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KSFY/KWSN Broadcasters SD Prep Football Poll - Week 4

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KSFY/KWSN Broadcasters SD Prep Football Poll - Week 4

KSFY-KWSN SD Broadcasters Poll will be released every Monday during the South. Dakota prep football regular season in 2013. The rankings are determined by total points with first-place votes noted in parentheses (below). The poll has been expanded to 16 voters, who include Craig Mattick, KWSN; Chris Tubbs, KWSN; Eric Thorstenson, KSFY-TV; Matt Peterson, KSFY-TV; Dan Genzler, KSFY TV; Vic Quick, KOTA TV; Ben Root, KGIM; Dellas Cole, KBRK; Jeff Duffy, KOKK; Tim Smith, KMIT; Steve Morgan, KORN; Rod Fisher, KFGX; Nate Brown, KIMM/sdsportsbuzz.com;  John Thayer, KVHT; Todd Enderson, KWAT; and Chris Doski, KWYR



1 – Sioux Falls Lincoln (4-0), 75, (15)

2 – Sioux Falls Roosevelt (3-1), 60

3 – Brandon Valley (3-1), 44, #4 last week

4 – Sioux Falls O'Gorman (2-2), 22, #3 last week

5 – Sioux Falls Washington (2-2), 21

Also Receiving Votes –

Aberdeen Central (2-2), 3

Blog Notes: Sr. running back Caden Quintanilla (4,280 career all-purpose yards with 43 TDs, 40 by rush) scored five TDs to lead SF Lincoln to a 56-24 win over 11AA #4 Watertown. The Pats are the unanimous choice for #1 for the second straight week, have a 197-to-91 point differential over four opponents. It is the third time in four games that Lincoln (49.25 ppg), who polled all 15 first-place votes, has gone over 50 points and 16th time in five years.   After losing for the first time this season, the preseason #1 and now #2 Rough Riders answered the bell with a 49-13 win over Rapid City Central. Despite a few turnover issues, Brandon Valley won a third-straight game and moved up to #3 in the class after a 16-7 win over a stubborn and 11AA #2 Brookings team. O'Gorman dropped to #4 after losing a 16-14 decision to 11AA #1 Pierre at McEeaney Field, despite 26 carries for 179 yards and a TD from Matt White. SF Washington rebounded from a 1-2 start with a 36-0 win over Rapid City Stevens. Aberdeen Central also received votes as they moved to 2-2 with a 34-21 over 11AA Yankton.  



1 – Pierre (4-0), 75, (15)  

2– Mitchell (3-1), 54, #3 last week

3 – Brookings (2-2), 46, #2 last week

4 – Watertown (1-2), 32

5 – Yankton (1-3), 11

Also Receiving Votes –

Douglas (2-2), 3

Harrisburg (1-2), 3

Huron (1-3), 1

Blog Notes: Pierre continued its strong hold on the top spot after a 16-14 road win over previously 11AAA #3 and now #4 O'Gorman. Senior QB Alex Gray had a TD throw and TD run for the Governors, which defeated O'Gorman for the first time since 1964.  The 4-0 start by Pierre is the best in well over a decade. #2 Mitchell moved back to #2 after a 34-7 win over Spearfish as Mitchell Johnson had 142 yards rushing and two TDs. Brookings fell from #2 to #3 after a 13-7 loss to Brandon Valley. The Bobcats have an 86-to-57 scoring margin and face 11AAA Lincoln on Friday. Watertown jumped out to a 14-0 lead but dropped a 56-24 decision to 11AAA #1 SF Lincoln. The Arrows remained #4 in the poll. Yankton held onto the fifth spot despite a 34-21 setback to Aberdeen Central. Harrisburg, Huron and Douglas all received votes in the poll.



