Friday night high school football roundup:
MCC 21, Adrian 6
ADRIAN -- Defense was the name of the game in the bout between Adrian and Murray County Central as both offenses had less than 170 yards.
Dylan Johnson scored both offensive touchdowns for the Rebels, a 4-yard catch from Blake Schmitz, and a second quarter 1-yard rush. The Dragons limited the MCC offense to 78 rushing yards on 31 attempts.
MCC scored its third touchdown of the night via a kickoff return by Johnson. The MCC defense sacked Adrian quarterbacks four times. Ryland Behnke had 16 total tackles, Johnson had 13, and Dawson Tutt had 11.
Brandon Schnoor scored the lone Adrian touchdown in the fourth quarter on a 2-yard dash. Schnoor lead the team in rushing with 59 yards on 25 attempts. Quarterback Ian Stamer was 6-of-15 with 64 yards. Logan Taylor had nine total tackles for the Dragons.
MCC 0 0 14 7 -- 21
Adrian 0 0 0 6 -- 6
H-BC 55, GHEC/Truman 20
HILLS -- In an offensive outburst, Hills-Beaver Creek put up 49 first-half points and rolled to a big victory over Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman, advancing to 2-0 on the young season.
Tyson Bork rushed 10 times for 199 yards and ran for three touchdowns, covering 5, 62 and 63 yards on the scores. He also caught a 44-yard touchdown pass.
Teammate Gavin Wysong completed five of seven passes for 108 yards and three touchdowns. He threw one to Zander Wysong dovering 28 yards, and another from two yards away to Tryce Bennett.
The teams played with a running clock in the second half.
H-BC finished with 427 total yards compared to GHEC/Truman’s 254. On defense, Gavin Wysong made 11 tackles and was credited with 1.5 sacks. Oliver Deelstra had an interception and Easton Harnack had a fumble recovery.
GHEC/Truman 0 14 0 6 -- 20
Hills-Beaver Creek 23 26 6 0 -- 55
RCW 48, HLO/F 8
RENVILLE -- One miscue was all it took for Renville County West to get hot in its 9-man victory over Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda.
Jack Howard struck first for the Jaguars, tossing a 64-yard touchdown to Brandan Hoberg. Hoberg scored his second touchdown on defense, as he snared a tipped ball off a Coyotes arm and returned it 98 yards to the house. The Jaguars finished with 150 rushing yards, 245 passing yards, and 395 total yards of offense.
HLO/F scored its lone touchdown in the fourth quarter on a 55-yard Matt Madsen run, who also put in the two-point conversion. The Coyotes had 154 rushing yards and 86 passing yards. Madsen had 18 rushes for 124 yards and a touchdown.
HLO/F 0 0 0 8 -- 8
RCW 16 16 16 0 -- 48
Maple River 27, Luverne 21 (OT)
LUVERNE -- In overtime, Maple River’s Caden Ochsendorf scored on a 1-yard run, and the extra point gave the Eagles a victory over Luverne.
It was Ochsendorf’s third touchdown run of the game.
Luverne got two scores from LaShad Smith on carries of 17 and 24 yards. Bailey Cowell had the other LHS touchdown, coming on a 1-yard run.
The Cardinals led 21-14 through three quarters.
Cowell completed seven of 11 passes for 74 yards and Smith rushed 18 times for 108. As a team, Luverne totaled 228 yards of total offense compared to Maple River’s 328. The Eagles got 275 of their yards running the football, and Ochsendorf led the way with 154 yards on 21 totes.
Maple River 7 0 7 7 -- 27
Luverne 7 7 7 0 -- 21
Edgerton 36, Madelia 34
EDGERTON -- Down 26-16 at the half, Edgerton was able to ground and pound its way to a victory over Madelia.
The Dutchmen had 441 rushing yards on 62 attempts, Jeff Burvee had three touchdowns on 13 carries and 84 yards. Nolan Buckridge had 22 carries on 123 yards and two touchdowns. Gabe Gilbertson led Edgerton in rushing yards with 216 on 24 yards. The Dutchmen were able to work their way into a 10-point lead in the fourth.
With four minutes remaining in the fourth, Ethan Arndt threw his third touchdown pass to make it a two point game for Madelia. Arndt went 14-of-22 passing with 261 yards. With two first downs following the Madelia score, the Dutchmen were able to kneel out the remainder of the clock for its second victory.
Madelia 0 26 0 8 -- 34
Edgerton 8 8 12 8 -- 36
MLA 49, W-WG 6
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Mountain Lake Area used four rushing touchdowns from Abraham Stoesz to help its way to a solid win against Westbrook-Walnut Grove. Teammate Mace Herrig scored twice on runs.
W-WG showed some life offensively in the first half, but mistakes hurt. The Chargers’ only score came in the fourth quarter when Coltin Pilacqynski recovered a fumble in the endzone.
Jace Paplow led W-WG with 50 yards rushing on 14 carries. Ethan Mischke completed seven of 12 passes for 80 yards.
Paplow had 18 tackles on defense and Gabe Krick had 13.
Westbrook-Walnut Grove 0 0 0 6 -- 6
Mountain Lake Area 13 14 14 8 -- 49
S-O 28, Okoboji 13
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Sibley-Ocheyedan ran for 310 yards in its Homecoming victory over Okoboji. Beau Jenness led the Generals in rushing gaining 141 yards on 20 attempts with two touchdowns. Dylan Platt had 97 yards on 15 attempts, and Austin Kruger had 43 yards on 14 attempts, and a touchdown. Jenness had an interception, and Trey Schuck pad a pick six for S/O.
The Generals played a complete game as the Pioneers’ two scores came on a kickoff return by Jaden Heller and a pick-six by Dawson Goecke.
Both offenses struggled passing the football as each team threw two interceptions.