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Football: Schaefer throws six TD passes to spark Hancock

HANCOCK -- Darren Schaefer had the first 300-yard passing day of his career Friday night, firing six touchdown passes along the way to lift Hancock to a 4-0 win over Verndale in a Pheasant Conference game.

HANCOCK -- Darren Schaefer had the first 300-yard passing day of his career Friday night, firing six touchdown passes along the way to lift Hancock to a 4-0 win over Verndale in a Pheasant Conference game.

Casey Gramm caught four touchdown passes covering 42, 67, 19 and 59 yards. Nate Holleman and Ben Hacker also had touchdown receptions of 24 and 49 yards, respectively.

Hancock led 26-0 at halftime.

Schaefer completed 20 of 25 passes for 365 yards and no interceptions.

Gramm caught six passes for 193 yards and Holleman added nine receptions for 96 yards.

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Hancock 40, Verndale 0

Verndale 0 0 0 0 -- 0

Hancock (2-2, 4-3) 13 13 7 7 -- 40

Han - Nate Holleman 24 pass from Darren Schaefer (kick failed)

Han - Casey Gramm 42 pass from Schaefer (Mack Grunig kick)

Han - C.Gramm 67 pass from Schaefer (Grunig kick)

Han - Ben Hacker 49 pass from Schaefer (Grunig kick)

Han - C.Gramm 19 pass from Schaefer (Grunig kick)

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Han - C.Gramm 59 pass from Schaefer (Grunig kick)

Verndale

Team, individual statistics

Not available

Hancock

Team statistics

First downs: not available ... Rushing: 22-47 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 20-25-365-0 ... Fumbles lost: not available ... Penalties: not available

Individual statistics

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Rushing: Casey Gramm 8-27, Tanner Gramm 4-30, Corey Ascheman 3-2 .... Passing: Schaefer 20-25-365-0 .... Receiving: Nate Holleman 9-96, C.Gramm 6-193, Ben Hacker 3-56, T.Gramm 1-0, Mack Grunig 1-20 .... Punting: Mack Grunig 3-29.6 .... Interceptions: none .... Fumble recoveries: Mack Grunig, Holleman .... Tackles (solo-assist): C.Gramm 8-10, T.Gramm 3-12, Mitch Grunig 2-6, Jake Nohl 4-6, Mack Grunig 3-3, Nate Hacker 2-5, Nick Giese 2-6, Holleman 1-4, Nick Mooney 0-5, Josh Tucker 1-1, B.Hacker 0-1, Ascheman 0-1 ... QB sacks: T.Gramm 1, Mitch Grunig 2, Mack Grunig 2.5, N.Hacker .5

Late results Friday Southern Minnesota Red Rock Central 35, Buffalo Lake-Hector 1 4

BLH led 14-6 in the second quarter, but couldn't hang on.

Bryce Rippentrop scored both BLH touchdowns, scoring on a two-yard run in the first quarter and a 15-yard pass from Ty Kramer in the second quarter.

Kramer threw for 168 yards and a touchdown, completing 16 of 22 attempts.

Matt Sandgren and Jordan Nelson had five catches each for Buffalo Lake-Hector.

Defensive leader for BLH was Dustin Mortensen with 15 tackles.

RRC (3-4, 3-4) 6 22 7 0 -- 35

BLH (1-6, 1-6) 8 6 0 0 -- 14

BLH - Brcye Rippentrop 2 run (Jordan Nelson pass from Tyler Kramer)

RRC - Bierman 4 run (kick fail)

BLH - Bryce Rippentrop 15 pass from Kramer (kick fail)

RRC - Barker 85 kickoff return (pass good)

RRC - Pfarr 19 run (kick good)

RRC - Barker 7 pass Sell (kick good)

RRC - Bierman 4 run (kick good)

Red Rock Central

Team statistics

First downs: 28 ... Rushing: 43-259 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 6-10-49-1 ... Fumbles lost: 1 ... Penalties: 2-10

Individual statistics

Rushing: Pfarr 22-171, Sell 4-6, Bierman 17-82 .... Passing: Sell 6-10-49-1 .... Receiving: Fredrickson 2-9, Barker 2-27, Bierman 2-13 Punting: none

Buffalo Lake-Hector

Team statistics

First downs: 23 ... Rushing: 33-139 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 16-24-168-1 ... Fumbles lost: 0 ... Penalties: 1-5

Individual statistics

Rushing: Bryce Rippentrop 14-61, Mike Wolff 13-51, Ty Kramer 5-30 .... Passing: Kramer 16-22-168-1 .... Receiving: Matt Sandgren 5-70, Jordan Nelson 5-40, Rippentrop 3-44, Joe Sparks 2-9, Wolff 1-8 .... Punting: not available .... Interceptions: Eric Schultz .... Fumble recoveries: Wolff .... Tackles (solo-assist): Jordan Nelson 0-2, Mike Wolff 2-2, Joe Sparks 3-4, Eric Schultz 1-3, Ty Kramer 3-6, Rippentrop 4-7, Shawn Nelson 4-4, Dustin Mortensen 5-10, Ryan Fredrickson 0-2, Chris Stewart 2-6, Sam Buboltz 0-4 ... QB sacks: none

NEXT -- BLH: Wednesday at Springfield

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