Late Shimek field goal lifts Windom past Pipestone Area

WINDOM -- Dan Shimek kicked a 30-yard field goal with 13 seconds remaining in regulation Friday night to lift the Windom Eagles to a 31-28 Southern Minnesota Alliance Conference football victory over Pipestone Area.

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WINDOM -- Dan Shimek kicked a 30-yard field goal with 13 seconds remaining in regulation Friday night to lift the Windom Eagles to a 31-28 Southern Minnesota Alliance Conference football victory over Pipestone Area.

After PA scored to tie the game at 28-all with less than two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Windom -- keyed by a pair of big-gain passing plays from A.J. Stevens to Brett Dumke -- moved the ball to the Arrows' 13-yard line.

With 13 seconds showing on the clock, Shimek kicked the ball through the uprights to put Windom up by three, and the Eagles stopped the Arrows on the ensuing kick to secure the victory.

Windom's Jesse Behrens scored three touchdowns and finished with 59 rushing yards on 11 carries and 61 receiving yards on five catches.

Stevens (8-for-10, 120 yards) found Behrens for a 14-yard touchdown play in the first quarter. Behrens rushed for a two-yard score in the second quarter, and Shimek added the point-after kick to give Windom a 13-6 halftime lead.


Behrens returned the second-half's opening kick 95 yards for a touchdown, and Shimek's extra point gave the Eagles a 20-6 lead.

Windom's Kirby Johnson (12 carries, 46 yards) scored on a six-yard burst later in the third quarter before Behrens ran in for the two-point conversion, making it 28-14 and setting up the exciting fourth quarter.

Dumke finished with three catches for 59 yards, and Tim Nagorske rushed for 56 yards on 13 carries.

Windom (1-1) plays at Redwood Valley next week, while PA (1-1) hosts Crookston.

Pipestone 6 0 8 14 -- 28

Windom 6 7 15 3 -- 31

JCC 20, Waseca 3

WASECA -- Matt Brandt threw for two touchdowns and Torey Stewart rushed for another as Jackson County Central won its second straight.


Stewart finished with 71 yards rushing on 15 carries, one yard fewer than Caleb Lines, who led the team (on five attempts).

Ryan Rasche and Justin Schmit each scored on 15-yard touchdown receptions for JCC (2-0), which hosts Blue Earth Area Friday.

Waseca gained 150 yards of total offense, 103 on the ground.

JCC 7 0 7 6 -- 20

Waseca 0 3 0 0 -- 3

New Ulm 24, Luverne 6

NEW ULM -- Luverne's Jeremy Hoff rushed for a 79-yard touchdown, but New Ulm was too much for Luverne.

Luverne (0-2) hosts Fairmont next week.


Luverne 0 0 6 0 -- 6

New Ulm 7 7 3 7 -- 24

Edgerton 34, Lakeview 0

EDGERTON -- Kevin Vander Schaaf rushed the ball 28 times for 254 yards and three touchdowns to power Edgerton past Lakeview.

Edgerton finished the game with 351 rushing yards on 55 carries and forced six turnovers on defense.

Vander Schaaf scored on sprints of 40, eight and 13 yards in the first half. He also made eight tackles and intercepted a pass.

Marty Van Peursem rushed for 51 yards and scored on an eight-yard gallop in the third quarter. He led the Flying Dutchmen with 11 tackles and also intercepted a pass.

Trey Manitz, who also intercepted a pass, threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to D.J. Berning in the third quarter.

Edgerton (2-0) plays Lincoln HI/Lake Benton in Lake Benton next week.

Lakeview 0 0 0 0 -- 0

Edgerton 14 6 14 0 -- 34

Adrian 50, Ortonville 6

ADRIAN -- The Dragons poured on the offense, picking up 553 total yards -- 434 rushing -- to rout Ortonville.

Glen Kruger and Jesse Brake each rushed for 100 yards or more (Kruger 110, Brake 100), and Brake added a touchdown run. Cody Kontz ran for one touchdown and added another through the air.

Mitchell Cox and Will Lutmer each tallied 10 tackles for Adrian (2-0). Lutmer also had two sacks.

Adrian hosts Fulda Friday.

