Boyden Hull Rock Valley Upsets Spirit Lake

Boyden Hull Rock Valley knocked off the #4 ranked Spirit Lake Indians 31-8 in non district action at Hafer Field in Spirit Lake.

The Nighthawks jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead after forcing an Indians four and out on the Spirit Lake 43.  Those three points came when Luis Ronquillo kicked a 37 yard field goal with 7:56 left in the first quarter. On the following kickoff, Ronquillo squib kicked the ball into a Spirit Lake players’ leg. The ricochet was recovered by the Nighthawks at the Boyden Hull Rock Valley 49 yard line.  A few plays later Andrew Van Ginkel of Boyden Hull Rock Valley threw a 35 yard touchdown pass to Kirk Prostrollo. With the extra point, the Nighthawks led 10-0 with 6:38 left in the first quarter.

In the second quarter the Nighthawks continued their inspired play when they forced an Indians turnover on a goal line stand inside the 5 yard line.  Later in the 2nd quarter the Nighthawks controlled the clock and drove the ball 80 yards in 4 minutes.  The scoring play on the drive occurred when a scrambling Andrew Van Ginkel found Jerod Hansen in the back of the end zone for a 5 yard touchdown on 3rd down.  The extra point made the score 17-0 with 1:50 left in the first half.  After forcing an Indians punt, the Nighthawks took over on the Boyden Hull Rock Valley 1 yard line.  Andrew Van Ginkel scored 2 plays later on an electrifying 96 yard touchdown run, aided by a key Omar Mejia block that sprung him free.  The Nighthawks led 24-0 at the half.

In the beginning of the second half, the Indians were able to capitalize on a Van Ginkel fumble on the Nighthawks 45 yard line and scored 3:09 later on a one yard quarterback sneak by Alec Henrickson.  With the successful two point conversion, Spirit Lake cut the Nighthawks lead to 24-8.  However, Boyden Hull Rock Valley would immediately respond on the next play from scrimmage when Andrew Van Ginkel found Riley Francis for a 41 yard touchdown.  It was Van Ginkel’s third passing touchdown of the night and 4th overall. The Nighthawks touchdown extended the lead to 31-8, and the game finished with that score.

The Nighthawks improve to 4-1 overall, and 1-1 in the district. and will travel to Sheldon to get back to district play against the Orabs next week. The Indians fall to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in the district and will host East Sac County in district play next week.


Central Lyon George Little Rock Hands Sheldon First District Football Loss

Central Lyon LogoCentral Lyon George Little Rock handed the Sheldon Orab football team their first district loss 36-0 at Rock Rapids Friday night.

The Lions opened the scoring midway through the first quarter as CJ Roths scored on a 4 yard run following a 52 yard punt return by Jesse Henrichs. Nic Lutmer added the extra point and the Lions were in front 7-0.

A 79 yard drive was capped with 11:52 to play in the half as Henrichs scored on a 10 yard run. Lutmer’s kick made it 14-0 at half time.

Interceptions by Colby Kleinhesselink and Jacob Andringa along with a fumble recovery in the end zone late in the half by Jesse Meendering turned away scoring threats by Central Lyon George Little Rock.

Early in the second a fumble recovery at the Sheldon 36 was turned into a touchdown as Roths scored his second touchdown of the night. Lutmer’s extra point made it 21-0 with 10:03 to play in the quarter.

Less than a minute later the Lions ran the score to 29-0 as Henrichs recovered a fumble and raced 34 yards for a score. A two point conversion pass from Lutmer to Zach Fugitt came with 9:45 to go in the quarter.

The Lions closed out the scoring stopping an Orab drive with a fumble recovery at their own 31. Henrichs would later score from 39 yards out. Lutmer’s extra point closed out the scoring with 4:49 to play in the third quarter.

With the win Central Lyon George Little Rock moves to 3-0 in the district and 4-1 on the season. Sheldon stands at 2-1 in the district and 3-2 for the season.

Next up for Sheldon is homecoming against Boyden Hull Rock Valley next Friday. Central Lyon travels to Estherville Lincoln Central for a non district game.


Football Results for Friday September 27th

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CLASS 2A District 1

Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 36, Sheldon 0
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 31, Spirit Lake 8 (ND)
MOC-Floyd Valley 35, Cherokee, Washington 6
Sioux Center 47, Unity Christian, Orange City 0

 

 

 

 

CLASS 1A District 1

Gehlen Catholic, LeMars 46, North Union 26
Manson Northwest Webster 13, Emmetsburg 12 (ND)
South O’Brien, Paullina 42, Okoboji, Milford 7
Western Christian 41, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 20

CLASS A District 1

Hinton 42, Woodbury Central, Moville 14
Lawton-Bronson 14, Alta/Aurelia 12
West Sioux, Hawarden 56, Akron-Westfield 32
West Lyon 36, Sibley-Ocheyedan 13

 8 Player District 1

Kingsley-Pierson 70, Whiting 20
River Valley, Correctionville 46, Remsen-Union 16
St. Mary’s, Remsen 79, Clay Central-Everly 12
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 75,Harris-Lake Park 43

CLASS 3A District 2

Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 55, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 7
Carroll 48, Storm Lake 7
Denison-Schleswig 21, Atlantic 14 (ND)
Spencer 37, LeMars 20

 

 

 

 

 


Sports Schedule For Saturday September 28th

volleyballArea teams are busy with a trio of Saturday tournaments. Sheldon joins Council Bluffs Abe Lincoln, Lewis Central, Hinton, Sioux City North and Sioux City Heelan at the Sioux City East Tournament. Hartley Melvin Sanborn and Unity Christian are also hosting Saturday tournaments.

