quarter punctuated a shutout nine-man football win over Kimball/White Lake on Friday.

Riley Rothschadl completed 17 of 26 passes for 205 yards and a touchdown, while rushing for 58 yards and a score in the win. He also intercepted a pass on defense. Isaac Crownover had a team-high 62 receiving yards and Kaleb Kubal added 50 receiving yards and a touchdown to go with a team-high nine tackles for the Cavaliers. Logan Winckler turned eight receptions into 46 yards.

For KWL, Kaden Tyrrell rushed for a team-high 42 yards. Brady Westendorf caught two passes for the WiLdKats for 48 yards. Jaxon Christensen and Levi Nightingale both had 10 tackles in the loss.

The Cavaliers (2-3) travel to Gregory on Oct. 2. KWL (0-5) will play Wolsey-Wessington on Oct. 2 in White Lake.


Lyman 48, JCWR 12

PRESHO -- Lyman turned a 30-6 halftime lead into its fourth win of the season on Friday, as it took down Jones County/White River.

Colton Collins gained 231 yards and scored three of Lyman’s six rushing touchdowns. Teagan Gourneau accounted for three touchdowns (two rushing, one passing) and Paden Langdeau chipped in 49 rushing yards and a score. Gourneau passed for 101 yards and connected with Isaac Thomas for a touchdown, but was intercepted twice. Sam McClanahan intercepted a pass in the win.

Dylan Marshall and Garrett Hatheway each intercepted a pass for JCWR. Marshall also recorded team highs of 46 rushing yards, 55 receiving yards and caught a touchdown. Hatheway rushed for a touchdown and 34 yards on nine carries.

The Raiders (4-1) travel to Wall on Oct. 2. Jones County/White River (3-2) travels to Philip on Oct. 2.

Burke 46, TDAACDC 6

BURKE -- Burke gained 347 yards and 21 first downs in a 40-point win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour/Andes Central/Dakota Christian on Friday.

Taron Serr paced the Burke offense with 128 yards and five touchdowns on 18 carries. Tucker Even added 82 yards and Ben Witt threw for 59 yards and a touchdown. Brogan Glover caught three passes for 47 yards and a score. Jay Wright and Even both had six tackles in the win, while Bryce Frank picked off a pass.

Cade Faulkner threw for 205 yards on 16-for-28 passing in the loss. He connected with Logan Van Pelt for a 41-yard touchdown. Rizon Clark (67) and Nolan Blockcloud (60) both topped 60 receiving yards for the Nighthawks. Dylan Van Der Werff had a team-high 10 tackles.

The Cougars (3-2) host Corsica-Stickney on Oct. 2. The Thunderhawks (2-3) play Northwestern on Oct. 2 in Tripp.


BEE 50, Flandreau 7

FLANDREAU -- Class 11B No. 2 Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan answered an early challenge with 43 unanswered points, as the visiting Seahawks improved to 6-0.

For BEE, Sam Hofer threw three passing touchdowns in the victory, with one each to Eric Gustafson, Koby Kayser and Rylee Schultz. Bodie Burnham had a pair of touchdown runs, including a 46-yard scoring scamper in the third quarter after the Seahawks led 27-7 at halftime. Kayser also had a one-yard touchdown run and Clay Hohn capped the scoring with a 20-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter. No other stats were reported.

The Seahawks travel to Garretson on Oct. 9. The Fliers (0-5) host Beresford on Oct. 2.

MCM 48, Garretson 17

SALEM -- A week after suffering its first loss of the season, Class 11B No. 4 McCook Central/Montrose used a 34-point second half to break open a 14-14 halftime tie in a win over Garretson on Friday.

Jacobi Krouse rushed for 379 yards and three touchdowns on 45 carries for MCM, while Gavin Gordon completed 13 of 30 passes for 157 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Avery Feterl caught five passes for 87 yards and two scores. Cody Miles added five tackles and an interception in the win.

Ryan Flanagan caught a touchdown for Garretson. Dylan Kindt rushed for a team-best 47 yards. On Defense, Trevon Cross intercepted a pass and Evan Bly had a sack.

The Fighting Cougars (4-1) play Sioux Valley on Oct. 2 in Volga. The Blue Dragons (2-3) play Elk Point-Jefferson on Oct. 2 in Elk Point.

Howard 54, Irene-Wakonda 6,

HOWARD --Class 9A No. 1 Howard stayed perfect on the season with a win over Irene-Wakonda on Friday.


Tisyn Spader completed a 62-yard touchdown pass to Lane Miller, who rushed for 62 yards and scored three total touchdowns for Howard. Briar Feldhaus added 135 yards and two touchdowns in the win. Riley Genzlinger rushed for 92 yards and two scores. John Callies also rushed for a touchdown. Ty Beyer and Karsyn Feldhaus recorded eight and seven tackles, respectively.

Dashel Spurrell passed for 88 yards and rushed for a touchdown in the loss.

The Tigers (5-0) host De Smet on Oct. 2. The Eagles (0-6) play Avon on Oct. 9 in Irene.

Parkston 20, Gregory 14

GREGORY -- Parkston upset Class 9A No. 5 Gregory in high school action on Friday. The Trojans rallied from an 8-3 halftime deficit.

Cole Prunty rushed for 67 yards and two touchdowns for the Trojans. He also threw for 48 yards, including 30 yards to Max Scott. Jaxon Koch kicked a 32-yard field goal to start the scoring and Parkston added a safety.

Coy Determan finished with 115 passing yards, 45 rushing yards and two total touchdowns. He connected with Rylan Peck five times for 97 yards. Kade Stukel intercepted a pass to go with eight tackles, as he also rushed for 44 yards. Zane McMillan finished with a team-high eight tackles.

Parkston (4-1) hosts Hanson on Oct. 2, while the Gorillas (3-2) host Bon Homme on Oct. 2.

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