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Area football roundup

October 20, 2012
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Gordon leads Warriors

GOWRIE - Prairie Valley finished the regular season with a 25-13 victory over AGWSR on Friday night.

Mason Gordon led the Warriors (6-3 overall, 4-2 in district) with 203 yards on 35 carries. He scored three touchdowns on runs of 49, 6 and one yards.

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Austin Promes had a one-yard touchdown scamper. He ran for 61 yards on 10 carries.

The Warriors open postseason play on Wednesday against either Hinton or West Lyon.

With his output, Gordon went over the 1,000-yard mark on the season. He has 1,157 yards and 15 scores.

BG earns playoff bid

ALGONA - The Bishop Garrigan football team received three touchdowns from both Jonathan Berte and Reece Wadle Friday night, defeating Lake Mills, 41-7.

Berte had 87 yards rushing and Wadle added 50, while also throwing for 58 for the Golden Bears (4-5 overall, 3-4 in Class A, District 2).

Alex Matthews had two sacks for the Garrigan defense, which also recovered three fumbles.

With the win, Garrigan will be the fourth team from the district to advance to the postseason, thanks to their head-to-head victory earlier this season over AGWSR.

'Cats win district title

HUMBOLDT - Humboldt captured the Class 3A, District 3 title with a convincing 37-6 home victory over Charles City Friday night.

Sophomore Brady Ross was the offensive catalyst for the Wildcats (6-3 overall, 5-1 in the district) with 149 yards rushing and a touchdown on 19 carries.

Humboldt signal-caller Ben Jacobson also threw for 106 yards and a pair of scores, completing 6 of 9 passes. Matt Pogge (45 yards) and Tyler Zaugg (4) each pulled down endzone strikes from Jacobson.

Tyler Rutz chipped in 43 yards and a touchdown on nine totes for the Wildcats, who outgained the winless Comets (0-9, 0-6) in total yardage, 330-136.

Titans top East Sac County

LAKE CITY - South Central Calhoun closed out its 2012 campaign with a 27-8 triumph over East Sac County.

Junior Tanner Toms led the ground charge for the Titans (4-5 overall, 2-4 Class 2A, District 2) with 98 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries.

Nathan Christensen also ran 13 times for 72 yards and two scores. Christensen finished 6-for-13 passing as well for 71 yards, including a 20-yard endzone connection to Andrew Van Hulzen.

Defensively, Toms, Christensen and Trevor Brown all collected interceptions.

With the loss, the Raiders fell to 1-8 and 0-6.

Cougars finish with a victory

MANSON - Manson Northwest Webster wrapped up its regular season with a 27-7 victory over Pocahontas Area on Friday.

Brennan Thompson, a senior, powered the Cougars (5-4 overall, 4-2 in Class 1A, District 2) offensively with 216 yards rushing and a touchdown on 32 carries.

Quarterback Alex Bush of MNW also ran six times for 76 yards and score.

The Cougars racked up 393 yards of total offense compared to just 88 for the Indians (4-5, 1-5).

Manson Northwest Webster will now travel to South O'Brien (7-2) for a 1A playoff opener Wednesday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in Paullina.

N-F tops WB-M

WEST BEND - Top-ranked (8-Man) Newell-Fonda pounded West Bend-Mallard by a 56-20 final on Friday night.

Wolverine quarterback Jesse Zinnel went 19-for-40 passing for 176 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Nathan Grimm and Dustin Johnson hauled in scoring receptions for WB-M (6-4, 5-2 in the district) from 8 and 20 yards out, respectively.

Grimm also ran two yards to paydirt.

Leading the Wolverine defensive unit were Grimm and Johnson.

Webster City loses, still moves on

WEBSTER CITY - Webster City suffered a 45-29 setback to Storm Lake Friday night.

Connor Larson propelled the Lynx (4-5 overall) rushing attack with 157 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries.

Trey Tesdahl chipped in 80 yards and score on the ground for Webster City, which led 29-25 before allowing three unanswered touchdowns. Tesdahl also went 6-for-14 passing for 83 yards, with a score and a pick.

Ben Mossman was the top receiver for the Lynx pulling down three grabs for 44 yards, while Boone Myers had a six-yard score.

Nelson Ball anchored the Webster City defense with 13.5 tackles.

Quarterback Nic Seaman of the Tornadoes (4-5) finished 15 of 25 through the air for 350 yards and four touchdowns.

Looking to snap a four-game slide, Webster City will travel to third-ranked Grinnell (9-0) for a 3A first-round playoff game Wednesday night. The Tigers wrapped up a perfect regular season Friday.

with a 26-17 victory over No. 7 South Tama.

Clarion-Goldfield stops Bulldogs

CLARION - Clarion-Goldfield upended Hampton-Dumont by a 27-10 count Friday evening.

Jake Haberman ran 25 times for 112 yards and a touchdown for the Cowboys (6-3 overall, 4-3 Class 2A, District 2).

Adam Stevens finished 7-for-12 through the air for 161 yards and two scores.

Nathan Holmes and Ryan Waters caught touchdown passes of 41 and 36 yards, respectively.

Colton Warnke added a two-yard paydirt plunge for the Cowboys.

On the defensive side of the ball, Steven McAtee had two interceptions.

Eagles fall short

BURNSIDE - The Southeast Webster-Grand football team dropped a hard-fought 13-12 decision to Belmond-Klemme.

Tyson Comstock sparked the Eagles (2-7 overall, 0-7 Class A, District 2) offensively with 213 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 38 carries Friday night.



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