Ortonville 0 0 0 6 -- 6

Adrian 21 9 6 14 -- 50

Minneota 41, Fulda 13

FULDA -- Matt Buysse threw for three touchdown passes to lead the Minneota Vikings past the Fulda Raiders.

Tyson Sonnenburg (20 yards), Trent Hennen (14 yards) and Thomas Bueltel (seven yards) all caught touchdown passes for Minneota, which racked up 201 rushing yards and 94 passing yards.

Fulda's Tyler Goedtke scored on a seven-yard run, and Aaron Leinen raced 22 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Miguel Lavoie led the Raiders (0-2) with 96 rushing yards on 27 carries. He was also 4-for-10 passing with 21 yards.

Alex Hein carried the ball nine times for 33 yards for the Raiders, who totaled 191 rushing yards on 44 attempts.

Minneota 14 14 6 7 -- 41

Fulda 0 0 0 13 -- 13

MACCRAY 15, T-M-B 14

TRACY -- Justin Koenen rushed for a pair of first-half touchdowns to lead MACCRAY to a victory over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.

Koenen scored on runs of 28 and 11 yards, and he added the point-after kick following his second score, which proved to be the game-winning point.

T-M-B's David Schmidt caught a 62-yard touchdown pass from Isaac Dolan (15-for-30, 198 yards) in the second quarter.

Seth Swan rushed in from six yards out to pull the Panthers (1-1) within three points (15-12) in the fourth quarter. Dolan hit Schmidt (seven catches, 123 yards) for the two-point conversion to finish the scoring.

MACCRAY 8 7 0 0 -- 15

T-M-B 0 6 0 8 -- 14

RRC 45, RCW 12

DANUBE -- Dylan Barker ran for 65 yards and a touchdown, and also caught a touchdown pass, before leaving the game with a broken left collarbone in Red Rock Central's victory.

His status is uncertain.

Blake Walker threw for two touchdowns -- the second to Josh Fredrickson -- and had 75 yards on 6-of-7 completions to help RRC, which outgained RCW 280-147.

Ryan Bendict led the Falcons with 55 yards on nine carries.

RRC (2-0) visits ML-B-O Friday.

RRC 18 14 7 6 -- 45

RCW 0 0 6 6 -- 12

Springfield 37, ML-B-O 6

SPRINGFIELD -- Mountain Lake-Butterfield-Odin was held to 152 total yards as the defending state champs rolled at home.

Kyle Schroeder threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Matt Strom to cap a 70-yard drive for ML-B-O's only score of the game.

Mike Smith ran for 23 yards on 11 attempts for the Wolverines (1-1), who host RRC Friday.

ML-B-O 6 0 0 0 -- 6

Springfield 12 6 12 7 -- 37

Estherville-Lincoln Central 28, Sheldon 7

SHELDON, Iowa -- Garrett Crowl scored Sheldon's only touchdown with a three-yard rush in the first quarter, as the Orabs fell to Estherville-Lincoln Central.

Sheldon -- which was limited to 101 total yards (62 passing, 39 rushing) -- was led in tackles by Josh Ihnen's 11 tackles. Stephen Kirschbaum charted five tackles and two interceptions.

Sheldon (0-2) hosts Sibley-Ocheyedan next week.

E-LC 0 6 8 14 -- 28

Sheldon 7 0 0 0 -- 7

Spirit Lake 21, S-O 6

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Spirit Lake used a pair of defensive touchdowns in the fourth quarter -- a 29-yard interception return by Mike Sandy and a fumble recovery by Brock Bonnicksen in the end zone -- to hold off Sibley-Ocheyedan.

Boomer Dreeszen led the offense for Spirit Lake (1-1), going 11-for-18 with 112 yards passing. Tyson Kaminska added 55 yards on 14 carries.

Ross Wiersma scored S-O's only touchdown on an 80-yard run in the first quarter. He finished the game with 63 yards on eight attempts. S-O turned the ball over four times in the game.

S-O (0-2) visits Sheldon Friday.

S-O 6 0 0 0 -- 6

SL 7 0 0 14 -- 21

Other score

Murray County Central remained unbeaten in early-season action, rolling past Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, 46-12. MCC (2-0) has scored 92 points in its first two games.

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