PV bounces back
BURNSIDE - Prairie Valley rebounded from a tough Week 1 loss with a bang on Friday night, pounding Southeast Webster-Grand by a 54-6 count.
Mason Gordon, a junior, powered the Warriors (1-1 overall) offensively with seven carries for 94 yards and three scores.
Alec Holmgaard and Nick Carlson each found paydirt on the ground as well for Prairie Valley.
Warrior quarterback Cole Black also hooked up with Jordan Samuelson for a 20-yard touchdown.
Eagles lose on the road
ALLEMAN - The Eagle Grove football team struggled to contain No. 5 (Class 2A) North Polk on the road here Friday night, dropping a 42-14 decision.
Junior signal-caller Brandon Johnson contributed 172 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Eagles (1-1 overall). Johnson also threw for 106 yards, including a 44-yard scoring strike to classmate Chris Monley.
Despite taking the loss, Eagle Grove actually outgained the defending state runner-up Comets in total yardage, 384-270.
BG wins tight tilt
ALGONA - After a rough opening week, Bishop Garrigan bounced back with a 14-7 victory over Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer on Friday night.
Shawn Vaske led the Golden Bearns (1-1 overall) with 184 yards. He had a 93-yard touchdown run.
Luke Eischen caught a 27-yard touchdown strike from Reece Wadle.
Wadle was 3-for-5 passing for 74 yards.
Parks rushes for 260 yards
IOWA FALLS - Sixth-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City was firing on all cylinders once again in a 69-28 rout of Iowa Falls-Alden here Friday night in a game called midway through the fourth quarter due to lightning.
Senior Keagan Parks accounted for 260 yards and four touchdowns rushing on 15 carries for the Lynx (2-0 overall). Parks recorded scoring jaunts of 4, 60, 60 and 62 yards.
Classmate Jonny Davis also notched 162 yards on the ground for Webster City, including 89- and 32-yard scampers to the endzone. Davis threw 57- and 26-yard touchdown passes to Caleb Crouthamel as well.
On the defensive side of the ball, Andrew May paced the Lynx with a pair of picks.
Scott Hartema supplied a bright spot for the Cadets (1-1) with 150 yards rushing on 18 attempts.
Webster City, which has now racked up 135 points through the first two weeks, finished with a whopping 638 yards of total offense - 527 rushing and 111 passing - last evening.
Mustangs thump No. 7 Wildcats
NEWELL - The Newell-Fonda football team made quite a statement, thumping No. 7 (8-Man) Glidden-Ralston 45-8.
Rigo Johnson, a junior, reached the endzone four times for the Mustangs (2-0 overall). Johnson delivered touchdown runs of 1, 1 and 35 yards. He also hauled in an 18 yard-scoring strike from quarterback Zak Sievers.
Jonathan Johnson chipped in 119 yards and a pair of scores on 15 carries as well for Newell-Fonda. Jonathan found paydirt from 5 and 70 yards out.
Tackle leaders for the Mustangs were Rigo Johnson (13), Jonathan Johnson (7) and Austin Pedersen (7).
Titans edge No. 9 Wolves
LAKE CITY - No. 6 (Class 2A) South Central Calhoun survived a scare with a nail-biting 13-10 home triumph over ninth-ranked (1A) IKM.
Senior Austin Blair's 11-yard dash to paydirt with 3:33 remaining in the game proved to be the difference for the Titans (2-0 overall). Blair finished with a team-high 76 yards on 17 attempts.
Kyler Case added the other South Central Calhoun touchdown on a 2-yard plunge. The Titans actually trailed 10-0 at the intermission before clawing back in the second half.
Colten Riley spearheaded the South Central Calhoun defensive unit with 13 stops. Blair and Kirby Vogel each collected 11 tackles.
C-G rolls at home
CLARION - Clarion-Goldfield picked up a 33-14 victory over Humboldt on Friday night.
Dominic Brandt led the Cowboys (1-1 overall) on the ground. Brandt ran for 171 yards on 22 carries. Brandt had touchdown runs of 63 and one yards. Brandt also returned an interception to the endzone from 39 yards out. Brandt blocked a punt as well.
Wyatt Sann rushed for a 25-yard touchdown and caught a 24-yard strike from?Adam Stevens.
Jake Haberman had 123 yards on 13 carries.
Humboldt's (0-2) Ben Jacobson scored on a one-yard run and threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Landon Nokleby.
Raiders stop CC-E
ROYAL - The East Sac County football team evened its record at 1-1 on the young season here Friday night.
Behind a stifling defensive effort, the Raiders blanked Clay Central-Everly by a 12-0 final.
Cody McDonough, a junior, ignited East Sac County offensively with 134 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns on 26 carries.
Cody Wellington added 42 yards on nine totes for the Raiders.
Carter Niehaus was the top receiver for East Sac County with three catches for 38 yards.
Defensively, the Raiders were paced by Zach Mason with 12 tackles.
Brandon Haberl chipped in eight stops as well for East Sac County, while Craig Blass blocked two punts.