Midlands roundup: Fort Hays St. edges Northwest Missouri again

Fort Hays St. 17, NW Missouri 16

Fort Hays State beat Northwest Missouri by a point for the second straight year and is now tied for first in the MIAA at 8-2. Hays dominated the first half, holding the Bearcats to 31 total yards. The Bearcats finished with 178.

Fort Hays State (8-2)………………..14 0 3 0—17

At Northwest Missouri (8-2)…….0 10 6 0—16

FH: Harley Hazlett 5 pass from Chance Fuller (Dante Brown kick)

FH: Layne Bieberle 25 pass from Fuller (Brown kick)

NW: FG Sampson 25

NW: Shawn Bane 56 punt return (Sampson kick)

NW: Alec Tatum 19 pass from Braden Wright (Sampson kick)

FH: FG Brown 42

Chadron St. 50, S.D. Mines 46

Chadron rallied from 14 down with 14 minutes left in a game that featured 1,171 yards of offense. Stevann Brown rushed for 90 yards and scored the deciding TD from 30 yards out with 2:08 left. Kevin Coy led Chadron’s offense, rushing for 209 yards on 25 carries. Mines QB Jake Sullivan threw for 419 yards, and Mines had three 100-yard receivers.

Chadron State (7-2)……………………22 7 0 21—50

At South Dakota Mines (4-6)…..6 13 17 10—46

CS: Kevin Coy 34 run (Brendan Hopkins pass from Dalton Holst)

CS: Elijah Myles 18 run (Will Morgan kick)

SD: Tony Ullrich 46 pass from Jake Sullivan (kick failed)

CS: Coy 4 run (Morgan kick)

SD: Connor Silveria 2 run (Enis Sefa kick)

CS: Cole Thurness 70 pass from Holst (Morgan kick)

SD: Chandler Callejo 12 block punt return (pass failed)

SD: Isaiah Manley 7 pass from Sullivan (run failed)

SD: Joe Luebbers 11 pass from Sullivan (Collin Zur pass from Sullivan)

SD: FG Sefa 47

SD: Luebbers 8 pass from Sullivan (Sefa kick)

CS: Tevon Wright 22 pass from Holst (Morgan kick)

CS: Stevann Brown 1 run (Morgan kick)

SD: FG Sefa 34

CS: Brown 30 run (Morgan kick)

Missouri Western 25, UNK 17

UNK led by 11 midway through the third quarter before the Griffons took advantage of three turnovers to rally. Darrius Webb led UNK with 115 yards rushing — he had 106 in the first half.

Missouri Western (6-4)………….. 0 6 6 13—25

At UNK (4-6)………………………….6 11 0 0—17

UNK: Darrius Webb 1 run (Brian Covarrubias kick)

MW: FG Tyler Basch 25

UNK: FG Covarrubias 24

MW: FG Basch 29

UNK: Alex McGinnis 1 run (Creighton Hamik pass from McGinnis)

MW: Cameron Gandy 12 pass from Dom Marino (run failed)

MW: James Bailey 7 run (pass failed)

MW: Derek Gray 8 run (Basch kick)

Wayne St. 42, Upper Iowa 35

Despite being outgained 523-248, Wayne scored 42 straight points to win on the road. Nate Rogers had two TD receptions in the second quarter, giving him 38 for his career. Wayne’s Tyler Thomsen made 15 tackles and returned an interception 49 yards.

Wayne State (3-7)……………. 0 21 21 0—42

At Upper Iowa (3-7)…………….14 7 0 14—35

UI: Ryan Parmely 3 run (Jonathan Herrera kick)

UI: Parmely 1 run (Herrera kick)

UI: Antoine Conner 16 run (Herrera kick)

WS: Aaron Wright 84 kick return (Ethan Knudson kick)

WS: Nate Rogers 3 pass from Aaron Bleil (Knudson kick)

WS: Rogers 4 pass from Bleil (Knudson kick)

WS: Nicholas Joynt blocked punt recovery in end zone (Knudson kick)

WS: Marlon Warren 1 run (Knudson kick)

WS: Warren 5 run (Knudson kick)

UI: Parmely 1 run (Herrera kick)

UI: D.J. Emsweller 6 pass from Brent Lammers (Herrera kick)

Nebraska Wesleyan 32, Buena Vista 25

There were three lead changes in the last two minutes, but the Wolves got the final one with 1:14 left on James Skerjanec’s 37-yard TD catch in Wesleyan’s season finale. Shaka Taylor rushed for 126 yards, had 52 yards in receptions and became the school’s career leader in touchdowns with 29.

Buena Vista (1-8)……………………….6 0 6 13—25

At Nebraska Wesleyan (3-7)……..0 7 10 15—32

BV: Eric Pacheco 10 pass from Cole Miller (kick failed)

NW: Shaka Taylor 10 pass from Jonathan Curti (Jackson Hinze kick)

NW: FG Hinze 30

BV: Bryland Menicucci 3 run (kick failed)

NW: Derrick Curtis 12 pass from Curti (Hinze kick)

BV: C. Flickinger 12 pass from Miller (pass failed)

NW: Taylor 7 run (Hinze kick)

BV: Miller 2 run (Morris Aranda kick)

NW: James Skerjanec 37 pass from Curti (Hinze kick)

Doane 30, Dakota Wesleyan 3

Seth Majerus intercepted three passes, returning one for a TD, in a dominant defensive performance by Doane, which allowed 243 yards. AJ Allen also had a pick-six. Doane QB Jack Kalina threw for 274 yards and a touchdown.

