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Area football roundup

August 27, 2011
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Cougars blank Raiders

MANSON - The Manson Northwest Webster football team scored four touchdowns in the second half to put away East Sac County Friday night, 31-0.

Jesse Partlow ran for 110 yards on just eight carries, including a 49-yard touchdown run.

Chris Stuhrenberg added 57 yards, and had a 25-yard field goal and made all four of his extra-point attempts.

Tucker Herzberg was 3-for-6 passing for 65 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown strike to Trevor Schreier. Brennan Thompson added a 40-yard TD run to finish off the scoring for the Cougars (1-1 overall).

Ben Dolder led the Manson NW defense with an interception.

The Cougars welcome St. Edmond to Manson next Friday night.

Eagles lasso Cowboys

EAGLE GROVE - The Eagle Grove football team scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to claim a 28-14 victory over North Central Conference rival Clarion-Goldfield at home Friday night.

Brandon Johnson led the Eagles (1-0 overall) with 91 yards rushing on 14 carries, scoring three touchdowns. Mitch Gambrill added 90 yards rushing and a score.

Wyatt Sann paced the Cowboys (0-1), running for 107 yards and a score. Dominic Brandt added 60 yards rushing and a touchdown.

The two teams were tied 14-14 heading into the fourth before the Eagles broke free, claiming the victory.

WB-M pounds Ventura

WEST BEND - The 10th-ranked (8-man) West Bend-Mallard football team scored two special teams touchdowns in downing Ventura Friday night, 46-6.

Mitch Bonnstetter ran for 120 yards on just 18 carries, scoring three touchdowns.

The senior also returned a punt 47 yards for a score.

Senior Collin Thatcher had 64 yards rushing and a touchdown, along with a 72-yard kickoff he took back for a touchdown.

All total, the Wolverines (2-0) had 246 yards rushing and held Ventura to only 58 yards passing on the night.

Dylan Zaugg led the West Bend-Mallard's defense with a sack.

DaSilva leads Chargers

LAURENS - The Laurens-Marathon football team pushed their 2011 record to 1-1 with a commanding 60-7 victory over CAL-Latimer Friday night.

Justin DaSilva, a junior, ran 10 times for 171 yards, scoring touchdowns from 63, 33 and 21 yards out. He also added a 55-yard kickoff return for a score for the Chargers.

Tre Selier added 58 yards rushing, while Collin Lind accounted for 48 yards and a score.

Alex Runneberg was a precise 5 of 6 passing for 80 yards, including a 44-yard touchdown to his cousin, Dalton.

Laurens-Marathon had 386 yards of total offense, while the Charger defense limited CAL to just 161.

Lynx roll past Gilbert

WEBSTER CITY - The sixth-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City football team started 2011 in convincing fashion, posting a 66-7 victory over Gilbert Friday night.

Keagan Parks had 100 yards rushing just six minutes into the game for the Lynx (1-0 overall), scoring from 22, 50 and 39 yards out.

Parks finished the night with 166 yards on 11 carries.

Jonny Davis, playing just the first half, had six carries for 105 yards and three scores and completed a 48-yard TD pass to Caleb Crouthamel.

Seth Mossman was a perfect running mate for Parks scoring on a 44-yard touchdown run.Webster City finished with 404 yards of total offense, limiting Gilbert to just 87 total for the game - 63 of which came in the second half.

Crouthamel was part of the standout defense, taking an interception back 40 yards for a score.

No. 7 Titans shutout Indians

POCAHONTAS - The seventh-ranked (Class 2A) South Central Calhoun football team picked up a 20-0 shutout victory over Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer Friday night.

Austin Blair led the Titans (1-0 overall) with 64 yards rushing, scoring a 13-yard touchdown. He also caught a 14-yard pass from Nathan Christensen, who finished 4-for-5 for 57 yards.

Jacob Simpson added 52 yards rushing for SCC, while Brett Monahan had two receptions for 56 yards.

Luke Sommerlot had 69 yards rushing and 11 tackles.

Rams top Perry

JEFFERSON - The Jefferson-JSPC football team scored 17 points in the final eight minutes of their game Friday night to defeat Perry, 17-7.

Mitchell Madson led the Rams (1-0 overall) with 43 yards rushing, including a 1-yard touchdown run to start the scoring.

Kane Marquardt found Brandon Silbaugh for a 2-yard TD strike to give Jefferson-JSPC the lead. Matt Rickers, who made both of his extra-point attempts, also added 32-yard field goal.

Marquardt finished the game 8-for-14 for 69 yards passing, while Silbaugh caught four balls.

Algona loses at home

ALGONA - The Algona football team dropped a 21-13 contest to Forest City Friday night in the 2011 opener for both schools.

The Bulldogs (0-1 overall) struck first, as Sawyer Frideres scored on a 69-yard touchdown run. The Indians responded with a pair of touchdowns of their own, claiming a 14-7 lead.

Algona, though, saw Derek Person find Michael Erpelding on a 35-yard TD strike, moving the Bulldogs within one, as the extra-point failed.

Forest City added another score late in the second and held on for the win.

Frideres led Algona with 69 yards rushing on eight carries, while Person had 77 yards passing.

Warriors fall to Hawks

GOWRIE - Sixth-ranked (Class 1A) Woodward-Granger scored a 29-3 victory over Prairie Valley Friday night.

Nick Carlson led the Warriors (0-1 overall) with 70 yards rushing, while Branden Fiala led the defense with 14 tackles and Dalton Boerner had 12 tackles.