Area football 10-16-23
Great Plains Lutheran 28, Hitchcock-Tulare 20
HITCHCOCK - The Great Plains Lutheran Panthers opened up a 22-6 halftime lead and held on for a 28-20 victory over the Hitchcock-Tulare Patriots in Hitchcock on Friday.
The Panthers move to 4-4 behind a strong ground attack that produced 239 yards and four touchdowns.
Hitchcock-Tulare falls to 4-4 despite 114 yards and three touchdowns on the ground from Erik Salmen. Salmen was also 8 of 18 passing for 119 yards and also had eight tackles and a sack on defense.
Brendan Nowell led the Patriots in receiving with five catches for 69 yards. Dalton Rathjen had nine tackles and a sack while Preston Wipf had a pair of sacks on defense.
The Patriots will host Lemmon/McIntosh Thursday in Tulare to open the playoffs.
Great Plains Luth. 8 14 0 6 — 28
Hitchcock-Tulare 0 6 14 0 — 20
GPL - Brody Scharlemann 8-yard TD run. (Conversion run by Thomas Erickson)
HT - Erik Salmen 7-yard TD run. (Conversion failed)
GPL - Scharlemann 8-yard TD run. (Conversion failed)
GPL - Scharlemann 1-yard TD run. (Conversion run by Erickson)
HT - Salmen 4-yard TD run. (Conversion run by Salmen)
HT - Salmen 8-yard TD run. (Conversion failed)
GPL - Scharlemann 24-yard TD run. (Conversion failed)
Deuel 50, Redfield 0
CLEAR LAKE – The Deuel Cardinals ran up 285 yards rushing en route to a 50-0 victory over the Redfield Pheasants Friday in Clear Lake.
Fifth-ranked Deuel finished the season with a perfect 8-0 record after Troy Maaland racked up 113 yards and three touchdowns while also being part of three 2-point conversions.
Gavin Kloos ran for 72 yards on 10 carries, including one score while Carson Marko ran four times for 69 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
The Pheasants were led defensively by Chase McGillvary’s five tackles.
Redfield finished the year with a 1-7 record.
Redfield 0 0 0 — 0
Deuel 18 16 16 — 50
D - Gavin Kloos 27-yard TD run. (Conversion failed)
D - Carson Marko 10-yard TD run. (Conversion failed)
D - Troy Maaland 2-yard TD run. (Conversion failed)
D - Marko 36-yard TD run. (Maaland 2-pt pass to Dexter Unzen)
D - Maaland 26-yard TD run. (Owen Haas 2-pt run)
D - Oliver Fieber 22-yard TD run. (Maaland 2-pt pass to Unzen)
D - Maaland 9-yard TD run. (Maaland 2-pt run)