No. 8 Grand View rattles off 39 unanswered points in victory over Peru State

No. 8 Grand View rattles off 39 unanswered points in victory over Peru State
Peru State running back Justin Pool (Neiman Sneed / Peru State Sports Network)

PERU – The Peru State football team had a 14-6 lead near the end of the first quarter, but No. 8 Grand View (Iowa) Vikings didn’t let that phase them as they rattled off 39 straight points in route to a 45-28 win over the Bobcats in the Oak Bowl on Saturday.

Dan Boshart led the Bobcats with 62 yards rushing on 13 carries and scored two touchdowns. Pool added 56 yards on five carries, while Eaddy gained 36 yards on eight carries. Noah Kasbohm had the other Bobcat offensive touchdown.

Zach Taylor led the team defensively as he finished with 13 total tackles. Taylor also broke up one pass and blocked an extra point attempt.

The eighth-ranked Vikings have run off five straight wins after losing its season opener and are 5-1 on the season. This was the first of the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) games for both teams so Grand View is 1-0 in the North while the Bobcats are 0-1. The ‘Cats fell to 2-5 on the season.

Peru State will head to Oskaloosa, Iowa, on Saturday, Oct. 20, to take on William Penn in a contest beginning at noon. The Statesmen are 3-4 on the year and 1-0 in the Heart North having topped Culver-Stockton (Mo.) 24-21 on Saturday. The game will be carried on Otoe County Country (KNCY 1600 AM, 105.5 FM and ncnsportsnow.com).

Grand View 45, Peru St. 28

Jerry Lowe rushed for 160 yards and two TDs to lead Grand View, ranked eighth in the NAIA and winner of four straight. Peru led 14-6 late in the first quarter before Grand View scored three TDs in a four-minute span. Grand View also outgained Peru 474-237. QB Daniel Boshart finished with 62 yards rushing and two TDs for Peru State.

Grand View (5-1)………12 19 14 0—45

At Peru State (2-5)……….14 0 0 14—28

GV: Jacob Lietz 27 pass from Ben Ferkin (kick failed)

PS: Daniel Boshart 44 run (John Brady kick)

PS: Boshart 1 run (Brady kick)

GV: Tony Anderson 13 fumble return (kick failed)

GV: Devin Pirkle 5 blocked punt return (kick failed)

GV: Ferkin 1 run (Brady Jansen kick)

GV: Steve Sarcone 17 pass from Ferkin (kick failed)

GV: Jerry Lowe 25 run (Jansen kick)

GV: Lowe 3 run (Jansen kick)

PS: Noah Kasbohm 1 run (Brady kick)

PS: Rodale Erwin-Hall 68 fumble return (Brady kick)

Northwest Missouri St. 27, UNK 13

No. 7 Northwest Missouri led 21-0 13 minutes into the game as Elkhorn South grad Braden Wright ran for a TD and threw for one. He finished with 177 yards passing and 55 rushing as the Bearcats outgained the Lopers 366-331. Alex McGinnis threw for 199 yards and ran for two TDs for UNK, which cut its deficit to 21-13 with 10 minutes to play. Northwest now has sole possession of first place in the MIAA.

UNK (4-3)………………………0 6 0 7—13

At NW Missouri (6-1)……..21 0 0 6—27

NW: Marqus Andrews 26 pass from Braden Wright (Parker Sampson kick)

NW: Wright 1 run (Sampson kick)

NW: Brody McMahon 67 pass from LaTroy Harper (Sampson kick)

UNK: Alex McGinnis 3 run (kick failed)

UNK: McGinnis 5 run (Brian Covarrubias kick)

NW: FG Sampson 21

NW: FG Sampson 39

Minnesota-Moorhead 28, Wayne State 22, OT

Moorhead tied it on a field goal with 38 seconds left in regulation then won it with a TD in overtime. Wayne got to the 7-yard line before throwing an interception on its overtime possession. Two Wayne QBs combined to throw for 367 yards as Nate Rogers had eight catches for 123 yards. Wayne has lost five straight — three by less than a touchdown.

Minn. Moorhead (5-2)………… 3 6 7 6 6—28

At Wayne State (1-6)…………..6 9 0 7 0—22

MM: FG Joe Tjosvold 33

WS: Nate Rogers 14 pass from Brady Brandsfield (kick failed)

WS: Maliki Wilson 17 run (Ethan Knudson kick)

WS: FG Knudson 41

MM: Zach Simons 1 run (kick failed)

MM: Zach Sweep 21 pass from Jakup Sinani (Tjosvold kick)

MM: FG Tjosvold 26

WS: Rogers 16 pass from Alex Thramer (Knudson kick)

MM: FG Tjosvold 25

MM: Jake Richter 18 pass from Sinani (no PAT)

Midland 36, Hastings 15

Omaha North graduate Payton Nelson went 16 of 28 for 298 yards and three TDs in leading Midland. His favorite target was Darrin Gentry, who caught six passes for 141 yards. The Warriors also held Hastings senior Tahj Wilingham to 60 yards on 23 carries and had four interceptions.

