EMMETSBURG, IOWA -- Jaden Snyder passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as top-ranked West Lyon blanked Emmetsburg 42-0 in a Class 1A District 1 contest on Friday.
Snyder completed 7 of 10 passes for 115 yards and a pair of scoring strikes, hooking up with Dylan Snyders from 15 yards and Micah Meyer from 20 yards.
Snyder added a 31-yard touchdown run to open the scoring for the unbeaten Wildcats (9-0).
For good measure the senior leader returned an interception 42 yards for a fourth touchdown in the game.
Monte Pottebaum and Mitch Rentschler also scored for West Lyon.
HUMBOLDT 29, LE MARS 22: The Wildcats scored late in regulation to force overtime then got the only points in the extra session to down the Bulldogs in a Class 3A District 1 finale for each team Friday in Humboldt, Iowa.
Down 22-14 with 15 second left in regulation, Humboldt's Jamison Heinz found Elijah Sande for a 21-yard touchdown pass and then hooked up with Sawyer Savery for a two-point PAT to tie the score. Tyler Vitzthum scored on a two-yard run in OT to give the Wildcats' the winning points.
Le Mars nearly overcame a big quarterback sack in its possession in overtime when Tate Westhoff hit Ben Wadle at the one-yard line on third down but a fourth-down run was stuffed by Humbolt to end the game.
Le Mars (2-7 overall and 1-6 District) led 22-0 at the half thanks to a fumble recovery for a TD by Tyson Weller, a Westhoff pass to Aisea Toki for a six-yard touchdown and a two-yard run for a score by Westhoff.
HARRIS-LAKE PARK 46, KINGSLEY-PIERSON 16: A busy second quarter lifted Harris-Lake Park past Kingsley-Pierson in an 8-man football season finale for both teams in Kingsley on Friday night.
The opening frame, which ended quietly, started with a bang for the visitors as senior Trevor Gunderson, a returning all-state tailback, found quarterback Bryce Perkins open on a 74-yard halfback option, a scoring toss that gave HLP a 6-0 lead.
Jessen Reinking, a junior, started the second-quarter scoring parade for the host Panthers with a 5-yard run to knot the score at 6-6. Cam Bainbridge then connected with Nathan Keck on the 2-point conversion, pushing KP ahead 8-6.
The Wolves would answer with four touchdowns in a 4-minute span. Trevor Gunderson reached the end zone on a 22-yard scamper. Perkins, a senior, followed with a 2-point conversion pass to freshman Luke Gunderson to give H-LP a 14-8 lead with 7:37 left in the half.
After Braeton Nitzschke blocked a KP punt for a Wolves safety to make the score, 16-8, H-LP got the ball back and scored on a Perkins-to-Trevor Gunderson pass for a 22-8 advantage.
Two minutes later, the senior combo of Perkins and Trevor Gunderson clicked again, this time on a conventional pass play covering 12 yards to boost the visitors' advantage to 28-8.
Kingsley-Pierson would close the first-half scoring when Bainbridge hit Lee Phelan on a 34-yard aerial. Trey Dugan tacked on the 2-point conversion for a 28-16 halftime score.
Perkins would add a pair of TD passes in the third frame, the first covering 54 yards to Luke Gunderson. The second, with 28 seconds left in the quarter, saw Bret Sohn on the receiving end of a 9-yard strike.
The Wolves closed out the scoring on a 6-yard pass from Perkins to junior Dalton Nicks to account for the 40-16 final.
Reinking had 163 yards rushing as Kingsley-Pierson finished the campaign with a 5-4 ledger.
Harris-Lake Park, meantime, closed the season with a 5-3 mark. Perkins completed 14 passes for 278 yards and had five while also catching a touchdown pass. Trevor Gunderson rushed for 76 yards and a TD, while snaring four passes for 71 yards and two scores. Gunderson also had the scoring pass to Perkins in the opening quarter.
UNITY CHRISTIAN 22, ALTA-AURELIA 8: Carter Schiebout rushed for 158 yards and scored the go-ahead touchdown in the second quarter to help the Knights down the Warriors in a Class 1A District 1 game played in Orange City, Iowa Friday.
Schiebout scored on a one-yard run with 43 second left in the first half to give Unity Christian (3-6 overall and 3-4 District) a 16-8 lead at the break. Ryan Fedders caught a 19-yard pass from Brandon Visser for a touchdown to give the Knights and early 8-0 lead in the first quarter but Alta-Aurelia (3-6 overall and 2-5 District) tied the game in the second quarter on a three-yard scoring run by Kaleb Sleezer.
Sam Byker hit Ryan Fedders for a 41-yard touchdown pass with 1:53 left in the game to ice the win for Unity Christian.
BH/RV 41, CL/GLR 13: Isaac Munoz ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns on just eight carries as the top-ranked (2A) Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley football team defeated Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 41-13 on Friday in Hull.
Munoz scored on runs of 1 and 80 yards for BH/RV (8-1). J.T. Van’t Hul ran for 86 yards on 12 carries and scored on runs of 1 and 7 yards. Billy Rankin ran for 46 yards on four carries with touchdown runs of 3 and 12 yards.
Lucas Nagel ran for 117 yards on 20 attempts and scored on runs of 4 and 50 yards for CL/GLR (3-6).
WEST SIOUX 44, AKRON-WESTFIELD 6: The No. 1 Falcons wrapped up an unbeaten regular season with a win over the Westerners in Class A District 1 football game played in Hawarden, Iowa Friday.
Jake Lynott ran for 338 yard and scored four touchdowns for West Sioux, which moves on to playoff action with a 9-0 mark. Quarterback Hunter Dekkers also threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Chase Koopmans for the Falcons.
Akron-Westfield (5-4 overall and 4-3 District) scored on an 11-yard TD pass from A.J. Nemesio to Nick Jacobs in the third quarter.
SIOUX CENTER 46, POCAHONTAS 8: The No. 9 Warriors secured a Class 2A playoff berth with a win over the Indians in a game played in Pocahontas, Iowa Friday.
Sam Vonk rushed for 129 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Sioux Center 8-1 overall and 6-1 District) while quarterback Cade Bleeker passed for 182 yards and three more TD. All three touchdown passes went to Brendan Zeutenhorst, who pulled down 11 passes for 134 yards.
BISHOP HEELAN 8, SPIRIT LAKE 3: Bishop Heelan held Spirit Lake inside the 10-yard line in the final minute to secure a Class 3A District 1 victory on Friday.
The Crusaders with the win and help from Algona beating Spencer, move into the playoffs as the district runner-up with a 7-2 record.
Saybein Clark scored the game's lone touchdown on a 25-yard run in the second quarter and Hunter Hope added the two-point conversion run.
Spirit Lake's lone points came on a 52-yard field goal from Drew Hickerson as time expired in the first half.
WOODBURY CENTRAL 42, WEST MONONA 14: Junior Garrett Arment hit senior Brandon Stender with three touchdown passes in the third quarter, fueling Woodbury Central in a 42-14 victory over West Monona in the senior finale for both teams at Onawa on Friday.
Arment completed five passes in nine attempts on the night, going for 88 yards and the three scores.
Arment added a 1-yard TD plunge on the ground, while senior teammates Anthony Baird and Christopher Mandl contributed scoring jaunts of two yards and 11 yards, respectively.
Senior Nick Phelps boomed a 69-yard punt in his last contest, while senior Colton Herbold, who left the field in the second game of the season with a broken leg, returned to action and got on the field for the Wildcats in his final contest.
The Spartans fell to 3-6 with the loss. Woodbury Central closed a 4-5 campaign with the triumph.