NORTH SIOUX CITY – Sam Chesterman and Nate Rice combined for 298 yards rushing and six total touchdowns as the top-ranked (11A) Dakota Valley football team downed Lennox 50-18 here Friday.
Chesterman finished with 154 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries for the Panthers (8-0). Rice ran for 144 yards and two scores on 12 carries. Rice also completed 4 of 7 passes for 74 yards with a 16-yard touchdown pass to Cole Schulz.
Zach Leisinger threw for 130 yards and two touchdowns for Lennox (3-5).
The Panthers outrushed Lennox 376-184. DV averaged 11.1 yards per carry while Lennox had 4.8.
Dakota Valley ends its regular season with a home game against No. 3 Tea on Thursday.