Simon Weber had a banner day Friday to lead Hanson to a dominant win over Corsica-Stickney, in a 44-0 nine-man football victory at Joe Quintal Field.
The game was moved to Mitchell due to wet field conditions in Alexandria, and was 8-0 at halftime until the Beavers broke the game open in the second half.
Weber ran for 108 yards on 13 carries and scored three rushing touchdowns, while adding three catches for 97 yards and a 71-yard touchdown catch from quarterback Reggie Slaba. Weber also added an interception on defense, one of four takeaways from the Hanson defense. Slaba had 92 yards rushing on nine carries and had 164 yards passing on 6-of-10 attempts. Kaden Waldera hit Noah Price for a 25-yard touchdown pass late to pad the lead for Hanson. Casey Haynes had an interception and a fumble recovery for Hanson on defense, while Gavin Doyle had eight tackles.
For C-S, Brandon Wentland had 43 yards passing, while Cooper DeLange had 25 yards rushing on eight carries. Trevor Burke had 31 yards receiving, but the Jaguars were held to just 139 total yards. Devin Vanderham made 10 tackles on defense.
The Beavers (2-1) host Bon Homme on Sept. 20 in Alexandria, while Corsica-Stickney (1-2) plays Viborg-Hurley on Sept. 20 in Corsica.
Canistota/Freeman 22, Howard 0
HOWARD -- Class 9A No. 2 Canistota/Freeman held No. 4 Howard to 93 yards on Friday as it pitched a shutout in a road Cornbelt Conference game.
Bailey Sage was all over the field, recording 12 tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss on defense. Offensively, he rushed for 62 yards and two touchdowns, while catching two passes for 51 yards. Tyce Ortman led the ground game with 136 yards and a score. Trey Ortman finished 11-for-15 passing for 117 yards.
Riley Genzlinger gained a team-high 46 rushing yards for Howard. Tisyn Spader recorded 12 tackles for the Tigers, while Paul Winker and Ty Beyer both had seven tackles.
The Pride (4-0) host Irene-Wakonda on Sept. 20 in Canistota. The Tigers (2-1) host Chester Area on Sept. 20.
TDAACDC 42, SBA 6
MILLER -- Tripp-Delmont/Armour/Andes Central/Dakota Christian scored 22 points in the third quarter and cruised past Sunshine Bible Academy in a nine-man football game on Friday.
Trey Sparks had touchdown runs of eight and 53 yards in the quarter and finished with 66 for the game. Cade Faulkner was 8-for-19 passing for 151 yards, two touchdowns and an interception, while adding another score on the ground for the Thunderhawks. Logan VanPelt also added a rushing touchdown.
E.J. Big Eagle went 11 of 29 for 197 yards and a touchdown in defeat for the host Crusaders.
TDAACDC (2-2) plays Parkston on Sept. 20 in Tripp. The Crusaders (0-4) are off for a week, and play Corsica-Stickney on Sept. 27 in Miller.
Winner 52, Wagner 0
WAGNER -- Class 11B No. 2 Winner only needed three quarters to top Wagner on Friday, as the game ended early via the 50-point mercy rule.
Phillip Jorgensen rushed for 84 yards and four touchdowns for the Warriors. Trevor Peters scored twice as he also added 82 yards, while Kaden Keiser added Winner’s seventh rushing touchdown to go with 78 yards. Joey Cole intercepted a pass and Landon Thieman had a team-high four tackles with a sack, helping Winner hold Wagner to 35 yards.
Jaden Peters went 3 of 9 through the air for 41 yards. The Red Raiders were held to minus-6 rushing yards, though. Tony Bruguier added a team-best eight tackles in the loss.
The Warriors (4-0) host Valentine (Neb.) on Sept. 20 in the two teams’ annual inter-state rivalry game. The Red Raiders (0-4) play Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central on Sept. 20 in Wessington Springs.
Scotland 32, Chester Area 19
SCOTLAND -- Scotland passed for 279 of its 386 yards of offense on Friday as it took down Chester Area.
Mason Dennis threw for 279 yards and four touchdowns for the Highlanders. Nick Harrington recorded a team-high 135 yards and two scores, while Jordan Gall reeled in 122 receiving yards. He and Ty Mogck both caught a touchdown pass. Mogck also led the team with 43 rushing yards and intercepted a pass. Lucas Dennis had an interception and Gall finished with 10 tackles, including two for a loss.
For Chester Area, Stratton Eppard completed 7 of 17 passes for 102 yards and a score. He also rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown.
The Highlanders (2-2) travel to Centerville on Sept. 20. The Flyers (2-2) travel to Howard on Sept. 20.
Gregory 27, Wolsey-Wessington 24
GREGORY -- Jackson Eklund’s 41-yard touchdown run with just more than 6 minutes left gave Gregory a go-ahead touchdown to pick up a road victory at Class 9B No. 3 Wolsey-Wessington on Friday.
Eklund finished with 73 yards rushing and a touchdown. Coy Determan ran for 46 yards on 13 carries and had a touchdown, while also completing 17 of 30 passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns. Two of those scoring strikes went to Luke Murray, who had four catches for 36 yards. Tommy Determan had five catches for 52 yards and a receiving touchdown. Eklund had nine tackles for the Gorilla defense, while Murray had eight.
