BENSON — The second half belonged to BOLD as it defeated Benson 36-9 on Friday.

BOLD came into Friday’s contest 5-0 and ranked No. 3 in the Class A poll.

Warriors freshman Hudson Vosika led the charge on the ground with 178 yards and four touchdowns on 21 attempts.

Braves junior Thomas Dineen finished with 150 yards and one touchdown on 29 attempts. In the first half, he had 142 yards and one touchdown on 20 attempts. He had eight yards on nine attempts in the second half.

BOLD did not allow Benson to record a first down in the second half.

The first half gave the impression that Friday’s contest could be a close one with the Braves pushing down the field on their first drive of the game. Braves sophomore Alberto Vargas delivered the Braves their lone lead with a 31-yard field goal, energizing the home fans.

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Vosika answered by pushing past defenders to create a pocket and scoring a 53-yard touchdown run to give the Warriors a 7-3 lead.

Following a Benson punt, receiver Ryan King connected on a long pass from quarterback Jack Gross to put the Warriors near the end zone.

Vosika managed to run it in the next play for a touchdown.

Benson pushed the ball down the field again, with Dineen bulldozing through the pack for a touchdown.

Following the missed extra point attempt, Benson trailed BOLD 14-9.

The second half was all BOLD.

Vosika scored two touchdowns in the second half, the first for 31 yards and the second for 16.

The Warriors also scored on a 23-yard pass between Stevie McMath and Gross. BOLD completed its only two-point conversion attempt of the night with King connecting with Gross.

BOLD (6-0) heads to seventh-ranked (Class AA) Kimball next Friday while Benson (2-4) hosts Maple Lake.



Benson junior Thomas Dineen attempts a pass attempt to the end zone against BOLD on Friday, Oct. 8, in Benson. Matthew Curry/West Central Tribune
Benson junior Thomas Dineen attempts a pass attempt to the end zone against BOLD on Friday, Oct. 8, in Benson. Matthew Curry/West Central Tribune

Mid State

BOLD 36, Benson 9

BOLD (5-0) 7 7 15 7 — 36
Benson (2-3) 3 6 0 0 — 9
Scoring Plays
Ben – Alberto Vargas 31 field goal
BOLD – Hudson Vosika 53 run (Jack Gross kick)
BOLD – Vosika 2 run (Gross kick)
Ben– Thomas Dineen 6 run (kick fail)
BOLD – Vosika 31 run (Gross kick)
BOLD – Stevie McMath 23 pass from Gross (Ryan King pass from Gross)
BOLD – Vosika 16 run (Gross kick)

BOLD

First downs: 7 … Penalties: 4-24 … Rushing (Individual and team): Hudson Vosika 21-178, Connor Plumley 5-27, Kaden Fischer 3-11, 31-198 … Passing (Individual and team): Gross 3-11-83-0 ... Receiving (Individual and team): Ryan King 2-60, Stevie McMath 1-23 … Interceptions: None … Fumble recoveries: Maxwell Marks 1 … Tackles (solo-assist): N/A … QB sacks: Ethan Sullivan 2, Plumley 1, George Garcia 1

Benson

First downs: 7 … Penalties: 2-34 … Rushing (Individual and team): Thomas Dineen 29-150, Ryan Tolifson 6-12, 42-128 … Passing (Individual and team): Tolifson 1-4-5-0, Dineen 0-1-0 ... Receiving (Individual and team): Sam Thompson 1-5 … Interceptions:0 … Fumble recoveries: Dineen 1 … Tackles (solo-assist): Nathan Bulduc 2-5, Dineen 2-4, Thompson 0-4, Tolifson 1-3, Brady DeHaan 1-3 … QB sacks: Bulduc 1

BBE 28, ACGC 22

Blaine Fischer and Luke Dingmann hooked up for three first-quarter touchdown passes to help Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa to beat Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at Grove City

Dingmann’s TD passes to Fischer went for 68, 42 and 18 yards.

ACGC rallied with fourth-quarter scores. Mason Hiltner caught a 40-yard touchdown pass from Kyler Pickle and a 57-yard TD run from Landon Blom, his second of the game.

