Hi-Line Football Roundup
Hawks, Pioneers bounce back, Knights romp
October 1, 2013
There was one Hi-Line football team that was able to squeak out a tight win over the weekend, but the rest of the local programs either blew out the completion, or got blown out.
Playing Saturday on the road, the Chester/J-I Hawks avenged last weekend’s conference loss with a win over Power-Dutton-Brady in Northern C 8-Man action. The Hawks improved to 4-1 this season with a narrow 44-34 win.
The Hawks typically find a lot of success with their rushing game, but this time around it was Dell Harmon who helped lead the way with his arm. Harmon passed for 251 yards and hit receivers for four touchdowns. Harmon connected with Justin May on a 48-yard TD and 23-yard pass scoring strike, as well as Brandon Richter on a 13-yard pass and Tim Stokes on a 65-yard pass. But May also made an impact with his legs, rushing for 196 yards and punching in a score from one-yard out.
Cody Ramberg also got in on the action with a one-yard rushing TD.
C/J-I got out to a 24-14 halftime lead, but the Hawks had to fend off a P-D-B 20-point second half with a 20-point second half of their own.
The Hawks will host Sunburst in Chester on Friday for Homecoming.
C/J-I 8 16 8 12 – 44
PDB 7 7 7 13 – 34
C/J-I — Justin May 1 run (Casey Kinyon pass from Dell Harmon)
PDB— Chase Rossmiller 25 interception return (Tarren Lee kick)
PDB— Johnny Brubaker 7 run (Lee kick)
C/J-I — Cody Ramberg 1 run (Tim Stokes pass from Dell Harmon)
C/J-I — Justin May 48 pass from Dell Harmon (May pass from Dell Harmon)
C/J-I — Justin May 23 pass from Dell Harmon (Tim Stokes pass from Brandon Richter)
PDB— Isaiah Dunk 22 pass from Kyle Schmidt (Tarren Lee kick)
C/J-I — Brandon Richter 13 pass from Dell Harmon (run failed)
C/J-I — Tim Stokes 65 pass from Dell Harmon (pass failed)
PDB— Kyle Schmidt 45 run (Tarren Lee kick)
PDB— Isaiah Dunk 40 pass from Kyle Schmidt (pass failed)
North Star 77, Box Elder 39
In another conference rivalry game, the Northern C Six-Man North Star Knights and Box Elder Bears also faced off. But adding to the blowout theme, it was the Knights who earned the 77-39 win on Homecoming day in Rudyard.
North Star has been a pleasant surprise to local fans this year and the Knights remain undefeated this season. The Knights are 4-0. With the loss the Bears have slipped to 1-3, their only win to this point coming in week one.
The Knights jumped out to an early lead with 13 first quarter points and 19 second quarter points, but it was their 32-point third quarter showing that really put the game out of reach. The Bears only had seven first half points, but made a push in the third quarter with 25 points. But with the Knights’ never ending production, the game was already too far out of reach. The Knights outscored the Bears 13-7 in the fourth quarter for good measure.
North Star also outperformed Box Elder across the board with their final statistics.
The Knights finished with 494 total yards, compared to the Bears’ 335 total yards. Brandon The Boy did pass for 124 yards for Box Elder, and the Bears also totaled 211 rushing yards with Will Ketchum earning 133. But the Knights made up for their 60 passing yards with a whopping 434 yards on the ground. Cooper Spicher rushed for 288 total yards. He scored six touchdowns, while Quinn Spinler had three scores, and Jaxon Simonson added a fumble recovery for a TD.
Following the big win the Knights will next face Geraldine/Highwood on the road on Friday. Box Elder will host Augusta Saturday.
Box Elder 0 7 25 7 – 7
North Star 13 19 32 13 - 77
NS – Jaxon Smitth 6 pass from Mathew Helbrecht (conversion failed)
NS – Cooper Spicher 30 run (Payton Peterson catch)
BE – Jerrod Four Colors 28 catch from Brandon The Boy (Slayte Duran run)
NS – Cooper Spicher 59 run (conversion failed)
NS – Mathew Helmbrecht 5 run (Jaxon Simonson run)
NS – Cooper Spicher 26 run (PAT fail)
NS – Cooper Spicher 44 run (PAT fail)
BE – Bodis Duran 2 run (PAT fail)
BE – Will Ketchum 39 run (Will Ketchum run)
NS – Cooper Spicher 21 run (Quinn Spinler run)
NS – Jaxon Simonson 5 fumble return (PAT fail)
BE – Will Ketchum 51 run (PAT fail)
NS – Quinn Spinler 36 run (Cooper Spicher run)
BE - Shane Ketchum 77 interception (PAT fail)
NS – Quinn Spinler 60 kickoff return (PAT fail)
NS – Cooper Spicher 39 run (Payton Peterson pass from Mathew Helmbrecht)
NS – Jimmy Snow 7 run (PAT fail)
BE - Will Ketchum 43 run (Will Ketchum run)
Chinook 65, Cascade 12
In Northern C 8-Man action, the Chinook Sugarbeeters dominated Cascade in a 65-12 win at home. The lopsided win improved the Beeters to 4-1 on the season as they rolled to a Homecoming victory at Hoon Field.
