10/5/2012 10:38:00 PM Tigers blank Eagles for homecoming
Falcons win fourth straight
BLHS 00-00-00-00 = 00 RRC 14-12-08-08 = 42 Red Rock Central's Jeff DeCock did a little bit of everything Friday night, helping lead the Falcons to a 42-0 homecoming victory over Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart in Lamberton.
The win was the fourth straight for the Falcons.
DeCock got the Falcons on the board early with a 19-yard run. Dillion Benson tacked on an 8-yard touchdown for a 14-0 lead after one quarter.
DeCock then reeled in a 71-yard touchdown strike from Brady Bierl, then intercepted a pass and ran it back 35 yards for a score and a 26-0 halftime lead.
Bierl found DeCock in the third quarter for a 40-yard touchdown. Bierl tacked on a 3-yard touchdown run early in the fourth.
DeCock rushed six times for 67 yards and had five catches for 175 yards in the win. Mitchell Schroepfer added 60 yards rushing on 16 carries. Jordan Schroepfer rushed seven times for 55 yards and Benson had nine carries for 44 yards.
Bierl completed 5-of-6 passes for 175 yards, all to DeCock.
RCW 00-00-00-06 = 06 WWG 22-22-08-00 = 52 Westbrook-Walnut Grove scored points in bunches in the first half, building a 44-0 halftime lead in its way to a 52-6 homecoming victory over Renville County West in Westbrook.
The Chargers struck early on a 25-yard run by Dana Madson. John Elzenga then found Madson for touchdown strikes of 37 and 41 yards for a 22-0 lead after one quarter.
In the second, Madson added a 5-yard touchdown run. Andy Merrick raced 38 yards for a touchdown and Shane Buchman hooked up with Levi Bunting for a 70-yard touchdown strike.
Matt Otto added a 5-yard touchdown run early in the third to cap the Charger scoring.
Merrick led WWG with 132 yards rushing on eight carries. Madson rushed 10 times for 100 yards. Elzenga completed 6-of-7 passes for 85 yards. Bunting had three catches for 81 yards and Madson added two catches for 78 yards, both for touchdowns.
MLA 14-08-00-12 = 34 Randolph 00-08-00-00 = 08 A long bus ride did Mt. Lake Area no favors as the Wolverines turned the ball over five times Friday night. But the defense gave the offense a short field to work with, resulting in a 34-8 Wolverine victory at Randolph.
MLA struck early on a 10-yard touchdown pass from Carter Kirk to Josiah Stoesz. Ryan Klassen tacked on a 29-yard touchdown run for a 14-0 lead after one quarter.
In the second, Kirk scored his first of three rushing touchdowns on a 1-yard sneak. Randolph scored on a 58-yard pass play, making the score 22-8 at halftime.
After a scoreless third quarter, the Wolverines put the game away in the fourth with touchdown runs of 20 and 11 yards by Kirk.
Kirk finished with 19 carries for 128 yards to lead the Wolverines. Klassen added 16 carries for 61 yards.
Kirk completed 6-of-19 passes for 80 yards. Stoesz had two catches for 15 yards while Klassen had two catches for 12 yards.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. MLA: vs. Edgerton-Ellsworth (at Mt. Lake), Oct. 12 RRC: at New Ulm Cathedral, Oct. 12 WWG: vs. SWU (at Westbrook), Oct. 12
Marshall 27-14-07-00 = 48 Windom 00-00-00-00 = 00 Undefeated Marshall scored early and often Friday night, spoiling homecoming night for the Windom Eagles with a 48-0 decision at Island Park.
The Tigers put up 27 points in the first quarter, including 20 in the first six minutes of the game. Marshall started the scoring just 12 seconds into the game when Rhett Struve returned the opening kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown for a 7-0 lead.
Windom fumbled on its first play from scrimmage, giving the Tigers the ball at the 24. Three plays later Colton Citrowske scored his first of three touchdowns on a 14-yard run for a 13-0 lead.
After a Windom three-and-out, Marshall went 39 yards in five plays, capped with a 12-yard run by Citrowske 5:06 into the game for a 20-0 lead.
After another Eagle three-and-out, Marshall went 40 yards in four plays, capped with a 9-yard run by Brock Baumgarn for a 27-0 lead.
The Eagle defense made a stop on the next Tiger possession, but Windom was unable to record a first down until late in the first half.
Marshall tacked on a score with 6:37 to go in the second capping a seven-play, 81-yard drive with a 10-yard run by Citrowske for a 34-0 lead. Following an Eagle punt, the Tigers went 60 yards in five plays, capped by a 10-yard run by Struve for a 41-0 lead.
Windom got its initial first down of the game late in the half, and picked up three first downs before an interception on a desperation throw on the final play of the first half.
The Tigers forced a three-and-out to start the half by the Eagles and returned the punt for a touchdown, only to have it called back on a penalty. But Marshall went 63 yards in just four plays, capped with a 22-yard run by Timmy Vang for the final score of the game.
Windom's offense was held to 81 yards in the game, including 51 yards on 33 carries. Michael Rivera led the Eagles on the ground with 14 yards on seven carries before leaving late in the first half with an injury. Brandon Thongvivong had eight carries for nine yards.
Thongvivong completed 1-of-2 passes for 16 yards while Rivera was 1-of-2 for 14 yards.
Next games: Check for updates after each game. Windom: at Redwood Valley, Oct. 12