1 – West Central (3-0), 75 (15)

2 – Madison (4-0), 60

3 – Dell Rapids (2-1), 44  

4 – Tea Area (2-1), 31    

5 – Hot Springs (2-1), 14

Also Receiving Votes –

Dakota Valley (2-2), 1

Blog Notes: Cole Tirrel had three TDs – by rush, receiving and a 63-yard punt return – to lead the top-ranked Trojans to a 51-6 win over Lennox. West Central controlled the top spot for the third straight week, polling all 15 first-place votes. Madison rolled past #5 Sisseton as Rush Milne scored three TDs with 131 yards rushing on 11 carries. Wins by the Bulldogs and Trojans sets up a #1 vs. #2 showdown in Madison on Friday. Three-time defending champions Dell Rapids had a second straight win with a 46-7 decision over Milbank.  The Quarriers again did it on the ground – with 346 yards rushing on 40 carries with six TDs rushing. With five TDs and 132  yards rushing on just nine carries from Gunnar Ensz, Tea Area hung onto the #4 spot after a 41-0 win over Vermillion. It was a big rebound game for Tea Area, which opened its new field on Friday. Hot Springs re-enters the rankings after a 14-7 win over 11AA Douglas. Sisseton fell out of the rankings after a 53-0 setback to #2 Madison. Dakota Valley, which defeated Elk Point-Jefferson, 33-7, received support.



1 – Aberdeen Roncalli (4-0), 74 (14)

2 – Winner (3-0), 59

3 – St. Thomas More (3-0), 45 (1)

4 – Parkston (4-0), 32

5 – Canton (2-1), 6, unranked previously

Also Receiving Votes –

Wagner (2-1), 5, #5 last week

Redfield-Doland (3-1), 4

Blog Notes:  Roncalli retained a solid hold on the #1 spot after rolling to a 48-7 win over Mobridge-Pollock.. The Cavaliers, which own a 123-to-34 scoring differential, has held the top spot for the fourth straight week. Trace Meyer had 12 carries for 161 yards and two TDs to lead Winner to their third straight win, a 48-13 over Valentine, Neb. The Warriors remained #2 after winning a 15th consecutive game, the longest winning streak in SD. St. Thomas More, which was idle, held the #3 spot and again received a first-place vote. STM has a 115-to-28 scoring differential and face Douglas on Sept. 27. Led by a pair of defensive TDs by Andy Semmler and two TD runs by Miles Semmler, #4 Parkston moved to 4-0 with a 30-12 win over previously #5 Wagner. With the loss Wagner dropped out of the poll while Canton, which was idle, moved into the #5 spot, one point ahead of the Red Raiders. The C-Hawks, which will host Tri-Valley this week, own a 91-to-56 scoring differential. Redfield-Doland received more support this week after moving to 3-1 with a 21-14 win over Groton, led by Landon Rohlfs, who now has 577 yards and seven TDs on the season.



1 – Arlington (4-0), 75 (14)

2 – Garretson (3-0), 59

3 – Gregory (3-1), 43  

4 – Deubrook (3-1), 25  

5 – Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan (3-1), 17.5

Also Receiving  Votes –

Menno Marion (3-0), 5.5

Blog Notes: This is one of the few classes that remained unchanged although vote totals swayed a bit. Arlington moved to 4-0 with a 39-8 win over Lake Preston. The Cardinals are the unanimous selection for the second straight week and #1 for the third consecutive poll. They own a 185-to-58 scoring differential with margins of at least 31 points in each of the past three games. #2 Garretson, which has a 130-to-32 point differential, had an open week and now play Alcester-Hudson (4-0) on Friday. Gregory, the preseason #1, has two straight wins and retained the #3 spot with a 62-6 victory over Marty Indian School. Gregory, which had five interceptions in the win, own a 157-to-82 scoring advantage over opponents. Led by Riley Hanson, Deubrook won for a third straight time and again held the #4 spot.  Hanson had 31 carries for 361 yards and five TDs for the Dolphins, which has a 182-to-86 scoring differential. Hanson has 74 carries for 930 yards and 12 TDs this season, making him the leading rusher in South Dakota. BEE rolled to a 46-0 win over Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian as Wade Miller had 13 carries for 120 yards and three TDs (50, 2 rush; 72-yard TD reception). BEE, which held onto the #5 spot, has a 148-to-71 scoring margin. Nick Gortmaker had 31 carries for 168 yards and three TDs as Menno/Marion, which again received support in the poll, rallied from a 22-0 deficit to defeat Canistota, 34-28 in overtime