 

 
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Sheldon, Council Bluffs Abe Lincoln, Lewis Central, Hinton, Sioux City North and Sioux City Heelan at the Sioux City East Tournament

 

Laurens Marathon, Newell Fonda, Okoboji, Sioux City West, South O’Brien, Trinity and Rock Valley at the HMS Tournament

 

Gehlen, LeMars, Sergeant Bluff Luton, Sioux Center, Sioux Falls Christian, South West Minnesota Christian and Boyden Hull at the Unity Christian Tournament


Western And Lennox Win Cross Country Titles at Sioux Center Invite

cross countryLennox South Dakota won the boys title while Western Christian took the girls title at the Sioux Center Cross Country Invite Thursday. Lennox totaled 49 team points followed by Western Christian with 77. for the girls Western totaled 40 points followed by Sioux Center at 69.

Mark Ahlers was first in for the Sheldon boys in a time of 19:04 finishing 11th overall. Next in was Dillon Jansma in 20:57.

For the Orab girls Allegra St Clair was first in with a time of 18:22 followed by Brittany Van Wyk at 18:40.

Boys Team Totals

1. Lennox 49
2. Western 77
3. Trinity 91
4. BHRV 94
5. West Lyon 134
6. Okoboji 138
7. WC-KP 197
8. SBL 204
9. Sheldon 213
10. Gehlen 240
Girls Team Totals

1. Western 40
2. Sioux Center 69
3. Lennox 123
4. BHRV 124
5. Okoboji 130
6. Sheldon 151
7. SBL 151
8. G-LR-CL 153
9. WC-KP 154
10. Gehlen 206


Latest Volleyball Poll Out Northwest Iowa Well Represented

volleyballThe latest Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Volleyball Poll was released late Thursday afternoon. Sheldon was top ranked in Class 3A with MOC Floyd Valley third. Other top five teams included second ranked Western in 2A and Central Lyon who was fifth ranked in Class 1A.

 

Class 1A

1 Holy Trinity Catholic 21-1 1
2 Janesville 12-3 2
3 LeMars Gehlen Catholic 14-7 3
4 New London 17-3 5
5 Central Lyon 18-3 6
6 Tripoli 11-9 4
7 Stanton 17-4 7
8 Lisbon 15-3 9
9 Grandview Park Baptist 12-6 8
10 Murray 12-0 10
11 Algona Bishop Garrigan 12-7 11
12 Iowa Mennonite 11-6 12
13 Harris-Lake Park 18-7 14
14 Martensdale-St. Marys 14-4 13
15 Fremont-Mills 11-3 NR

Dropped Out: Springville (15)

Class 2A

1 Dike-New Hartford 20-1 1
2 Western Christian 19-1 2
3 Sumner-Fredericksburg 13-2 3
4 Council Bluffs St. Albert 14-2 4
5 Eddyville-Blakesburg/Fremont 22-2 5
6 Grundy Center 14-2 8
7 South Central Calhoun 26-3 9
8 Hinton 14-5 6
9 Ridge View 16-3 10
10 Lake Mills 19-3 11
11 Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 18-4 14
12 Des Moines Christian 20-6 13
13 West Branch 14-3 NR
14 Wapsie Valley 11-5 15
15 Iowa Valley 12-4 NR

Dropped Out: Edgewood-Colesburg (7), Hudson (12)

Class 3A

1 Sheldon 17-0 1
2 Kuemper Catholic 17-1 3
3 MOC-Floyd Valley 13-3 4
4 Union 12-4 2
5 Red Oak 11-3 5
6 Nevada 12-8 6
7 Mount Vernon 11-4 8
8 Sioux Center 14-4 9
9 Center Point-Urbana 19-5 7
10 Unity Christian 11-4 10
11 East Sac County 21-3 11
12 Bondurant-Farrar 13-5 12
13 Iowa Falls-Alden 10-3 14
14 Independence 16-3 15
15 Algona 19-4 NR

Dropped Out: Camanche (13)

Class 4A

1 Harlan 12-2 1
2 Solon 14-1 2
3 Waverly-Shell Rock 19-4 3
4 Davenport Assumption 13-2 4
5 West Delaware 19-3 5
6 Charles City 15-2 7
7 Cedar Rapids Xavier 15-5 8
8 Indianola 11-7 6
9 Sioux City Bishop Heelan 13-11 11
10 Marion 10-8 12
11 Webster City 17-5 10
12 Lewis Central 7-8 9
13 LeMars 8-2 13
14 Clear Creek-Amana 7-4 14
15 Pella 11-10 15

Dropped Out: None

 

Class 5A

1 Bettendorf 19-0 1
2 Ankeny 18-2 3
3 Johnston 14-1 4
4 Dubuque Hempstead 14-2 6
5 Urbandale 20-3 7