Class 11A Canton defeated top-ranked Class 11B Tri-Valley by putting up 256 offensive yards on Mustang home turf on Friday night in Colton. Logan Ranschau rushed for 87 yards on 13 attempts with Andrew Oliver, Jacob Peterson and Christian Beachler each contributing touchdowns. Jacob Toso had nine tackles. For Tri-Valley, Tye Klinnert rushed for 74 yards on 9 attempts while Noah Jewett passed 4-for-9 for 59 yards and a touchdown. Up next: Canton (2-2) hosts Dakota Valley, Tri-Valley (3-1) is open.
Sioux Falls Christian 30, Sioux Valley 7 in Sioux Falls – Keegan Van Egdom ran for 183 yards on 24 carries and had touchdowns to lead the Chargers. Dylan Burns and Riley Hogan both had rushing touchdowns for Christian. Daymein Lucas scored on a 6-yard run for Sioux Valley. Burns had 58 rushing yards and 10 tackles for Christian. Brock Swartos had 83 rushing yards on 18 carries for Sioux Valley. Next: Christian (4-0) hosts Flandreau; Sioux Valley (2-1) visits Milbank.
Pierre 37, Huron 12 in Huron – Brevin Kaiser had 83 rushing yards and was 15-for-33 in the air for 246 yards to lead Pierre. He had two rushing touchdowns and one passing touchdown. Seath Neal added two rushing touchdowns. For Huron, The Evers scored on a 73-yard pass from Hyland Heinz. Heinz was 11-for-30 for 219 yards and two scores. Next: Huron (1-3) visits Brookings; Pierre (4-0) hosts Yankton.
Brandon Valley 43, Rapid City Stevens 0 in Rapid City – Despite 110 yards of penalties in the first half, Brandon Valley, 2-2, scored on its first four possessions and five of six for a 40-0 halftime lead. The Lynx would finish with about 158 yards in penalties in the game. In the first half alone, the Lynx got two touchdown passes from quarterback Alex Waltner to Spencer Grage – 1 and 23 yards; two touchdown runs from Alex Wickersham – 1 and 72 yards and a 65-yard touchdown run by Tyler Hintz. The Lynx had 425 total yards in the first half. Next: The Lynx visit Harrisburg.
McCook Central/Montrose 28, Flandreau 0 in Salem – Jerry Kappenman had two rushing touchdowns and ran for 190 yards on 22 carries to lead MCM. Colin Cleveland had two touchdowns on runs of 7 and 5 yards. Kappenman also had 10 tackles and Jesse Muth 11. Next: MCM (2-2) visits Beresford; Flandreau (0-4) visits Sioux Falls Christian.
Madison 54, Lennox 21 in Madison—Emboldened by last week’s win over West Central, top-ranked Madison put up 366 offensive yards to defeat Lennox by a handy margin. Bulldogs quarterback Mitch Hansen threw 10-for20 for 198 yards and four touchdowns while Brodie Frederiksen led with 107 rushing yards on 23 attempts. John Oldenkamp had 121 rushing yards for Lennox and quarterback Tyler Leisinger threw 6-for13 and 74 yards. Madison sealed their victory with Mason Leighton’s 75-yard punt return for a touchdown with 1:03 remaining on the clock. Up next: Madison (4-0) heads to Vermillion, (3-1) Lennox hosts Tri-Valley.
Gayville-Volin 30, Andes Central/Dakota Christian 0 at Gayville—Grant Rice’s 14-yard pass to Colbey Rickford started things off for Gayville-Volin, and Rice went on to score on an 18-yard interception in the second quarter. Rice contributed the final touchdown of the night with a 1-yard run in the third quarter. CJ Lee led with 60 rushing yards and Rice led with 15 tackles. Up next: Gayville-Volin (2-2) is open, Andes Central/Dakota Christian (1-2) hosts Corsica-Stickney.
Canistota 48, Elkton 0 in Canistota—Top-ranked Canistota rolled Elkton with 321 total offensive yards. Jerad Nielsen led with 129 rushing yards and two touchdowns, followed by Scott Jolley with 54 yards. Elkton managed to halt Canistota’s advance by the fourth quarter with Taryn Krog contributing six tackles for the Elks, but the team remained scoreless at the end of the night. Up next: Canistota (3-0) faces Hanson in Alexandria, Elkton (0-4) is open.
West Central 28, Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 18 in Emery – Jonah Rechtenbaugh returned the opening kickoff in for a 91-yard score and added 15-yard touchdown to lead the Trojans. He ended the game with 19 carries for 124 yards. Jordan Lueth scored on a 10-yard run and Wilfred Konateh on a 15-yard run. The Trojans led 14-6 at halftime. For BEE, Colton Plagmann scored on a 1-yard run and Cole Gassman on a 13-yard run. Jesse Grosdidier hit Camden Myers on a 3-yard score. Gassman ran for 54 yards on 18 carries and Grosdidier was 16-of-20 for 145 yards. Next: WC (3-1) hosts Dell Rapids and BEE (2-2) visits Tea.
Beresford 20, Elk Point-Jefferson 6 at Elk Point—Beresford’s Chris Kropuenske led with 145 rushing yards on 15 attempts, while Thatcher Schlup followed with 50 yards on six attempts. Kaleb Peterson contributed the most tackles at nine. Elk Point-Jefferson’s Michael Murphy threw 5-for-8 for 112 yards, including a 71-yard touchdown pass to Preston Fejfar. Justin Broekemeier had 10.5 tackles. Up next: Beresford (2-2) hosts McCook Central/Montrose, Elk Point-Jefferson (0-4) is open.
