Sandhills-Thedford falls to Twin Loup in D2 Playoffs
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 09:52
Twin Loup's defense was able to hold Sandhills-Thedford to 8 points and advance to the D2 championship game, 18-8.
Twin Loup got an interception returned for a touchdown by Brayden Strohl for the game winner, making it 12-0 Wolves. They also got a rushing score from Alex Horky to get things started, out to an 18-0 lead before Sandhills-Thedford got on the board.
This marks the first state final appearance for Twin Loup. Sargent made 4 previous trips, including winning it all in 2011.
The D2 final is set for 10:15 a.m. on Monday, November 21st. The Wolves face Falls City Sacred Heart, who topped BDS 16-12.
Cody-Kilgore Runners Up in 6 man action, Winner Warriors state champs in 11B
Saturday, 12 November 2016 09:10
Congratulations to our area sports teams for a great season. Class D2 playoff action continues on Monday - hear Sandhills/Thedford take on Twin Loup starting at 5:45 CT on KVSH, streamed from our friends at KBBN Sports in Broken Bow.
NE PREP FOOTBALL
Bellevue West 55, Omaha Creighton Prep 17
Omaha North 41, Lincoln East 28
Elkhorn South 42, McCook 41, 2OT
Omaha Skutt Catholic 30, Gretna 20
Bishop Neumann 41, Kearney Catholic 17
O'Neill 27, Boys Town 13
Crofton 19, Battle Creek 14
Wilber-Clatonia 19, Yutan 6
Riverside 60, Cody-Kilgore 30
SD 11AA TITLE
Mitchell cruises past Harrisburg for state 11AA title
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - Spencer Neugebauer and Kiel Nelson combined for 460 rushing yards and four touchdowns as Mitchell beat Harrisburg 41-6 Friday in the state 11AA championship game.
Neugebauer had 236 yards for the Kernels (11-1), who outgained the Tigers 434-215 in total yards. Mitchell ran for 406 yards.
Nelson added 124 yards on four carries, including a 90-yard TD run in the fourth quarter. His only completed pass was a 28-yard TD to Cody Reichelt.
With 1:46 left in the first half, Michael Curry blocked a punt, scooped it up and returned it for the only Harrisburg (9-3) touchdown.
Hunter Headlee completed just 3 of 13 passes for 76 yards for the Tigers. He also led his team in rushing with 46 yards.
SD 11B TITLE
Winner defends 11B title with 54-0 win over Groton Area
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) - Drew DeMers completed all five passes he threw - four for TDs - as Winner defended its state title Friday with a 54-0 rout of Groton Area in the state 11B championship.
The Warriors (12-0) held Groton Area (10-2) to just 4 yards of total offense in winning their 24th straight game. They had an 11B-record 46 points at the half. That's more points than they allowed all season (35).
Three of Drew DeMers' first four passes went for touchdowns, including a 64-yarder to Kuil that made it 38-0 with 6:56 left in the first half.
DeMers had 185 yards passing, while Kuil caught three passes for 105 yards and ran for 59 yards and a score.
Bennett Shabazz led Groton Area with 42 yards on 10 carries.
Class A State Tournament
Millard North def. Papillion-LaVista, 25-19, 25-18, 23-25, 18-25, 15-11
Papillion-LaVista South def. Omaha Marian, 25-22, 13-25, 16-25, 25-23, 15-13
Class B State Tournament
Grand Island Northwest def. Gretna, 25-18, 21-25, 16-25, 25-15, 15-11
Omaha Skutt Catholic def. Omaha Duchesne Academy, 25-22, 25-12, 25-21
Class C-1 State Tournament
Malcolm def. Kearney Catholic, 25-14, 25-20, 21-25, 25-13
Omaha Concordia def. Bishop Neumann, 25-19, 25-22, 28-26
Class C-2 State Tournament
Diller-Odell def. Doniphan-Trumbull, 25-17, 25-23, 20-25, 22-25, 15-11
Stanton def. Hastings St. Cecilia, 25-16, 25-13, 25-15
Class D-1 State Tournament
Johnson-Brock def. Guardian Angels, 24-26, 25-19, 25-17, 25-17
Meridian def. Elgin Public/Pope John, 25-20, 25-27, 25-11, 22-25, 15-9
Class D-2 State Tournament
Hampton def. CWC, 25-14, 25-20, 25-16
Wynot def. Exeter/Milligan, 18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 15-25, 16-14