BBE hosts Browerville/Eagle Valley next Friday. ACGC goes to Murdock to face Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.

BBE (4-2) 22 0 6 0 — 28
ACGC (2-4) 0 8 0 14 — 22
Scoring Plays
BBE – Blaine Fischer 68 pass from Luke Dingmann (Gavin Kampsen run)
BBE – Fischer 42 pass from Dingmann (run failed)
BBE – Fischer 18 pass from Dingmann (Fischer pass from Dingmann)
ACGC – Landon Blom 4 run (Terrell Renne run)
BBE – Ryan Jensen interception return (run failed)
ACGC – Masson Hiltner 40 pass from Kyler Pickle (Blom run)
ACGC – Blom 57 run (run failed)

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa

First downs: 7 … Penalties: 7-55 … Rushing (Individual and team): Gavin Kampsen 15-7, Blaine Fischer 2-1, Luke Dingmann 7-(-4). 24-4 … Passing (Individual and team): Dingmann 8-19-0 173 ... Receiving (Individual and team): Fischer 5-155, Kampsen 1-14, Jamison Reed 1-6, Ryan Jensen 1-(-2) … Interceptions: Jensen 1 … Fumble recoveries: N/A … Tackles (solo-assist): Fischer 8-3, Carson Savage 7-2, Toby Cebulla 7-1 … QB sacks: Savage 2, Gilbert 1

Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City

First downs:17 … Penalties: 9-65 … Rushing (Individual and team): Landon Blom 37-210, Terrell Renne 7-21, Mason Studemann 6-12, Kyler Pickle 4-(-8). 54-235 … Passing (Individual and team): Pickle 5-15-1 62 ... Receiving (Individual and team): Masson Hiltner 2-46, Studemann 2-10, Jaxon Drange-Leyendecker 1-6 … Interceptions: None … Fumble recoveries: N/A … Tackles (solo-assist): Alex Kokenge 4-2, Studemann 4-0, Jevon Williams 3-1 … QB sacks: Kokenge 1-1/2, Colby Renne 1,Blom 1/2

Kimball 50, KMS 6

Kimball improved to 6-0 with the victory over Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg at Kimball

The Cubs are ranked seventh in the state in Class AA.

Issac Rudningen caught a five-yard touchdown pass from Jared Cortez in the first quarter for the Fighting Saints.



KMS will host Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City next Friday

KMS (1-5) 6 0 0 0 — 6
Kimball (6-0) 8 16 19 7 — 50
Scoring Plays
K – Name unavailable 19 run (2pt good)
KMS – Isaac Rudningen 5 pass from Jared Cortez (2pt failed)
K – Name unavailable 24 pass (2pt good)
K – Name unavailable 3 run (2pt good)
K – Name unavailable 4 run (2pt failed)
K – Name unavailable 54 pass (2pt failed)
K – Name unavailable 7 run (kick good)
K – Name unavailable 5 run (PAT good)

Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg

First downs: 12 … Penalties: 5-24 … Rushing (Individual and team): Jett Olson 8-25, Hunter Kallstrom 6-12, Logan Rudningen 4-4, Jared Cortez 1-0, Luke Carlson 1-0. 23-41 … Passing (Individual and team): Cortez 11-25-1 106 ... Receiving (Individual and team): Isaac Rudningen 8-84, Kallstrom 2-11, Olson 1-11 … Interceptions: None … Fumble recoveries: Aaron Jones 1 … Tackles (solo-assist): I. Rudningen 13-1, Kallstrom 5-1, Owen Kidrowski 4-0 … QB sacks: Kallstrom 1, Kidrowski 1

Kimball

Stats not available

Rockford 27, Montevideo 14

Samuel Zilmer threw two touchdown passes as Rockford out-lasted host Montevideo.

Francis O’Malley rushed 20 times for 78 yards and two touchdowns for Montevideo.

