Football Roundup: Valley City shuts down Wahpeton

The longest scoring play of these games was an 85-yard kickoff return by the Huskies' Treyton Mauch.

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JAMESTOWN — Local high school football is off and running and multiple teams were in action over the weekend of Sept. 30.

Lisbon puts away Northern Cass

LISBON — Lisbon High School went into halftime up 38-0 and that was enough to see them beat Northern Cass 46-6 on Friday, Sept. 30, at the Lisbon Sports Complex.

The Broncos (5-2) didn’t wait long to take a lead as they handed the ball to Boeden Greenley for a two-yard-run and then a two-point conversion to take an 8-0 lead in the first quarter. Greenley kept it going with a 13-yard run and another two-point conversion to take a 16-0 lead.

The Broncos would put up 22 points in the second quarter and eight points in the third quarter. The Jaguars (1-6) got their points in the fourth quarter when quarterback Julian Leichtenberg found Matthew Metzger for a 15-yard score to cut the deficit to 46-6.

The Broncos are back in action at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, when they host Oakes. The Jaguars attempt to end their losing streak at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7, when they face Oak Grove.


NC 6, LHS 46

NC: 0 0 0 6–6

LHS: 16 22 8 0–46

Scoring plays:

First quarter:

LHS: Boeden Greenley two-yard run (Greenley run)

LHS: Greenley 13-yard run (Greenley run)

Second quarter:


LHS: Wyatt Olson one-yard run (Griffen McDaniel run)

LHS: Olson 28-yard pass to Mike Nelson (Greenley run)

LHS: Olson five-yard pass to Levi Sveum (two-point conversion failed)

Third quarter:

LHS: Olson three-yard run (Olson run)

Fourth quarter:

NC: Julian Leichtenberg 15-yard pass to Matthew Metzger (two-point conversion failed)

Valley shuts the door on Wahpeton

VALLEY CITY – The early first few possessions of the game between Valley City High School and Wahpeton High School was tight as the teams were tied at six. However, the Hi-Liners would pull away to get a 40-6 win over the Huskies on Friday, Sept. 30, at Valley City’s Hanna Field.


The Hi-Liners (6-0) started the scoring in the first quarter when running back Gavin Gerhardt turned on the jets and went 63-yards to the house to make it 6-0. The Huskies (3-3) would tie it up when Treyton Mauch returned the kickoff 85-yards. The Hi-Liners would again turn to Gerhardt to push them in front with an 11-yard run to go up 12-6.

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The Hi-Liners would take over from there with running back Zach Sykora running a ball in from 36-yards out to make it 19-6. The Hi-Liners would punch it in three more times on the ground to get the win.

The Hi-Liners are back in action at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7, when they host Jamestown High School. The Huskies return to the field at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7, when they host Grand Forks Central.

WHS 6, VC 40

WHS: 6 0 0 0–6

VC: 12 13 8 7–40

Scoring plays:

First quarter:

VC: Gavin Gerhardt 63-yard run (kick is no good)

WHS: Treyton Mauch 85-yard kickoff return (kick is no good)

VC: Gerhardt 11-yard run (two-point conversion failed)

Second quarter:

VC: Zach Sykora 36-yard run (kick is good)

VC: Bryson Heck one-yard run (two-point conversion failed)

Third quarter:

VC: Gerhardt 38-yard run (Gerhardt run)

Fourth quarter:

VC: Ethan Miller 12-yard run (kick is good)

Maple River beats Griggs-Midkota

PAGE — Maple River trailed Griggs-Midkota heading into the second quarter but a 28 point quarter flipped the game. The Raiders took the momentum and got a 40-8 win over the Titans on Friday, Sept. 30, at Hope-Page High School.

The Titans opened the scoring when quarterback Brady Haugen kept it himself and ran the ball in and converted the two-point conversion to take an 8-0 lead. The Raiders would respond when quarterback Tee Sylling aired one out to wide receiver Dylan Reamer to cut the deficit to 8-6.

The first Raiders (5-2) score in the second quarter went for a combined 99-yards as they went up 20-8. Throughout the game, the Raiders’ Clay Hovelson had 89 yards on three touchdowns.

The Raiders are back in action at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7, when they face May-Port-C-G. The Titans return home at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7, when they host Tri-State: Fairmount-Campbell-Tintah-Rosholt.

G-M 8, MR 40

G-M: 8 0 0 0–8

MR: 6 28 6 0–40

Scoring plays:

First quarter:

G-M: Brady Haugen three-yard run (Haugen run)

MR: Tee Sylling 64-yard pass to Dylan Reamer (two-point conversion failed)

Second quarter:

MR: Clay Hovelson 49-yard run (two-point conversion failed)

MR: Sylling 50-yard pass to Marty Rohrbeck (Hovelson run)

MR: Hovelson five-yard run (two-point conversion failed)

MR: Sylling pass to Steven Drogen (Hovelson run)

Third quarter:

MR: Hovelson 29-yard run (two-point conversion failed)

Linton squeaks by Sargent County

LINTON — The Linton/Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock decided to go for two after their first score and got it to go up 8-0. That was the difference in a 20-18 win over Sargent County on Friday, Sept. 30, at Linton High School.

The Lions (3-4) opened the scoring in the second quarter when quarterback Trace King found tight end Kashton Moser from 35-yards out to go up 6-0. The Lions gave the ball to Riley Richter who punched it in to stretch the lead out to 8-0. The Bulldogs (3-4) responded later in the quarter when quarterback Michael Hoistad aired it out to wide receiver Fletcher Willprecht for a 20-yard score to make it 8-6. The ensuing two-point conversion would fail keeping the game right where it was.

The teams would trade scores the rest of the way with all four two-point conversions failing.

The Lions return to the gridiron at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, when they take on Oak Grove. The Bulldogs are back in action at 7 p.m. on Oct. 7, when they host Kindred.

SC 18, L/HMB 20

SC: 0 12 6 0–18

L/HMB: 0 14 6 0–20

Scoring plays:

Second quarter:

L/HMB: Trace King 35-yard pass to Kashton Moser (Riley Richter run)

SC: Michael Hoistad 20-yard pass to Fletcher Willprecht (two-point conversion failed)

L/HMB: King 43-yard pass to Jace Jochim (two-point conversion failed)

SC: Hoistad 12-yard pass to Willprecht (two-point conversion failed)

Third quarter:

L/HMB: King six-yard pass to Jochim (two-point conversion failed)

SC: Hoistad 48-yard pass to Luke Martinson (two-point conversion failed)

My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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