Midland (5-2)…………7 7 15 7—36

At Hastings (3-4)……….0 7 8 0—15

M: Dalton Tremayne 6 pass from Payton Nelson (Camdon Griffiths kick)

H: Clark Livingston 17 run (Alex Stogdill kick)

M: Adrian Kellogg 35 pass from Nelson (Griffiths kick)

M: Darrin Gentry 16 pass from Nelson (Griffiths kick)

H: Tyree Nesmith 11 run (Stogdill run)

M: Kellogg 1 run (Griffiths kick)

Morningside 69, Doane 7

The NAIA’s top-ranked team gained more than 800 yards of total offense for a second straight week. Morningside outgained Doane 819-90 as Trent Solsma threw for 449 yards and five TDs, Connor Niles caught 11 passes for 288 yards and four TDs and Arnijae Ponder rushed for 152 yards. Niles caught three TDs during an 11-minute span.

Doane (3-3)…………………………………7 0 0 0— 7

At Morningside (7-0)………..14 24 17 14—69

M: Anthony Sims 6 run (Jared Amundson kick)

D: Jack Kalina 1 run (Bryce Cooney kick)

M: Connor Niles 8 pass from Trent Solsma (Amundson kick)

M: Niles 28 pass from Solsma (Amundson kick)

M: Niles 64 pass from Solsma (Amundson kick)

M: Addison Ross 27 pass from Solsma (Amundson kick)

M: FG Amundson 28

M: FG Amundson 18

M: Niles 70 pass from Solsma (Amundson kick)

M: Arnijae Ponder 4 run (Amudson kick)

M: Bo Els 51 pass from Joe Dolincheck (Amundson kick)

M: Sione Tuifua 2 pass from Dolincheck (Amundson kick)

Briar Cliff 23, Concordia 14

Briar Cliff scored the final 17 points during the last 23 minutes as the Chargers improved to 5-2, matching the highest win total in program history. Kwame Johnson rushed for 182 yards to lead Briar Cliff, which outgained the Bulldogs 430-207. Concordia’s Ryan Durdon ran 83 yards for a second-quarter TD, but the Bulldogs were held to 85 yards rushing on the day. Lane Napier led Concordia with 21 tackles.

Concordia (3-3)……………..0 7 7 0—14

At Briar Cliff (5-2)……….6 0 15 2—23

BC: Kwame Johnson 6 run (kick failed)

D: Ryan Durdon 83 run (Alan Sharp kick)

D: Andrew Perea 10 pass from Arthur Anderson (Sharp kick)

BC: Logann Freeman 33 pass from Jacob Diaz (Noah Ylagan kick)

BC: Elijah Brown 26 pass from Diaz (Diaz run)

BC: Safety

Dordt 50, Dakota Wesleyan 23

Brock Lamle threw for 217 yards and three TDs as Dordt held Wesleyan to 241 total yards. Dordt’s Levi Jungling finished with seven catches for 142 yards and a score.

Dordt (4-2)……………………..6 20 10 14—50

At Dakota Wesleyan (1-6)……..3 0 13 7—23

DW: FG Tate Gale 25

Do: Brock Lamle 5 run (kick failed)

Do: Mark Ybarra-Brandt 11 pass from Lamle (pass failed)

Do: Charley Young 2 run (Brett Gaines kick)

Do: Keithen Drury 1 run (Gaines kick)

Do: Matthew Oh 63 pass from Lamle (Gaines kick)

DW: Daniel Libolt 94 kickoff return (Gale kick)

Do: FG Gaines 25

DW: Shaye Slaughter 16 run (run failed)

Do: Levi Jungling 49 pass from Lamle (Gaines kick)

DW: Libolt 52 pass from Slaughter (Gale kick)

Do: Tyler Reynolds 12 run (Gaines kick)

Loras 44, Nebraska Wesleyan 20

Loras rolled up 605 total yards while holding Wesleyan to 293. Wesleyan closed to 28-20 midway through the third quarter before Loras pulled away. Norfolk Lutheran grad Shaka Taylor led Wesleyan with 210 yards rushing and a touchdown.

Nebraska Wesleyan (1-6)………… 6 7 7 0—20

At Loras (4-2)…………………….14 7 14 9—44

L: Elijah Thomas 53 pass from Noah Sigwarth (Timmy Tischer kick)

NW: Logan Hughes 7 pass from Jonathan Curti (kick blocked)

L: Sam Maloney 38 pass from Sigwarth (Tischer kick)

L: Brad Boelkow 24 pass from Sigwarth (Tischer kick)

NW: Bradley Pelkey 6 pass from Curti (Jackson Hinze kick)

L: Maloney 5 pass from Sigwarth (Tischer kick)

NW: Shaka Taylor 62 run (Hinze kick)

L: Cody Mighell 1 run (Tischer kick)

L: FG Tischer 29

L: Mighell 66 run (pass failed)

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