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Football: Yellow Medicine East rolls past LQPV, 49-6

GRANITE FALLS -- After Lac qui Parle Valley scored the first touchdown of its Section 3AA playoff game, but Yellow Medicine East, the No. 1 seed, tallied the next 49 to advance to the semifinals Tuesday.

GRANITE FALLS -- After Lac qui Parle Valley scored the first touchdown of its Section 3AA playoff game, but Yellow Medicine East, the No. 1 seed, tallied the next 49 to advance to the semifinals Tuesday.

The Eagles posted six points on Adam Paulson's one-yard run, but then were held to a total of 173 yards, 100 through the air.

Ryan Fromm got the Sting (7-2) on the board with a 10-yard catch from Luke Berg to put YME up 7-6.

In the second quarter, the Sting rattled off 27 points. Berg threw three touchdown passes and Jerrod Lobdell broke off a 59-yard run.

Fromm scored his third touchdown of the game on a 10-yard run in the third quarter, Jarrett Berg picked off a pass and returned it 32 yards for a score and the Sting forced a safety to cap the scoring.

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Berg completed 7-of-9 passes for 174 yards and four touchdowns. The Sting passed for 257 yards overall with two other quarterbacks completing one pass each. Lobdell finished with a game-high 81 yards rushing on 10 carries.

Lars Heglund caught four passes for 77 yards to lead LQPV. Eddie Massee completed 5-of-9 passes for 77 yards.

YME 49, LQPV 6

LQPV (2-7) 6 0 0 0 -- 6

YME (7-2) 7 27 15 0 -- 49

LQPV - Adam Paulson 1 run (kick failed)

YME - Ryan Fromm 10 pass from Luke Berg (Steve Risa kick)

YME - Fromm 15 pass from Berg (Risa kick)

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YME - Jerrod Lobdell 59 run (Risa kick)

YME - Clay Sharkey 15 pass from Berg (kick failed)

YME - Lobdell 55 pass from Berg (Risa kick)

YME - Fromm 10 run (Risa kick)

YME - Jarrett Berg 32 interception return (kick failed)

YME - safety

Lac qui Parle Valley

Team statistics

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First downs: 9 ... Rushing: 32-73 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 6-14-100-1 ... Fumbles lost: 2 ... Penalties: 7-70

Individual statistics

Rushing: Adam Paulson 11-35, Aaron Brehmer 7-15 .... Passing: Ed Massee 5-9-77-1, Paulson 1-5-23-0 .... Receiving: Lars Heglund 4-77, Brock Kanstrup 1-23, Brady Vandervelde 1-0 .... Punting: Ed Massee 6-32 .... Interceptions: 0 .... Fumble recoveries: not available .... Tackles (solo-assist): not available ... QB sacks: not available

Yellow Medicine East

Team statistics

First downs: 9 ... Rushing: 42-147 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 9-11-257-0 ... Fumbles lost: 0 ... Penalties: 5-35

Individual statistics

Rushing: Jerrod Lobdell 10-81, Ryan Fromm 3-23, Kyle Gaffaney 3-23 .... Passing: Luke Berg 7-9-174-0, Shawn Neu 1-1-60-0, Andrew Wallers 1-1-23-0 .... Receiving: Dan Johnson 1-60, Tanner Aus 1-23, Fromm 3-34, Clay Sharkey 2-33, Lobdell 1-55 .... Punting: Ryan Fromm 1-37 .... Interceptions: Jarrett Berg 1 .... Fumble recoveries: not available .... Tackles (solo-assist): Jordan Gaffaney 3-3, Dylan Hempel 4-1, Mike Brusven 3-2 ... QB sacks: not available

West Central 26, Benson 7

West Central Area ran 76 plays and totaled 394 total yards against Benson, including 240 passing.

The Braves countered with 53 plays and 223 yards, including 190 passing from quarterback Michael Ahrndt. He connected with Daniel Fragodt for Benson's only touchdown, a 51-yard play in the third quarter. Fragodt pulled down five passes for 80 yards.

Benson (3-6) 0 0 7 0 -- 7

West Central (6-3) 7 13 6 0 -- 26

WC - Colton Lee 1 run (Blake Olson kick)

WC - Olson 15 pass from Lee (kick blocked)

WC - Mitch Ronhovde 19 run (Olson kick)

WC - Ronhovde 2 run (kick failed)

Ben - Daniel Fragodt 51 pass from Michael Ahrndt (D.Fragodt kick)

Benson

Team statistics

First downs: 8 ... Rushing: 18-43 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 17-35-190-3 ... Fumbles lost: none ... Penalties: 5-29

Individual statistics

Rushing: Tony Holleman 6-30, Joey Fragodt 4-10, Jake Erickson 6-13 .... Passing: Michael Ahrndt 17-34-190-2, J. Fragodt 0-1-0-1 .... Receiving: Aaron Hagen 6-79, D. Fragodt 5-80, J. Fragodt 3-17, Erickson 1-10, Holleman 1-2, Jesse Holm 1-2 .... Punting: D. Fragodt 3-39 .... Interceptions: none .... Fumble recoveries: Ben Vadness 1, Holleman 1 .... Tackles (solo-assist): Hagen 4-7, D. Fragodt 7-4, Holleman 5-5, James Roberts 9-0, Jon Fahl 3-5, Holm 5-2, Scott Svingen 1-5, Eric Lee 2-4, Brett Collins 3-3 ... QB sacks: Holm 1

West Central

Team statistics

First downs: 21 ... Rushing: 51-154 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 16-25-240-0 ... Fumbles lost: 2 ... Penalties: 4-31

Individual statistics

Rushing: Brady Schneeberger 25-113, Mitch Ronhovde 13-19, Colton Lee 6-13 .... Passing: Colton Lee 16-25-240-0 .... Receiving: Andrew Giese 7-145, Tyler Krump 4-50, Olson 2-25, Ronhovde 1-0, Schneeberger 1-7 .... Punting: Olson 3-27.6 .... Interceptions: Krump 1, Giese 1 .... Fumble recoveries: none .... QB sacks: Ronhovde 1, Zach Rustand 1

Breckenridge 55, MACCRAY 29

Tyler Kent caught three touchdown passes and scored another on a 100-yard kickoff return to spark the Cowboys.