Zach Molyneaux continues to dominate the opposing defenses, but five different Beeters found pay dirt Friday night.
Molyneaux scored on an 80-yard run, a 49-yard run, 17-yard run and a 51-yard run to pace the Chinook. But Lane Seymour also scored on a 37-yard reception and two five-yard receptions from Ian McIntosh. McIntosh also scored on a 40-yard run, while Ty Simenson scored on a 49-yard reception from McIntosh and Reid punched in an 11-yard rush.
The Chinook defense allowed just two scores, a touchdown in the second quarter and on touchdown in the third quarter.
Chinook is home to face Simms this Friday night.
Cascade 0 6 6 0 - 12
Chinook 18 26 8 13 - 65
CHI – Zach McIntosh 40 run (pat failed)
CHI – Zach Molyneaux 80 run (pass failed)
CHI – Lane Seymour 37 pass from Ian McIntosh (run failed)
CHI – Lane Seymour 5 pass from Ian McIntosh (pass failed)
CHI – Zach Molyneaux 49 run (Zach Molyneaux run)
CAS – Keen 2 run (pass failed)
CHI – Ty Simenson 49 pass from Ian McIntosh (pass failed)
CHI – Zach Molyneaux 17 run (pass failed)
CAS – Evans 15 run (pass failed)
CHI – Zach Molyneaux 51 run (Lane Seymour pass from Ian McIntosh)
CHI – Lane Seymour 5 pass from Ian McIntosh (pat failed)
CHI – Reid 11 run (Ty Simenson kick)
Big Sandy 61, Augusta 24
Big Sandy also earned a huge upset win over the weekend, by defeating the Augusta Elks on the road.
The Pioneers improved to 2-2 with a 61-24 win in Northern C Six-Man football action.
Defensively, the Pioneers played well. They did allow four scores, but only one score in each quarter. But with the defense limiting the Elk’s production, Jerry Hanson had plenty of opportunities to run wild.
Hanson scored five touchdowns for the Pioneers. He scored on an 85-yard run, a 16-yard run, a 10-yard run, a 20-yard run and on a five-yard run to help lead Big Sandy. But Josh Solf also had a great outing, as Solf scored on an eight-yard run, six-yard run, 15-yard run, and a five-yard run. Eric Scwarzbach also scored on a safety for the Pioneers, as they racked up 32 points in the second quarter, jumping out to a huge lead and never looking back.
Big Sandy will remain on the road this weekend when they face Valier on Friday.
Big Sandy 14 32 0 15 - 61
Augusta 6 6 6 6 – 24
BS — Jerry Hanson 85 run (Jerry Hanson run)
BS — Josh Solf 8 run (Geno Menard run)
BS — Jerry Hanson 16 run (run fail)
BS — Jerry Hanson 10 run (Josh Solf run)
BS — Jerry Hanson 20 run (run fail)
BS — Josh Solf 6 run (run fail)
BS — Jerry Hanson 5 run, Solf run)
BS — Josh Solf 15 run, run fail)
BS — Safety, Eric Shwarzbach
BS — Josh Solf 5 run (Eric Shwarzbach run)
Glasgow 35, Harlem 0
Unfortunately things didn’t go any better for the Class B Harlem Wildcats Friday night.
The Class 2B Harlem Wildcats dropped to 0-4 with a loss at home. The Glasgow Scotties defeated the Wildcats 35-0 as the Wildcat defense couldn’t find an answer for the likes of Glasgow’s Jonathon Koessl.
The Scotties led 21-0 at the half and grabbed 14 more points in the second half. Koessl rushed for two scores against the Wildcats and caught a scoring pass from Jason Thibault.
Harlem will face Wolf Point on the road on Friday.
Glasgow 7 14 14 0 – 35
Harlem 0 0 0 0 – 0
GLA—Jonathon Koessl 10 run (Pascual Pablo kick)
GLA—Chase Fossum 2 pass from Jason Thibault (Pascual Pablo kick)
GLA—Keil Krumweide 40 pass from Jason Thibault (Pascual Pablo kick)
GLA—Jonathon Koessl 4 run (Pascual Pablo kick)
GLA—Jonathon Koessl 54 pass from Jason Thibault (Pascual Pablo kick)
Fairview 72, HLP 0
Hays-Lodge Pole had another tough outing and remains winless on the season. Fairview defeated the Thunderbirds 72-0 Friday night.
Fairview scored 31 points in the first quarter, and the top-ranked Warriors never looked back. Fairview held HLP to just 120 yards of total offense and no points in the Eastern C contest.
It was anothern crushing loss for HLP. The 0-4 Thunderbirds will return to action on Saturday when they host Circle in Hays-Lodge Pole.