Stratton/Liberty is going to get its shot at Monday night football.
The Knighted Eagles’ game at Seibert against Hi-Plains has been moved to 5 p.m. Monday due to COVID-19 cases at Hi-Plains.
Stratton/Liberty will take an undefeated record to Seibert, sitting at 3-0 after rolling to a 62-0 win at Miami-Yoder, last weekend.
The Knighted Eagles are ranked No. 2 in the CHSAANow.com 6-man poll. Hi-Plains, 1-1, is ranked No. 10.
Stratton/Liberty jumped out to a 32-0 lead in the first quarter, at Miami-Yoder. Alex Cruz, Charlie Clapper and Riggin Williams all ran for a touchdown, and Charlie Tagtmeyer threw a touchdown pass to Tyler Hase.
Cyler Notter ran for two touchdowns in the second quarter, as the Knighted Eagles led 48-0 at halftime. Riley Shean added a touchdown run in the third, and one more in the fourth.
“We came out and played really well from start to finish,” coach Toby Kechter said. “With our starters only playing one quarter, it gave our entire team a chance to play.”
Tagtmeyer completed two of four passes for 15 yards and a touchdown. Hase had a 10-yard catch for a touchdown, and Logan Breyer one catch for five yards. R. Shean ran for 70 yards and two scores on seven carries, Notter 64 yards and two TDs on five carries, Cruz 54 yards and a TD on two carries, Clapper 42 yards and a TD on two carries, Williams 11 yards and one TD on two carries, and Joe Shean eight yards on three carries.
Defensively, Notter was in on nine tackles and had two sacks, J. Shean eight tackles, R. Shean seven, Clayton Craig five, Breyer and Ethan Bohnen four each, along with a sack for Breyer, Hase and Braden Wedel three each, Will Witzel and Williams two, and Cruz, Tagtmeyer, Clapper and Jose Gallardo one each.
Wedel made five of six PATs.
Arickaree/Woodlin gets exciting first win
Arickaree/Woodlin will host Otis on Friday, at Woodlin, after picking up its first win of the season last week.
The Indian Mustangs pulled out an exciting 32-30 win over Weldon Valley, last Friday in Weldona. The teams were tied at 18 at halftime, with Arickaree/Woodlin doing just enough to pull out the victory in the second half. The difference was the Indian Mustangs’ Angel Sevin made one 2-point kick after a touchdown.
Logan Wright ran for 98 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries, while Samuel Koolstra added 52 yards and one TD on 10 attempts, Angel Sevin 46 yards on eight carries, and Landry Peeples 13 yards on two carries, and the Indian Mustangs ran for 205 total yards. Wright threw a touchdown pass to Hayden Page, and Nic Hermes completed an 18-yard pass to Sevin.
Wright was in on 14 total tackles, Sevin 12, Koolstra 12, Tristin Niccoli seven, Page four, Jacob Jefferson three, and Aydon Escobedo one.
Otis looks for first win in rivalry game
The Otis Bulldogs will be on the road again Friday as they travel south to Woodlin to play the Arickaree/Woodlin Indian Mustangs.
The Bulldogs hit the road for the first time this season last Saturday, making the long trip to Walden, and returning with a 69-6 loss to the North Park Wildcats. The Bulldogs now are 0-3 on the season.
Otis’ stats were not available at press time. However, previous games’ stats have been entered on MaxPreps if anyone wants to take a look.