Divide County scores 20 unanswered points to top RTH
CROSBY — The Divide County football team used 20 unanswered points spanning from the third to fourth quarter to take a first-round win in the 9-man playoffs.
The Maroons took the 20-point edge to defeat Richardton-Taylor-Hebron 34-20 on Saturday.
At halftime, the game was tied 20-20 with Lane Voltz’s 17-yard TD strike to Cory Rebel and Lane Aune’s 10-yard run accounting for the Raiders’ first half TDs.
Taylor Elsbernd and Will Landsverk each had TD runs for Divide County. Elsbernd’s TD came from one-yard out, while Landsverk’s was 54 yards.
Divide County went a 20-run, which included a pair of fourth quarter TD runs by Isaac Jacobs. He scored from three and four yards out. RTH’s final TD was on a 4-yard pass from Voltz to Spencer Floberg.
Divide County continues its 9-man playoff run traveling to Shiloh Christian in the quarterfinals on Nov. 2.
RTH 8 6 0 6 — 20
DC 14 0 8 12 — 34
RTH–Lane Voltz 17 pass to Cory Rebel (Lane Aune run), 2:47
DC–Taylor Elsbernd 1 run (pass failed)
DC–Will Landsverk 54 run (Isaac Jacobs pass to Landsverk), :54
RTH–Aune 10 run (run failed), 1:07
DC–Landsverk 14 run (Jacobs pass to Drake Babineaux), 4:10
DC–Jacobs 3 run (run failed), 8:02
DC–Jacobs 4 run (pass failed), 4:43
RTH–Voltz 4 pass to Spencer Floberg (run failed), 3:30
RUSHING: DC, Isaac Jacobs 22-180, Will Landsverk 21-214, Dakota Marschner 3-22, Taylor Elsbemd 6-13.
PASSING: DC, Jacobs 10-19-1, 130.
RECEIVING: DC, Drake Babineaux 4-92, Landsverk 2-16, Dylan Olson 2-7, Marschner 1-9, Jarret Obenchain 1-6.
Bornemann, Bison handle Rugby
HAZEN — At halftime, the Hazen football team clutched onto a one touchdown lead.
However, it didn’t take the Bison long to extend their lead in the third quarter.
Hazen scored 27 unanswered points in the third quarter en route to a 48-20 win over Rugby in the first round of the Class 1A playoffs on Saturday.
Briar Bornemann had a game-high 208 yards on 13 carries and three TDs for the Bison. Nate Leintz supplied the team’s first and last TD of the game. The senior running back had a pair of long TDs, the first was 70-yard TD run and the second was a 66-yard pass from Connor Doll.
Doll, who only threw two passes, went 2 of 2 for 110 yards and two TDs. His first TD was a 54-yard pass to Dominick Opp.
Hazen continues its playoff run to host Lewis and Clark-Our Redeemer’s in the quarterfinals on Nov. 2.
Rugby 6 8 0 6 — 20
Hazen 14 7 27 0 — 48
H–Nate Leintz 70 run (Hunter Fears kick)
H–Briar Bornemann 55 run (Fears kick)
R–Brad Heidlebaugh 3 run (kick failed)
H–Bornemann 42 run (Fears kick)
R–Heidlebaugh 4 run (Eric Hooker
H–Bornemann 30 run (Fears kick)
H–Connor Doll 54 pass to Dominick Opp (Fears kick)
H–Opp 23 run (kick failed)
H–Doll 66 pass to Leintz (Fears kick)
R–Heidlebaugh 11 pass to Eric Hooker (kick failed)
RUSHING: R, Heidlebaugh 15-70, Victor Gronvold 3-13, Brady Olsen 2-10, Eric Hooker 5-5. H, Briar Bornemann 13-208, Nate Leintz 9-100, Dominick Opp 2-21, Wyatt Carr 3-14, Connor Doll 3-13, Hunter Steffen 3-3.
PASSING: R, Heidlebaugh 17-34-1, 178. H, Doll 2-2-0 110.
RECEIVING: R, Christopher Hamilton 8-98, Jaedon Haman 4-48, Gronvold 3-31, Ryan Michels 1-25, Hooker 1-12. H, Leintz 1-66, Opp 1-54.
Luna has 5 TDs as TGU defeat Beach
TOWNER — No. 2-ranked Towner-Granville-Upham was too much for Beach on Saturday.
The Titans scored multiple touchdowns in the first, second and fourth quarters en route to a 42-14 win over Beach in the first round of the 9-man football playoffs.
Eli Luna scored five of the TGU’s six touchdowns. He had three TD passes to three different receivers, returned a punt for the TD and ran for a TD.
Hunter Schell scored the Titans’ only other TD on a one-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Beach’s Kirby Maus threw a pair of TD passes to Troy Steele. His first was a 43-yard strike and the second was a three-yard pass.
TGU continues its playoff run hosting Westhope-Newburg-Glenburn in the quarterfinals on Nov. 2.
Beach 0 8 6 0 — 14
TGU 13 13 0 16 — 42
TGU–Eli Luna 21 pass to Kendal Green (Luna kick), 6:34
TGU–Luna 93 pass to Colter Thorp (kick failed), 3:32
TGU–Luna 32 punt return (Luna kick), 10:32
B–Kirby Maus 43 pass to Troy Steele (Maus run), 8:26
TGU–Luna 10 pass to Ethan Bachmeier (kick failed), :14
B–Maus 2 pass to Steele (run failed), 3:23
TGU–Hunter Schell 1 run (Luna pass from Schell), 11:09
TGU–Luna 34 run (Green run), 1:41