Doane (5-4)……………………..7 7 6 10—30

At Dakota Wesleyan (2-8)………3 0 0 0— 3

D: Seth Majerus 18 interception return (Josh Baker kick)

DW: FG Tate Gale 37

D: Majerus 10 pass from Jack Kalina (Bryce Cooney kick)

D: FG Cooney 26

D: FG Cooney 36

D: FG Cooney 37

D: AJ Allen 35 interception return (Cooney kick)

N’western 42, Concordia 28 Jacob Kalogonis rushed for 147 yards and three TDs for the No. 6 Red Raiders. He capped his day with a 97-yard run to make it 42-7. Andrew Perea was 24 of 55 for 455 yards and three TDsfor Concordia as Korrell Koehlmoos and Vincent Beasley each had more than 150 yards receiving.

Northwestern (8-1)…………14 14 14 0—42

At Concordia (3-6)……………….0 7 0 21—28

NW: Tyson Kooima 54 run (Braxton Williams kick)

NW: Jacob Kalogonis 1 run (Williams kick)

NW: Kalogonis 3 run (Williams kick)

C: Vincent Beasley 9 pass from Andrew Perea (Tate Janssen kick)

NW: Shane Solberg 45 pass from Kooima(Williams kick)

NW: Kalogonis 19 pass from Kooima (Williams kick)

NW: Kalogonis 97 run (Williams kick)

C: Korrell Koehlmoos 41 pass from Perea (Janssen kick)

C: Beasley 37 pass from Perea (Janssen kick)

C: Ryan Durdon 7 run (Janssen kick)

Morningside 63, Dordt 21

QB Trent Solsma and running back Arnijae Ponder each accounted for four first-half TDs for the No. 1 Mustangs. Morningside finished with 620 yards of offense as Solsma threw for 340 and Ponder rushed for 145.

Dordt (6-3)…………………………7 7 0 7—21

At Morningside (10-0)……..21 35 7 0—63

M: Arnijae Ponder 1 run (Jared Amundson kick)

M: Reid Jurgensmeier 29 pass from Trent Solsma (Amundson kick)

M: Ponder 74 run (Amundson kick)

D: Levi Jungling 13 pass from Brock Lamle (Brett Gaines kick)

M: Jared Myers 24 pass from Solsma (Amundson kick)

D: Ben Hayes 56 pass from Lamle (Gaines kick)

M: Ponder 3 run (Amundson kick)

M: Connor Niles 18 pass from Solsma (Amundson kick)

M: Ponder 10 run (Amundson kick)

M: Jurgensmeier 20 pass from Solsma (Amundson kick)

M: Jurgensmeier 17 pass from Solsma (Amundson kick)

D: Levi Schoonhoven 44 run (Gaines kick)

Jamestown 41, Hastings 39

Jordan Mann threw for 189 yards, rushed for 126 and accounted for four TDs for the Jimmies. Both teams had more than 500 yards of offense and they traded scores throughout the game. Hastings’ Isaiah Jackson threw for 306 yards, while Tahj Willingham (106) and Tyree Nesmith (104) each rushed for more than 100.

Jamestown (3-7)…………………14 13 7 7—41

At Hastings (4-6)…………………10 8 14 7—39

J: Barry Williams 21 pass from Jordan Mann (Kai Madela kick)

H: FG Alex Stodgill 27

J: Allen Jevning 2 run (Madela kick)

H: Jordan Johnson 31 pass from Isaiah Jackson (Stodgill kick)

J: Nick Thompson 13 pass from Mann (Madela kick)

H: Terrance McIntyre 33 pass from Jackson (Anthony Martinez run)

J: Mann 2 run (kick failed)

H: Tahj Willingham 2 run (Stogdill kick)

J: Marcus Giles 2 run (Madela kick)

H: Tyree Nesmith 51 run (Stogdill kick)

J: Mann 1 run (Madela kick)

H: Nesmith 24 pass from Jackson (Stogdill kick)

Briar Cliff 42, Midland 20

Briar Cliff reached six wins for the first time in program history as the Chargers upset No. 22 Midland. Noah Ylagan led Briar Cliff with 150 yards on 37 carries. Keenan Smith rushed for 85 yards and two TDs for Midland, while Noah Oswald threw for 253 yards.

Midland (7-3)…………………..0 13 0 7—20

At Briar Cliff (6-4)…………7 14 14 7—42

B: Noah Ylagan 1 run (E. Villasenor kick)

M: Keenan Smith 50 run (Camdo Griffiths kick)

B: Tyler French 7 pass from Brad Cagle (Villasenor kick)

B: French 32 pass from Cagle (Villasenor kick)

M: Smith 2 run (run failed)

B: Mark Snorton 30 run (Villasenor kick)

B: Cagle 25 run (Villasenor kick)

M: Mike Seawell 8 pass from Noah Oswald (Griffiths kick)

B: Ylagan 25 pass from Cagle (Villasenor ki

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