The Warbirds were paced by Skyler Zomer’s 200-yard passing day on 8 of 14 attempts, while Zomer also ran 18 times for 39 yards. Tristan Abbott had 108 yards receiving, including a key touchdown reception late in the first half to put W-W up 24-15 at halftime. Tanner Horn had 15 tackles for W-W.
Gregory outgained Wolsey-Wessington 362-308, while rushing for 172 yards and passing for 190. A late stop for Gregory’s defense on a 4th-and-2 sealed the victory against the Warbirds.
The Gorillas (4-0) travel to Parkston on Sept. 27. The Warbirds (2-2) play Platte-Geddes on Sept. 27 in Wolsey.
WWSSC 20, Stanley County 7
FORT PIERRE -- Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central scored two touchdowns in a 25-second span at the end of the first half against Stanley County to grab its first win of the season.
Carter Grohs ran in from two yards out and Cayden Slykhuis hit Tryce Slykhuis on an 18-yard touchdown pass with 54 seconds left in the second quarter. Leading 14-7, Cayden Slykhuis later hit Noah Dickson on a 37-yard scoring strike in the fourth quarter with 6:01 to play. Slykhuis was 7 of 13 for 85 yards, while Seth Tebay ran for 76 yards on 17 carries. Wesley Linke had 12 tackles for the Blackhawks.
Reid Wieczorek hit Lathan Prince for Stanley County’s lone touchdown in the third quarter. Dylan Gabriel also ran for 95 yards on 23 attempts.
The Blackhawks (1-3) play Wagner on Sept. 20 in Wessington Springs. The Buffaloes (1-3) visit Miller/Highmore-Harrold on Sept. 20 in Miller.
Lyman 14, Kadoka Area 8
PRESHO -- Corwin Mohr-Eymer scored a seven-yard touchdown with just over 5 minutes left in the fourth quarter to push Lyman past Kadoka Area on Friday.
Mohr-Eymer had both of Lyman’s touchdowns to go with his 124 rushing yards on 30 carries. Teagan Gourneau also added 63 passing yards, with all three completions going to Ty Schindler. Stockton McClanahan intercepted a pass for the Raiders, holding Kadoka Area to 149 offensive yards.
T.J. Hamar went 6 of 19 for 97 passing yards as he connected with Gaven Sudbeck for the Kougars’ lone score of the game. Reece Ohrtman gained a team-high 20 yards on the ground.
The Raiders (1-2) play Rapid City Christian on Sept. 20 in Presho. The Kougars (2-2) travel to Wall on Sept. 20.
Centerville 58, Avon 32
AVON -- Centerville earned its first win of the season on Friday night, winning a Great Plains Conference nine-man football contest.
Hayden Ellis couldn’t be stopped on the ground as he racked up 240 yards and scored six times. Hunter Ellis recorded 50 rushing yards, 108 passing yards and scored two total touchdowns for the Tornadoes. Jack Walters finished with 81 yards and a score on four catches in the win, while also adding 12 tackles and three for a loss. Hunter Ellis and Jaeden Eli both had nine tackles. Hunter Ellis and Gavin Gibney each intercepted a pass.
Kory DeJong rushed for 193 yards and scored once for the Pirates. Brady Bierema added 51 rushing yards and two scores. Riley Rucktaeschel had a team-high 12 tackles, while Logan Schuurmans finished with 4.5 tackles for loss.
The Tornadoes (1-2) host Scotland on Sept. 20. The Pirates (0-4) travel to undefeated Dell Rapids St. Mary on Sept. 20.
Irene-Wakonda 40, Colome 20
IRENE -- Irene-Wakonda scored three touchdowns in the first quarter, helping it get past Colome on Friday.
Rhet Bertram scored twice for the Cowboys, racking up 71 rushing yards in the process. Brayden Seegers went 8-for-16 through the air for 120 yards and an interception. Jacob Beckers had a team-best 11 tackles, while Adam Cole added nine and one for a loss. Statistics for Irene-Wakonda were not available.
The Eagles (2-2) play Canistota/Freeman on Sept. 20 in Canistota. The Cowboys (1-3) travel to Burke on Sept. 20.
Other area scores
Chamberlain 53, Bennett County 0 in Martin: The visiting Cubs ruined the hosts’ homecoming with a dominant first half, building a 34-0 halftime lead. The game ended midway through the fourth quarter due to the 50-point mercy rule. The Cubs (3-1) visit Mount Vernon/Plankinton on Sept. 20 in Mount Vernon. The Warriors (1-2) head over the border to play Gordon-Rushville (Neb.) on Sept. 20 in Gordon, Nebraska.
Platte-Geddes 36, Gayville-Volin 6 in Platte: Platte-Geddes topped 30 points for the second straight game, which was enough to earn a nine-man football win on Friday. The Black Panthers (2-1) play Kimball/White Lake on Sept. 20 in Platte. The Raiders (0-3) play Alcester-Hudson on Sept. 20 in Alcester.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to correct Hanson’s rushing stats for the game, which were initially incorrectly reported to The Daily Republic.