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Football: Benson rallies past Paynesville on long TD pass in final minute

PAYNESVILLE - Benson scored on a long pass play with under a minute to play to nudge Paynesville 21-14 in the West Central South finale on Wednesday.

Quarterback Michael Ahrndt collaborated on a 55-yard catch-and-run for the go-ahead score. Joey Fragodt's kick with :35 left in the fourth quarter capped the only score of the second half.

Paynesville knotted the score at 14-all in the second quarter quarter on 31-yard interception return of an Ahrndt pass. Jamie Paul passed to alex Svjekowsky for the two-point conversion. n6apitch Aaron Hagen on a 55-yard pass play.

Ahrndt threw for 177 yards while Paul was 14 of 20 for 154 yards for the Bulldogs.

Tony Holleman (11-64) had touchdown runs of 16 yards and eight yards for Benson in the first half.

Benson 21, Paynesville 14

Benson (2-4, 3-5) 7 7 0 7 - 21

Paynesville (1-5, 1-7) 6 8 0 0 - 14

Pay - Aaron Buress 2 run (kick failed)

Ben - Tony Holleman 16 run (Joey Fragodt kick)

Ben - Holleman 8 run (Fragodt kick)

Pay - Kevin Klein 31 yard interception return (Alex Svjekowsky pass from Jamie Paul)

Ben - Aaron Hagen 55 pass from Michael Arndt (Fragodt kick)

Benson

Team statistics

Not available

Individual statistics

Rushing: Holleman 11-64, Fragodt 11-15, Ahrndt 4-39, Jake Erickson 4-43 .... Passing: Ahrndt 6-14-177-1 .... Receiving: Daniel Fragodt 3-81, J. Fragodt 3-56, Aaron Hagen 1-55 .... Punting: not available ...Interceptions: Ahnrdt 1

Paynesville

Team statistics

Not available

Individual statistics

Rushing: Jamie Paul 9-13, Aaron Buress 9-30, Randy Leyendecker 11-26, Matt Hansen 6-49 .... Passing: Paul 14-20-154-0, Kevin Kline 1-2-9-1 .... Receiving: Buress 2-25, Svjekowsky 2-35, Alex Naujokas 8-94, Paul 1-9 .... Punting: not available .... Interceptions: Kevin Klein 1 .... Fumble recoveries: not available .... Tackles (solo-assist): not available ... QB sacks: not available

Morris 20, LQPV 12

Craig Knochenmus' 10-yard pass from Chase Rambow helped Morris (2-4, 3-5) trip the Eagles.

Rambow finished with 242 yards passing, completing 14-of-27 attempts and two touchdowns. He also had a one-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

Dylan Gahm caught a sixyard touchdown pass for the other Morris score.

The Eagles (1-5, 2-6) finished with 216 yards rushing, led by Adam Paulson with 95 on 18 carries. Aaron Brehmer, who scored on a 44-yard run, followed with 82 yards rushing.

Morris (2-4, 3-5) 14 0 0 6 - 20

LQPV (1-5, 2-6) 6 6 0 0 - 12

Mor - Chase Rambow 1 run (Dylan Gahm pass from Brett Anderson

LQPV - Aaron Brehmer 44 run (run failed)

Mor - Gahm 6 pass from Rambow (kick failed)

LQPV - Eddie Massee 8 run (run failed)

Mor - Craig Knochenmus 10 pass from Rambow (kick failed)

Morris Area

Team statistics

First downs: 15 ... Rushing: 35-102 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 15-28-245-4 ... Fumbles lost: 0 ... Penalties: 11-65

Individual statistics

Rushing: Anderson 11-38, Zach Staples 18-54, Rambow 6-10 .... Passing: Rambow 14-27-242-4 .... Receiving: Knochenmus 4-86, Anderson 3-77, Gahm 3-20, Staples 2-34 .... Punting: Justin Johnston 2-27.5 .... Interceptions: Anderson 1, Tyler Wiegman 1 .... Fumble recoveries: Anderson .... QB sacks: Anderson 1

Lac qui Parle Valley

Team statistics

First downs: 11 ... Rushing: 40-216 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 3-10-17-2 ... Fumbles lost: 1 ... Penalties: 7-50

Individual statistics

Rushing: Adam Paulson 18-95, Aaron Brehmer 11-82, Eddie Massee 6-13, Ryan Sigdahl 4-32 .... Passing: Massee 3-9-17-2, Paulson 0-1-0-0 .... Receiving: Matt Enger 2-15, Paulson 1-2 .... Punting: Massee 3-30.3 .... Interceptions: Massee 2, Brehmer 1, Tony Ludvigson 1 .... Fumble recoveries: none .... Tackles (solo-assist): Ludvigson 7-6, Brehmer 7-4, Sigdahl 7-1, Cody Banken 5-1 ... QB sacks: none

Non-Conference Windom 10, BOLD 0

Four turnovers and 85 yards in penalties hurt the Warriors (6-2) in this non-conference clash.

Windom's lone touchdown, a 24-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter, came after a BOLD fumble, then a roughing the kicker penalty in the fourth quarter kept an Eagles drive alive and led to a 26-yard field goal.

BOLD had a scoring opportunity in the second quarter, but missed a field goal after Windom's touchdown.

Trent Squibb paced the BOLD offense with 89 yards rushing on 23 carries. The Warriors rushed for 149 yards and passed for 74 more.

BOLD (6-2) 0 0 0 0 - 0

Windom (7-1) 0 7 0 3 - 10

Windom - Tyler Knutson 24 pass Travis Karschnik (Dan Shimek kick)

Windom - 26 yard field goal by Shimek

BOLD

Team statistics

First downs: 14 ... Rushing: 41-149 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 5-15-74-2 ... Fumbles lost: 2... Penalties: 9-85

Individual statistics

Rushing: Trent Squibb 23-89, Brian Haugen 10-29, Craig Kohout 7-27, Nick Bauman 1-4 .... Passing: Haugen 4-14-47-2, Nick Bauman 1-1-27-0 .... Receiving: Jon Lankenau 1-20, Brett Neubauer 1-27, Trent Squibb 2-9, Seth Wagner 1-18 .... Punting: Brett Neubauer 4-85 .... Interceptions: Nick Bauman 1 .... Fumble recoveries: none .... Tackles (solo-assist): not available ... QB sacks: not available

Windom

Team statistics

First downs: 13 ... Rushing: 31-75 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 5-17-97-1 ... Fumbles lost: 0 ... Penalties: 6-50

Individual statistics

Rushing: Kody Johnson 12-57, Travis Karschnik 13-12, Brent Fredin 4-4, Mike Nagorske 2-2 .... Passing: Travis Karschnik 5-16-97-1 .... Receiving: Tyler Knutson 5-97 .... Punting: Tyler Knutson 4-31 .... Interceptions: Karschnik 2 .... Fumble recoveries: Colin Bennett 1, Mike Wirtz 1 .... Tackles (solo-assist): not available ... QB sacks: not available

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