INWOOD, Iowa -- West Lyon coach Jay Rozeboom secured his 250th career victory as his top-ranked (1A) football team blanked Sibley-Ocheyedan 62-0 in a district contest at Rozeboom Field on Friday.
Seven different Wildcats scored rushing touchdowns in the game as the hosts carried 41 times for 379 yards as a team.
Monte Pottebaum had two touchdowns while also reaching paydirt were Mitchell Rentschler, Dylan Snyders, Jaden Snyder, Mason Maurer, Davion Sterner and Peyton Klarenbeek.
The Wildcats defense limited Sibley-Ocheyedan to 69 total yards including four rushing yards.
West Lyon is now 8-0 while Sibley-Ocheyedan slipped to 1-7.
WESTERN CHRISTIAN 28, UNITY CHRISTIAN 14: Ben Granstra and Caleb Harmsen scored two touchdowns apiece to help the Wolfpack down the Knights in a Class 1A District 1 game played in Hull, Iowa Friday.
Granstra had 159 yards rushing on 30 carries while Harmsen added 65 more on 14 totes. Western Christian remained in contention for a playoff berth with a 5-1 District mark going into a week nine matchup with Sibley-Ocheyedan. Unity Christian (2-6 overall and 2-4 District) scored on two touchdown passes by Brandon Visser, who hit Ryan Fedders and Adam Viet for TD's in the fourth quarter.
EMMETSBURG 33, HINTON 0: Corbin Saathoff ran for 83 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries as the Emmetsburg football team blanked Hinton 33-0 on Friday in Hinton.
Saathoff scored on runs of 19 and 17 yards for Emmetsburg (5-3). Dylan Kibbie ran for 76 yards on 16 carries and returned an interception 49 yards for a score.
Hinton falls to 4-4.
LE MARS 12, ALGONA 7: Le Mars picked up its initial Class 3A District 1 win upending Algona in a game played in Le Mars, Iowa Friday.
Gabe Esckstaine gave Le Mars a 6-0 lead in the first quarter on a 17-yard pass to Tyson Weller and Tate Westhoff added a 10-yard scoring strike to Aisea Tate early in the fourth quarter to give Le Mars a 12-0 lead. Algona (3-5 overall and 1-5 District) pulled to within five points on a one-yard run by Jacob Durant with 3:50 left in regulation.
Le Mars is now 2-6 overall and 1-5 in District.
OA-BCIG 50, ACGC 0: Chase Devitt ran for 160 yards and four touchdowns in the first half. Devitt had runs of 24, 18, 15 and 10 yards.
The Falcons are now 5-3 overall and 3-3 in district play.
WEST SIOUX 78, WOODBURY CENTRAL 7: West Sioux put the stamp on its first No. 1 football ranking in school history by defeating Woodbury Central, 78-7, in a Class A District 1 tilt here on Friday night.
The Falcons wasted little time, getting a 31-yard pass from quarterback Hunter Dekkers to tight end Chase Koopmans for a touchdown to cap the visitors' opening drive, an 80-yard march that followed a missed field goal. Jason Topete's kick put the visitors in front, 7-0.
West Sioux followed it up with a 9-play 98-yard TD drive that ended with a 5-yard scoring burst by senior Jake Lynott.
Woodbury Central's Patrick Carney would answer on Senior Parents' Night with an 85-yard kickoff return. Nick Phelps' kick drew the hosts within 15-7.
That was all the closer the Wildcats would get, however, as Lynott took the reins from there, scoring on a 10-yard run and an 87-yard punt return to make it 29-7 after the first quarter.
Koopmans caught a 13-yard Dekkers strike to open the second half, putting the District 1 leaders up 36-7. Minutes later Koopmans would snare a 9-yard TD pass from the sophomore Dekkers and the rout was on.
Following an interception by Zach Hulshof, Koopmans again worked free and reached the end zone on a Dekkers pass to make the score 50-7.
Dekkers, Koopmans and Lynott each recorded rushing touchdowns late in the second quarter, giving Coach Ryan Schwiesow's club a 71-7 halftime lead.
Victor Hernandez added a short TD run in the third quarter to account for the final margin.
Koopmans scored five touchdowns on the night, while Lynott carried the pigskin 18 times for 256 yards and four scores. Hernandez contributed 139 yards as West Sioux remained unbeaten at 8-0, 6-0 in District 1 competition.
Carney had the punt return and an interception to pace Woodbury Central. Sophomore Wade Mitchell added nine tackles, Nick Phelps booted another punt beyond the 60-yard threshold and Anthony Baird blocked a punt for the Wildcats, who fell to 3-5 on the season, 2-4 in loop play.
