Area football roundup

-Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Trey Oehlertz of Pocahontas Area breaks a tackle for a first down against Manson NW Webster on Friday

Indians snap skid

POCAHONTAS — The Pocahontas Area football team picked up a 15-6 victory here Friday night over Manson Northwest Webster.

Trey Oehlertz led the way for the Indians (1-2 overall), rushing for 148 yards on 16 carries. That included an 86-yard score in the first quarter.

Cage Arends added a 1-yard score and had 97 yards rushing on 21 carries.

The win ended a 21-game losing streak for Pocahontas Area, which last won on Oct. 28, 2015 in an opening round playoff game.

For the Cougars (0-3), Riley Peters had the lone touchdown, hitting paydirt from six yards out. He led with 50 yards rushing, as Devin Girard added three catches for 17 yards.

Wildcats storm past Tornadoes

STORM LAKE — The Humboldt football team picked up a big 28-6 victory over Storm Lake here Friday night.

After the Tornadoes scored first, the Wildcats answered with 28 points.

Lucas Volf punched in the first touchdown from two yards out, with Jamison Heinz following that up with an opening kickoff return for a score.

Tyler Vitzthum added a 25-yard TD run in the fourth and Joey Busse finished off the scoring by hitting Matt Miller on a 25-yard scoring strike.

Vitzthum finished with 29 carries and 183 yards, as Sawyer Savery led the Humboldt (2-1 overall) defense with 10 tackles.

Heinz added an interception as the Wildcats handed Storm Lake its first loss of the season.

Southeast Valley falls short in 2OT

BELMOND — It took Belmond-Klemme two overtime periods to hold off Southeast Valley on Friday night.

The Jaguars (2-1 overall) dropped a 43-36 contest.

Hunter Kruse hit Chase Swieter from 18 yards out with 15.5 seconds left in regulation to send the contest to overtime.

Kruse then hit Swieter from nine yards out in the first overtime. The Broncos scored to send it to overtime and got on the board first in the second.

The Jaguars were stopped short at the eight-yard line as the game ended.

Kyler Fisher carried the ball 37 times for 170 yards. He had touchdown runs of 23 and three yards, giving him nine rushing touchdowns on the year.

Kruser was 15-for-26 passing for 220 yards and three touchdowns. To go along with the two scores to Swieter, Kruse also hooked up with Nyles Johnson from seven yards out.

Capesius runs for 204 in BG win

LAKE MILLS — The second-ranked Bishop Garrigan football team earned a 48-28 victory over Lake Mills on Friday night.

Brad Capesius led the Golden Bears (3-0 overall) on the ground, going for 204 yards on 14 carries. He scored from one and 49 yards out.

Capesius also hooked up with T.J. Schnurr for an 11-yard scoring pass.

Eric Thul carried the ball 14 times for 92 yards and scoring jaunts of 21 and 12 yards.

Preston Kohlhaas rushed for 84 yards and had a 42 and two yard touchdown.

Alex Mammen had 10 tackles. Aiden Koob had seven tackles and a sack, while Capesius had six stops and an interception.

Lynx score 45 in road win over East

WEBSTER CITY — The Webster City football team picked up a 45-36 victory over Waterloo East here Friday night.

With the win, Lynx head coach Bob Howard is now tied for eighth all-time with 332 victories.

Drake Doolittle, a standout wrestler for Webster City, carried the ball 14 times for 146 yards and scored twice.

Trace Kepler added 122 yards and three touchdowns, and Dylan Steen accounted for 54 yards rushing, 75 yards passing and a touchdown.

Carson Struchen hauled in two catches for 46 yards and a score, as Tyler Olson picked off a pass to seal the victory.

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