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Nighthawks open season with a convincing home win over Hill City

TDAACDC rushes for more than 300 yards in victory

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LAKE ANDES, S.D. — Tripp-Delmont/Armour/Andes Central/Dakota Christian gained nearly 400 yards and tallied 27 first downs in a 44-8 Class 11B football victory on Saturday.

The Nighthawks' Mason Reiner had 102 yards on 14 carries and a touchdown, plus threw two touchdowns and was 5-for-9 passing and 70 yards. He hit Hunter Loeffler on a 22-yard touchdown pass and Garth Maas on a 20-yard touchdown.

TDAACDC rushed for 323 yards on 52 carries as a team. Loeffler finished with 80 yards and a touchdown on the ground and Jeff Schnabel had 71 yards on 12 carries. Maas had 60 yards on 11 carries and a rushing touchdown, and Sabas DeHaan added a rushing touchdown. Payton Westendorf had seven tackles, including four for a loss, and a sack, and Riley Spaans earned a safety with a sack.

Hill City, which had 27 rushing yards on 23 carries, scored on an 82-yard yard kickoff return from Isaac Dean. Devin Buehler had 38 yards on 15 carries for the Rangers, and was 6-for-12 passing for 43 yards.

TDAACDC (1-0) plays at Lakota Tech on Aug. 27, while Hill City (0-1) faces Lead-Deadwood on Aug. 26 at home.

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