Andy Muller scored on runs of 38 and 16 yards for Breckenridge (6-3). Mike Herrick connected with Kent on touchdowns of 35, 34 and 47 yards.

Zach Thissen caught a pair of touchdown passes for MACCRAY (3-6), one of 33 yards form Tyler Steen and another of 25 yards from Justin Koenen. Mitch Grussing ran for 99 yards.

MACCRAY (3-6) 0 6 15 8 -- 29

Breckenridge (6-3) 0 27 16 12 -- 55

Brk - Andy Muller 38 run (Alex Jenson kick)

Brk - Muller 16 run (kick failed)

Brk - Tyler Kent 35 pass from Mike Herrick (run failed)

MAC - Mitch Grussing 4 pass from Justin Koenen (kick failed)

Brk - Kent 34 pass from Herrick (Kent pass from Herrick)

MAC - Zach Thissen 33 pass from Tyler Steen (Grussing run)

Brk - Kent 100 kickoff return (Kent pass from Herrick)

MAC - Thissen 25 pass from Koenen (Aaron Pauling kick)

Brk - Aaron Meyer fumble recovery in end zone (Kent pass from Herrick)

Brk - Kent 47 pass from Herrick (pass failed)

Brk - Luke Poppel 79 run (kick failed)

MAC - Jacob Aalderks 1 run (Brock Madsen run)

MACCRAY

Team statistics

Not available

Individual statistics

Rushing: Mitch Grussing 13-99, Justin Koenen 14-86, Jacob Aalderks 4-9 .... Passing: Koenen 14-28-190-3 .... Receiving: Tyler Steen 6-85, Zach Thissen 3-70, Ryan Aeikens 4-9 .... Punting: not available .... Interceptions: not available .... Fumble recoveries: not available .... Tackles (solo-assist): not available ... QB sacks: not available

Breckenridge

Team statistics

Not available

Individual statistics

Rushing: Andy Muller 20-123, Luke Poppel 7-94, Tyler Kent 8-22 .... Passing: Mike Herrick 8-15-150-2 .... Receiving: Kent 5-134, Ryan Swenson 1-9, Blake Deal 1-7 .... Punting: not available .... Interceptions: xx .... Fumble recoveries: not available .... Tackles (solo-assist): not available ... QB sacks: not available

Ottertail Central 31, Morris Area 14

Morris pulled within 17-14 after Dylan Gahm hauled in a 16-yard touchdown pass from Chase Rambow and Craig Knochenmus caught the two-point coversion pass from Rambow early in in the third quarter. But on the game's next possession, Craig Lachowitzer scored on a 63-yard run to give Ottertail Central some more breathing room.

Rambow completed 19 of 31 passes for 243 yards, including a 24-yard scoring strike to Knochenmus to open the Tigers' scoring. Knochenmus had 119 receiving yards on eight catches.

Morris (3-6) 0 6 8 0 -- 14

Ottertail Central (7-2) 7 10 7 7 -- 31

OTC - Nick Olson 3 run (Luke Buckholz kick)

OTC - Tyler Lundquist 3 run (Buckholz kick)

Morris - Craig Knochenmus 24 pass from Chase Rambow (kick failed)

OTC - Buckholz 24 FG

Morris - Dylan Gahm 16 pass from Rambow (Knochenmus pass from Rambow)

OTC - Craig Lachowitzer 63 run (Buckholz kick)

OTC - Lundquist 4 run (Buckholz kick)

Morris

Team statistics

First downs: 19 ... Rushing: 27-76 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 20-32-278-4 ... Fumbles lost: 2 ... Penalties: 4-25

Individual statistics

Rushing: Brett Anderson 4-18, Jimmi Lembcke 8-25, Travis Moser 3-26 .... Passing: Chase Rambow 19-31-243-4, Craig Knochenmus 1-1-35-0 .... Receiving: Knochenmus 8-119, Anderson 1-3, Tyler Wiegmann 3-35, Lembcke 1-29, Dylan Gahm 4-79, Zach Staples 2-4, Josh Griffith 1-9 .... Punting: Justin Johnston 2-6.5 .... Interceptions: none .... Fumble recoveries: Travis Thooft 1, Andy Lembcke 1, Staples 1 .... Tackles (solo-assist): Staples 6-8, Kevin Moses 2-7, Nate Lund 6-2, J. Lembcke 3-2, A. Lembcke 2-3 ... QB sacks: none

Ottertail Central

Team statistics

First downs: 18 ... Rushing: 45-341 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 2-5-50-0 ... Fumbles lost: 3 ... Penalties: 3-35

Individual statistics

Rushing: Craig Lachowitzer 14-168, Tyler Lundquist 13-103, Nick Olson 4-14 .... Passing: Jon Dahl 2-5-50-0 .... Receiving: Craig Lachowitzer 1-30, Olson 1-20 .... Punting: Buckholz 2-37.5 .... Interceptions: Buckholz 2, Olson 1, L. Lachotwitzer 1 .... Fumble recoveries: not available

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