Mitchell 62, Sturgis 7 in Mitchell—Kanin Nelson passed 2-for-3 59 yards and one touchdown. Sam Michels led Mitchell in rushing with 111 yards and two touchdowns, while Spencer Neugevauer put up 91 yards, three touchdowns and caught a 36-yard pass. Sturgis’s Tanner Nelson had 29 carries for 154 yards and a 79-yard touchdown run. Up next: Mitchell (2-2) plays Spearfish at BHSU, Sturgis (0-4) hosts Douglas.
Garretson 54, Viborg-Hurley 18 in Garretson —Garretson quarterback Shay Gibson threw 7-for-13 for 238 yards and three touchdowns, and ran a 1-yard touchdown himself. Aaron Hoon had a 70-yard kick return for a touchdown, and Hayden King rushed for a 24-yard touchdown. For Viborg-Hurley, Logan Hansen had an 18-yard touchdown. Walker Kropuenske (85) and Dillon Sawyer (81) each had field-length kickoff returns. Up next: Garretson (2-2) faces Baltic, Viborg-Hurley (1-3) hosts Parker in Viborg.
Alcester-Hudson 56, Parker 22 in Parker – Grant Johnson had five rushing touchdowns and a passing touchdown to lead AH. He ran for 182 yards on 17 carries and threw for 33. Landon Leberman threw three touchdown passes for Parker and Kordell Buyck had a 27-yard rushing touchdown. Zamuiel Centeno, Zack Anderson and Shane Kasten had receiving touchdowns. Next: AH (3-1) visits Irene-Wakonda (3-1) visits Viborg.
Tea 14, Dell Rapids 6 in Tea – Kendon Rensch scored two rushing touchdowns to lead Tea. He scored on a 5-yard run in the second quarter and a 1-yard run in the third quarter. He ended the game with 55 rushing yards on 13 carries. Payton Conrad ran for 52 yards on 10 carries and was 11-of-24 with 203 passing yards. Adam Heien had 144 receiving yards on seven receptions. For Dell Rapids, Hunter Hansen was 6-of-12 for 83 yards. Sam White scored on a 3-yard run in the fourth quarter. Next: Tea (3-1) hosts Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan; Dell Rapids (1-3) visits West Central.
Dell Rapids St. Mary 24, Castlewood-Estelline 0 in in Dell Rapids – Josh Brown ran 20 times for 138 yards and three touchdowns to lead St. Mary. Casey Hansen was 4 of 10 for 60 yards. Dalton Houska had 11.5 tackles. For C-E, Maxx Hausman ran 24 times for 118 yards. Costner Ching had 9 tackles.
Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 33, Menno/Marion 30 at ORR— Riston Wolf started the night with a 1-yard touchdown for ORR 37 seconds into the game. Wolf went on to score two more touchdowns of 24 and 16 yards, while Menno/Marion’s Spencer Schultz threw two touchdowns and ran one in himself. Up next: Oldham-Ramona/Rutland (2-1) plays Colman-Egan, Menno/Marion (0-2) hosts Bon Homme.
Mount Vernon-Plankington 58, Irene-Wakonda 26 at Mount Vernon-Plankington—Irene-Wakonda took an early 6-point lead during the first quarter, but MVP responded with 50 total points during the second and third quarters. Hayden Schmidt rushed for 122 yards and Tate Deinert rushed for 99. IW’s Gabe King passed 22-for-38 for 257 yards and three touchdowns and had nine tackles on the defensive side. Up next: Mount Vernon-Plankington (3-0) plays Woonsocket/Wess. Springs/Sanborn Central at Forestburg, Irene-Wakonda hosts Alcester-Hudson.
Britton-Hecla 53, Wilmot 0 in Wilmot—Parker Marlow scored ran three touchdowns, passed for another and rushed for 110 total yards to lead Britton-Hecla against a scoreless Wilmot. Preston Jones rushed for 102 yards and scored two touchdowns. Up next: Britton-Hecla (1-3) plays Great Plains Lutheran in Watertown, Wilmot (0-4) plays Florenc/Henry in Florence.
Waverly-South Shore 40, Florence-Henry 0 at Florence-Henry – Bailey Comes was 6-of-11 with 43 passing yards and two TDs to lead WSS. Comes and Carson Britzman both had rushing touchdowns.
Chamberlain 26, Red Cloud 0 in Chamberlain – Parker Evans ran for 152 yards and two touchdowns to lead Chamberlain. Spencer Kirkpatrick and Jeremy Heron had 58 yards rushing apiece.
Western Christian 52, Sibley-Ocheyedan 14 – Ben Granstra had three rushing touchdowns for WC. He ran for 159 yards on 21 carries. For S-O, Logan Jenness had 90 receiving yards and Garrett Sayler was 8 of 22 for 143 yards in the air.
Pipestone Area 21, Luverne 6 at Luverne—Pipestone put up 297 offensive yards to defeat the Cardinals in a game that saw Austin Moeller rush 110 yards on 15 attempts. Luverne’s Nick Harder had seven tackles. Up next: Pipestone (5-0) hosts Redwood Valley, Luverne (3-2) goes to St. James.