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Area football roundup

September 22, 2012
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Wellik has career night for E-Hawks

MANSON - Andrew Wellik ran for an Emmetsburg school-record 364 yards, leading the sixth-ranked (Class 1A) E-Hawks to a 43-21 victory Friday night.

Wellik had 31 carries and scored four touchdowns, as Emmetsburg (4-1 overall) ran for 524 yards as a team.

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Alex Bush led the Cougars (2-3) with 202 yards passing, completing 12 of 24 and a 64-yard TD strike to Hudson Spedding.

Ty Condon had the other Manson Northwest Webster touchdown, while Brody Eischeid caught five balls for 56 yards and Josh Markert hauled in four for 71.

Wildcats drub Lions

HUMBOLDT - The Humboldt football team took advantage of five Clear Lake turnovers, earning as 26-10 victory Friday night.

The Wildcats had three fumble recoveries, two interceptions and a Jaxon Heinz 88-yard kickoff return.

Brady Ross carried the ball 24 times for 69 yards and two touchdowns, while also hauling ina 15-yard TD strike from Ben Jacobson.

Jacobson finished 11 of 23 for 182 yards, connecting with Tyler Zaugg seven times for 131 yards for Humboldt (2-3 overall, 2-1 in 3A, District 3).

Jerod Hauck had a 44-yard interception return to set up a Ross touchdown, while Landon Nokleby also had a pick. Alex Nelson recovered two fumbles, and Don Smith had another.

Late score lifts Titans

LAKE CITY - The South Central Calhoun football team snapped a two-game losing skid with a 13-7 victory over Estherville-LC Friday night.

Jake Petzenhauser had a 41-yard touchdown pass to Tanner Toms for the game-winning score for the Titans (3-2 overall, 1-1 in 2A, District 2) with 2:33 left in the game.

Petzenhauser finished 10-for-19 for 148 yards and the one touchdown for the Titans.

Toms had three catches for 65 yards, and added 15 tackles on defense.

Kyler Case led the South Central Calhoun rushing attack with 74 yards on 16 carries and a score.

Cody Schoop added 10 tackles on defense for the Titans.

Webster City rolls over Algona

WEBSTER CITY - The Webster City football team picked up their fourth consecutive victory of the year, topping North Central Conference rival Algona Friday night, 28-14.

Alex Oswald had two touchdowns, throwing one to Boone Myers and running one in himself. Connor Larson also added a pair of touchdown runs for the Lynx (4-1 overall, 3-0 in 3A, District 3), who are the lone undefeated team in the district after Clear Lake's loss to Humboldt last night.

Larson finished with 21 carries for 113 yards, while Oswald added 88 yards on 18 carries.

Nelson Ball, Trey Tesdahl and Austin Myers led the Webster City defense with an interception each. Ball and Tesdahl's picks resulted in scoring drives for the Lynx.

For the Bulldogs (2-3, 1-2), Michael Erpelding had a 75-yard touchdown reception from Weston Shaw. Sawyer Frideres also added a TD run for Algona.

Frideres had 84 yards rushing on 11 totes for the Bulldogs. Shaw completed 9 of 19 for 162 yards.

Pocahontas Area handles MV-AO

POCAHONTAS - The Pocahontas Area football team earned a 36-18 victory over Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto Friday night.

Draven Barth led the Indians (3-2 overall, 1-2 in 1A, District 2) with 25 carries for 125 yards and two scores.

Aaron Youngberg connected with Logan Jepsen on a touchdown strike, finishing 6 of 10 for 86 yards. Jepsen had five catches for 79 yards.

Jay Brinkman paced the Pocahontas Area defense with 13 tackles, while Aaron Aljets and Youngberg each had interceptions.

WB-M suffers first district loss

WEST BEND - The West Bend-Mallard football team lost their first district contest of the season against North?Iowa.

The Wolverines (4-2 overall, 2-1 in district) lost 21-14.

Davey Jergens returned a punt 40 yards for a touchdown.

Quarterback Jesse Zinnel threw for 168 yards on 9 of 22 passing. He also threw a 26-yard touchdown to Jack Fehr.

Eagle Groves loses on the road

Eagle Grove loses on the road

HUDSON - The Eagle Grove football team was unable to match Hudson Friday night, falling 41-13.

Brandon Johnson had a 69-yard TD run, finishing with 91 yards for the Eagles (0-5 overall, 0-3 in 1A, District 3).

Brennan Cameron threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Jake Wilde.

Cameron also had an interception, while Chris Monley recovered a fumble for Eagle Grove on the night.

Eagles clipped at home

BURNSIDE - The Southeast Webster-Grand football team dropped a 34-13 decision to AGWSR Friday night.

Tyson Comstock had 161 yards rushing on 20 carries, including a 60-yard touchdown. Nolan Mitchell added 58 yards receiving and a score for the Eagles (2-3 overall, 0-2 in A, District 2).

Southeast Webster-Grand will host Bishop Garrigan next week and travel to West Hancock to open up October play.

Warriors trumped on the road

MASON CITY - The Prairie Valley football team couldn't get on track, falling to Mason City Newman, 28-6.

Mason Gordon had 30 carries for 85 yards, including a 16-yard touchdown pass to Cole Black to lead the Warriors (3-2 overall, 2-1 in A, District 2).

Cowboys corralled

by Forest City

FOREST CITY - The Clarion-Goldfield football team was unable to mount any offense against Forest City Friday night, falling 21-0.

The Cowboys (4-1 overall, 2-1 in 2A, District 2) swept a pair of meetings with the Indians (4-1, 2-1) a year ago, including a victory in the playoffs.

However, behind a large group of returning starters on defense, Forest City was able to limit Clarion-Goldfield to just 82 yards of total offense.

Max Gangestad led the Cowboy defense with nine tackles and two fumble recoveries.

Garrigan silenced

by West Hancock

ALGONA - The Bishop Garrigan football team was never able to get on track, suffering a 28-0 loss to No. 5 (Class A) West Hancock Friday night.

The Eagles (4-1 overall, 3-0 in A, District 2) ran for 247 yards and led 20-0 at the half. Chris Schleuger had 27 carries for 154 yards and all four touchdowns.

For the Golden Bears (2-3, 1-2), Reece Wadle had 123 yards passing on 6 of 15 attempts.