MOC-FLOYD VALLEY 19, CL/GLR 12: Gage Fisher scored a pair of touchdowns and the MOC-Floyd Valley football team held on to defeat Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 19-12 on Friday in Orange City.
MOC (3-5) scored with around 2:30 left in the game to take a 19-12 lead. CL/GLR (3-5) drove the field but threw an interception in the end zone with five seconds left in the game.
WESTWOOD 21, WEST MONONA 6: Sean Westergaard ran for 149 yards on 24 carries and Braulio Munoz scored three touchdowns as the Westwood football team defeated West Monona 21-6 on Friday in Sloan.
Munoz ran for 70 yards on 20 carries and scored on runs of 2, 6 and 4 yards for Westwood (6-2). Sam Miller had two interceptions and the Westwood defense finished with 16 tackles for loss.
Dylan Collison scored the lone touchdown for West Monona (3-5) on a 3-yard run.
GTRA 46, HARRIS-LAKE PARK 27: Jacob Conlon had accounted for five touchdowns as the Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire football team defeated Harris-Lake Park 46-27 on Friday in Lake Park.
Conlon had rushing touchdowns of 44 and 45 yards and also threw three touchdown passes for GTRA (5-2).
Harris-Lake Park falls to 4-3.
GEHLEN CATHOLIC 17, LAWTON-BRONSON 0: Adam Ellensohn scored a touchdown both offensively and defensively while leading Gehlen Catholic to a 17-0 Class A District 1 win over Lawton-Bronson Friday night.
Both of Ellensohn’s touchdowns came in the first quarter. He highlighted a 180-yard rushing performance with a 44-yarder at the 5:39 mark, then during Lawton-Bronson’s ensuing possession, Ellensohn recorded his second interception of the season, returning it 23 yards for a touchdown.
Quarterback Cole Wiltgen completed 6 of 12 passes for 105 yards for Gehlen Catholic (7-1, 5-1 District 1). Eli Ellensohn topped the Jays on defense with 7.5 tackles.
Vita Tonga rushed for 50 yards to lead Lawton-Bronson (1-7, 1-5), which was shut out for the second time this season.
RIDGE VIEW 44, MMCRU 12: Ridge View scored on each of its first three possessions and remained alive in the Class A District 2 race following Friday’s victory at Holstein.
Jake Mitchell rushed for 18 times for 143 yards and three touchdowns for Ridge View (5-3, 4-2 District 2). Mitchell’s four-yard run, which followed TD runs of five and 23 yards for Jake Tokheim, gave the Raptors a 21-6 lead with 10:54 left in the second quarter.
Jake Kliegl carried 13 times for 139 yards and a touchdown for the Raptors. Kliegl led the defense with 15 tackles while Mitchell added eight.
RIVERSIDE 81, WALTHILL 13: The top-ranked (Six man) Riverside football team improved to 7-0 with an 81-13 win over Walthill on Friday in Riverside.
Kallen White Eyes scored both touchdowns for Walthill (5-2) on receptions of 27 and 44 yards from Romello Porter.
BLOOMFIELD 60, OSMOND 0: Quinten Moles ran for 257 yards and four touchdowns on 24 carries as the sixth-ranked (D-2) Bloomfield football team routed Osmond 60-0 on Friday in Bloomfield.
Moles scored on runs of 28, 12, 18 and 11 yards for Bloomfield (7-0).
Osmond falls to 2-5.
HARTINGTON CEDAR CATHOLIC 21, STANTON 0: Josh Pinkelman returned an interception for a touchdown and also recorded 6.5 total tackles (5 solo, 3 assists) as Class C2 third-ranked Hartington Cedar Catholic posted its second straight shutout Friday night.
Austin Arens added 4.5 total tackles (4, 1) for the Trojans, which limited Stanton to 41 yards total offense in overall, their shutout of the season. Arens also shined offensively, his 104-yard rushing total highlighted by a 63-yard touchdown in the second quarter.
Cedar Catholic had two others with over 100 rushing yards – Jackson Eickhoff (18 carries, 163 yards) and Jacob Keiser (22 rushes, 108 yards, 1 TD).
EPJ 21, VERMILLION 12: Logan Donelan had 246 yards of total offense and accounted for all three touchdowns as the Elk Point-Jefferson football team defeated Vermillion 21-12 on Friday in Elk Point.
Donelan completed 6 of 10 passes for 127 yards with a 44-yard touchdown pass to Jared Merkley. Donelan also ran for 119 yards on 12 carries and scored on runs of 2 and 31 yards for EP-J (2-5). Merkley caught four passes for 116 yards.
Riley Johnson scored on runs of one and five yards for Vermillion (2-5).