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Pine Island 14 7 0 0 -- 21
; Stewartville 7 0 0 0 -- 7
; Pine Island forced four Stewartville turnovers and also took advantage of 11 Tigers penalties on Friday night as it romped to a 21-7 Hiawatha Valley League football win in Stewartville.
The Panthers controlled the ball with their ground game, amassing 263 yards on 52 carries. Derek Buscovick led the way with 10 carries for 94 yards. Tyler Robertson had 14 carries for 80 yards.
Pine Island got its third touchdown in the second quarter, on a clock-churning 19-play drive.
Ryan Ament had eight carries for 109 yards for Stewartville, including a 78-yard touchdown run.
Winona Cotter 0 12 0 0 -- 12
; Cannon Falls 7 14 13 0 -- 34
; Cannon Falls came up with another dominant defensive performance en route to blitzing Winona Cotter.
The 3-0 Bombers took a 21-12 halftime lead, then allowed Cotter just 24 yards of total offensive in the second half.
Darren Rudeen led the defensive charge with two interceptions and about 70 yards in returns. The Bombers picked Cotter off four times and also recovered two Rambler fumbles.
Cannon Falls rushed for 254 yards, including 124 yards on 18 carries by Dustin Ryan.
K-M 14; 14; 0; 3 ; -- 31
Triton 14; 0; 0; 7 ; -- 21
; In a game that featured 42 points in the first half, both teams adjusted and couldn't score much in the second half.
Triton, after allowing 28 points in the first half, gave up only a field goal after that. However, the Cobras offense only mustered seven points.
"We didn't play well," said Triton coach Don Henderson.
The Cobras scored first on a 4-yard run by Landon Koss. The teams traded touchdowns after that. The KoMets tied it at 14-all on a 69-yard run by Cody O'Malley, then went ahead when Kellen Rendler scored his second touchdown.
O'Malley ran it in from the 20 late in the half to make it 28-14 at halftime. Rendler kicked all four K-M extra points and added a 36-yard field goal.
The KoMets had 296 yards rushing, 27 passing for 323 total yards. O'Malley finished with 172 yards. Triton rushed for 137 yards and passed for 167.
Hayfield 0 0; 0 0 -- 0
; Byron 7 14 14 0 -- 35
; Bryce Fogelson ran for Byron's first two touchdowns, jaunts of 1 yard and 28 yards, then threw TD passes to three different receivers as the Bears moved to 3-0.
Fogelson finished 6-of-12 for 203 yards and three touchdowns. Matt Storlie had a 45-yarder, Brandon Stork caught one from 42 and Peter Brandt capped it with a 29-yard TD catch.
Byron had 163 rushing yards, led by Mike Eull's 10 carries for 50 yards. Hayfield had 65 yards rushing and 50 passing.
Lake City 7 7 7 7 -- ; 28
K-W 0 6 0 12 -- ; 18
Kenyon-Wanamingo made a real game of it with two fourth-quarter touchdowns that narrowed Lake City's lead to 21-18. But the Tigers returned the ensuing kickoff past midfield and mounted a quick drive that culminated in a 5-yard scoring run by Andy Dick with 2:11 left.
The Knights gained 24 yards on a screen pass on their first play after the kickoff, but the next play they lost the ball on a fumble on an attempted pass play.
Nolan Krause rushed for 113 yards and a 9-yard touchdown. Dick totaled 72 yards, including scoring runs of 20, 6 and 5 yards.
For K-W, Mike Dawson completed 6 of 11 passes for 116 yards. The touchdowns were a 1-yard run by Jon Meyer, a 3-yard run by Mikkel Haugen and an electrifying 84-yard punt return by Haugen with 4:51 left in the game.
Quinn Sweeney made an extra-point kick in each quarter for Lake City. The Tigers rolled up 230 yards rushing and 28 passing; K-W had 78 on the ground and 116 in the air.