Rockford (5-1) 6 6 0 15 — 27
Montevideo (1-5) 0 8 0 6 — 14
Scoring Plays
R – Conner McCracken 1 run (kick blocked)
M – Francis O’Malley 9 run (Kaden Boike run)
R – Wes Overton 7 pass from Samuel Zilmer (run failed)
R – Henry Skinner 30 pass from Zilmer (Skinner run)
R – Jaxon Maki 3 run (Caleb Richards kick)
M – O’Malley 2 run (kick failed)

Rockford

First downs: 14 … Penalties: 3-20 … Rushing (Individual and team): Henry Skinner 4-44, Caleb Richards 5-24, Logan Stedman 4-16, Patrick Andry 5-13, Conner McCracken 6-5, Jaxon Maki 3-4, Samuel Zilmer 7-(-24). 35-82 … Passing (Individual and team): Zilmer 12-15-1 166 ... Receiving (Individual and team): West Overton 3-51, Skinner 5-50, Alex Altmann 1-41, Nolan Perry 1-12, McCracken 1-8, Richards 1-4 … Interceptions: Andry 1 … Fumble recoveries: N/A … Tackles: Richards 8, Andry 5, Overton 5 … QB sacks: Andry 1, Nathan Woodward 1

Montevideo

First downs: 13 … Penalties: 1-5 … Rushing (Individual and team): Francis O’Malley 20-78, Kaden Boike 10-31, Cole Augeson 1-6, Andrew Van Binsbergen 3-4. 34-119 … Passing (Individual and team): Boike 12-14-1 75, O’Malley 0-2-0 0. 12-16-1 75 ... Receiving (Individual and team): Van Binsbergen 4-28, Justin Collins 2-19, O’Malley 2-17, Hunter Strand 1-10, Augeson 2-5, Bradyn Schultz 1-(-4) … Interceptions: Van Binsbergen 1 … Fumble recoveries: N/A … Tackles (solo-assist): Mason Jerve 7-4, O’Malley 5-6, Gavin Johnson 3-3, Grayson Eisenlohr 3-2, Collins 3-1 … QB sacks: Jerve 1-1/2, O’Malley 1, Schultz 1, Eisenlohr 1/2

Morris/CA 33, Minnewaska 8

Morris/Chokio-Alberta piled up 260 yards rushing on 40 carries to defeat Minnewaska at Glenwood.

Durgin Decker rushed nine times for 92 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers.

Dalton Friedrichs rushed 16 times for 113 yards for the Lakers.

Minnewaska heads to Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted next Friday.

Morris/CA (4-2) 12 8 13 0 — 33
Minnewaska (0-6) 0 0 0 8 — 8
Scoring Plays
MCA – Durgin Decker 6 run (run failed)
MCA – Brandon Jergenson 1 run (run failed)
MCA – Hunter Gibson 3 run (Dylan Rose run)
MCA – Gibson 3 run (run failed)
MCA – Decker 49 run (Maddix Erickson kick)
Min – Fumble recovery (Easton McCrory kick)

Morris/Chokio-Alberta

First downs: 23 … Penalties: 2-15 … Rushing (Individual and team): Durgin Decker 9-92, Lewis Nohl 10-58, Brandon Jergenson 4-47, Hunter Gibson 8-20, Ethan Lebrija 3-18, Derek Waldbeser 1-10, Drew Storck 2-9, Owen Anderson 2-6. 40-260 … Passing (Individual and team): Jergenson 4-5-0 65, Storck 0-1-1 0. 4-6-1 65 ... Receiving (Individual and team): Toby Gonnerman 2-36, Decker 1-15, Flynn McNally 1-14 … Interceptions: N/A … Fumble recoveries: N/A … Tackles (solo-assist): N/A … QB sacks: N/A

Minnewaska

First downs: 12 … Penalties: 5-50 … Rushing (Individual and team): Dalton Friedrichs 16-113, PJ Johnson 5-20, Jack Majerus 3-12, Easton McCrory 13-8, Jacob Blair 2-4. 39-157 … Passing (Individual and team): McCrory 4-8-1 26 ... Receiving (Individual and team): Friedrichs 1-12, Noah Danielson 1-5, Blair 1-5, Keygan Cruz 1-4 … Interceptions: N/A … Fumble recoveries: N/A … Tackles (solo-assist): N/A … QB sacks: N/A