1 – Howard (3-0), 73 (13)

2 – Herreid/Selby (3-0), 62 (2)

3 – Colome (2-1), 26.5, #4 last week

4 – Wolsey-Wessington (3-0), 25, #5 last week

5 – Leola-Frederick (4-0), 23, unranked last week

Also Receiving Votes –

Alcester-Hudson (4-0), 8

Potter County (3-1), 6.5, #3 last week

Corsica-Stickney (3-0), 1

Blog Notes: Howard tightened its grip on #1 by grabbing 13-of-15 first place votes this week after a 54-27 win over Mount Vernon/Plankinton. Again, the Tigers were led by junior sensation Luke Loudenberg, who had 183 yards on 22 carries with six TDs to lead the Tigers past Mount Vernon/Plankinton, 54-27. He scored on runs of 42-29, 20, 5, 2 and had an 80-yard kickoff return for a TD. Howard has a 141-to-53 scoring edge. Herreid/Selby, which remained #2 and had two first-place votes, picked up a 28-6 win over Lemmon/McIntosh and now own a 131-to-6 point differential.  Herreid-Selby will host Potter County on Sept. 27. Leola-Frederick jumped into the poll for the first time after a 12-7 win over previously Potter County, which dropped out of the top five. Leola-Frederick owns a 163-to-37 scoring margin over opponents. Colome had an open week but moved into the #3 spot just ahead of Wolsey-Wessington and Leola-Frederick. The Cowboys own a 106-to-75 point edge so far this season. Led by Ryne Johnson with 18 carries for 223 yards and 2 TDs, Wolsey-Wessington rolled to a 43-0 win over Warner to move up a spot. The Warbirds now have a 145-to-32 point differential.  Alcester-Hudson, Potter County and Corsica-Stickney all received support in the poll.



1 – Hamlin (4-0), 74 (15)

2 – Avon (4-0), 61 (2)

3 – Faith (3-0), 38, #4 last week

4 – Wall (4-0), 28, #5 last week

5 – Dell Rapids St. Mary (3-0), 16.5, unranked last week

Also Receiving Votes –

Canistota (2-2) 5.5, #3 last week

Faulkton Area (3-0), 1

Harding County (2-1), 1 

Blog Notes: Any questions about Hamlin's defense? Nope. They have not allowed a TD in four straight games as the Chargers rolled to a 57-6 win. Dusty Quiram (147 yards rushing) and Austin Niemann each scored three TDs for Hamlin, which limited Waverly-South Shore to 138 total yards. The Chargers, which received 15-of-17 first-place votes, have a 182-to-6 scoring differential through four games. Avon again received a pair of first-place votes and held at #2 after rolling to a 50-0 win over Tripp-Delmont/Armour. The Pirates increased their scoring margin differential to 166-to-35.  Idle Faith, which has a 100-to-34 scoring differential, moved up to #3. Canistota, #3 last week, fell out of the rankings for the first time in over three years after a heart-breaking 34-28 OT loss to 9AA Menno-Marion. Wall moved up to #4 after a 65-20 win over Lyman and now own a 218-60 scoring differential vs. its opponents. Junior Carson Johnston had 163 yards on 21 carries with six TDs to lead Wall. He has 709 yards and a state-best 16 TDs, 15 by rushing. In the win, Wall garnered 50 carries for 427 yards rushing and 595 yards in total offense. Dell Rapids St. Mary moved into the rankings for the first time with a 58-14 win over Oldham-Ramona/Rutland. Faulkton Area and Canistota both received votes this week.   

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