Friday sports roundup: Adrian beats T-M-B; Luverne rolls
Friday night high school football roundup:
Adrian 20, T-M-B 6
ADRIAN -- Brandon Schnoor rushed for 180 yards and the Adrian Dragons defeated Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 20-6 in high school football action Friday night.
The win pushed Adrian to 3-1.
After a scoreless first quarter, the Dragons’ Ian Stamer scored on a 1-yard carry. T-M-B answered before the half on an Ayden Horner 4-yard TD run, but the extra point was missed and Adrian led 7-6 at halftime. Third quarter Adrian touchdown carries by Schnoor (46 yards) and Logan Taylor (3 yards) capped off the scoring.
Adrian finished the game with 218 rushing yards on 42 carries, compared to 118 yards rushing for the Panthers. T-M-B passed for 113 yards on 12 completions in 29 attempts. Adrian passed for 21 yards, completing two of eight.
Preston Nelson was in on 12 tackles for AHS.
T-M-B 0 6 0 0 -- 6
Adrian 0 7 13 0 -- 20
Luverne 38, N-YA 8
NORWOOD-- An early score was all that kept Luverne from shutting out Norwood-Young America. LaShad Smith scored the first touchdown of the game on a long 60-yard dash for the Cardinals.
Wyatt Tordsen for N-YA countered less than half a minute later with his own run of 84 yards for a score. N-YA was able to convert for two points to take an 8-7 lead in the first quarter.
The lead would last for five minutes, as Luverne scored its second touchdown of the quarter on a 6-yard rush from Ashton Sandbulte for a 13-8 lead.
Luverne added two runs in the second quarter. Jacob VonTersch scored for one yard out, and Bailey Cowell completed a 22-yard pass to Smith with 24 seconds left in the half for a 25-8 lead.
Smith scored his third touchdown in the third quarter on a 35-yard dash, and Casey Sehr completed a pass for 16 yards and a touchdown to Cowell for a final score of 38-8 Cardinals.
Luverne had 428 total yards of offense and rushed for 363 yards on 42 attempts. Smith led the Cardinals in rushing with 186 yards on 18 attempts.
The Luverne defense forced three turnovers, two fumbles and one interception. Jamie McCarthy led the Cardinals in tackles with 7.5 and Nick Feit had 7.
Luverne 13 12 7 6 -- 38
Norwood-Young America 8 0 0 0 -- 8
MCC 33, MVL 14
NEW ULM -- Murray County Central overcame a 14-0 deficit in the first quarter and rolled to victory over Minnesota Valley Lutheran.
Blake Schmitz had a hand in the Rebels' first three touchdowns on a 2-yard run, a 50-yard pass to Aaron Johnson, and a 26-yard pass to Dylan Johnson. Dylan Johnson laater scored on a 2-yard run, and Aaron Johnson concluded the scoring on a 23-yard run.
MCC gathered 457 total yards compared to MVL's 263. The Rebels had 339 yards rushing, led by Dylan Johnson who carried 35 times for 258 yards. Schmitz completed seven passes on nine attempts for 118 yards.
Murray County Central 0 20 6 7 -- 33
Minnesota Valley Lutheran 14 0 0 0 -- 14
HL-O/F 42, Edgerton 28
EDGERTON -- Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda trailed just 15 seconds in the second quarter in its dominant victory over Edgerton.
The Coyotes scored two touchdowns in the first. Eli Fest tossed a 26-yard pass to Zach Thier, and then Fest scored on a 43-yard option run to give HLO/F a 12-0 lead.
The Dutchmen made a second quarter comeback attempt with back to back rushing scores. Jeffrey Burvee scored from 10 yards out, and Nolan Buckridge scored from one out to give Edgerton a 14-12 lead.
Dominic White returned the ensuing kickoff 77 yards for a Coyote touchdown, and Eli Fest connected with Tyler Madison on a 28 yard pass later in the quarter to give HLO/F a 28-14 lead.
Fest connected with Madison in the third quarter for a 30 yard touchdown pass.
Edgerton scored its third rushing touchdown on a 2-yard run from Gabe Gilbertson to make the game 34-20.
Junior standout Matt Madsen scored his first touchdown of the game on a 5-yard carry.
Burvee scored his second touchdown from 30-yards out for the Dutchmen late in the fourth.
Madsen had 15 rushes for 62-yards for the Coyotes who had 180 total rushing yards. Eli Fest had 60 yards rushing and went 10-of-14 passing with 143 yards and 4 total touchdowns. Madison had five catches for 74 yards and two touchdowns.
Ethan Koep led the Coyotes defense in tackles with 13, Brayden Peil had 12 tackles, and Madsen had 11 tackles.
HLO/F 12 16 6 8 -- 42
Edgerton 0 14 6 8 -- 28
MLA 40, H-BC 20
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- In a much-anticipated showdown between two undefeated teams, Mountain Lake Area outscored Hills-Beaver Creek 22-0 in the first quarter and held on for a 40-20 victory.
MLA entered the game having outscored opponents 137-12 in its first three victories. H-BC had scored 52 or more points in each of its first three wins.
Abraham Stoesz scored all of Mountain Lake Area’s touchdowns. H-BC got two running TDs from quarterback Gavin Wysong on carries of one and three yards, and he also completed a 3-yard scoring pass to Zander Wysong. For the game, Gavin completed 11 of 19 aerials for 130 yards.
The game was closer than the final score indicated. MLA led 28-12 when H-BC had the ball at the Wolverines’ 1-yard line, but a bad center snap resulted in a lost ball.
Gavin Wysong finished with 11 tackles for H-BC, and Calvin Erickson had 10.
H-BC 0 6 8 6 -- 20
MLA 22 0 6 12 -- 40
JCC 49, RV 12
REDWOOD FALLS -- Bradley Buhl had four rushing touchdowns for Jackson County Central in its victory over Redwood Valley.
Buhl scored on rushes of one yard, five yards, one yard, and five yards as the Huskie offense mustered its way to 324 team rushing yards. Rudy Voss went 10-of-22 passing with 147 yards. Voss also had six carries for 102 yards on the ground. The Huskie offense had a team total of 471 yards.
Redwood Valley had a team total of 28 rushing yards, and 174-yards passing for a total of 202-yards of offense.
The Huskie defense willed its way into forcing and recovering three fumbles.
JCC 21 13 8 7
RV 0 12 0 0
S-O 34, GTRA 14
GRAETTINGER, Iowa -- Busting free from an 8-6 halftime deficit, the Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals outscored Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 22-0 in the third quarter and held on for victory.
Beau Jenness and Dylan Platt led the way. Jenness rushed 19 times for 142 yards and one touchdown, and Platt carried 18 times for 143 yards (including one carry for 86 yards) and two scores.
Jenness completed six of nine passes for 79 yards and two scores.
“Great to get our third win of the year. Are guys battled through adversity and took the challenge. We ran the ball well are offensive line blocked really well tonight and mad holes for our backs, and our backs did a good job of finding the holes,” said S-O head coach Tate Kellenberger.