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KSFY/KWSN Broadcasters SD Prep Football Poll - Week 6

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 (6-0), 80, (16)

2 – Sioux Falls Roosevelt (5-1), 64

3 – Brandon Valley (4-1), 48

4 – Sioux Falls O'Gorman (2-3), 31

5 – Sioux Falls Washington (3-3), 14

Also Receiving Votes –

Rapid City Central (2-3), 2

Aberdeen Central (2-3), 1

Blog Notes: Sioux Falls Lincoln, which had a 49-10 win over RC Stevens, is the unanimous choice for #1 for the fourth straight week. Led by Caden Quintanilla's 136 yards rushing (990 for the season), 240 all-purpose yards and three TDs, Lincoln overcame a shaky start to defeat Rapid City Stevens, 49-10. Lincoln had 361 yards rushing on 42 carries and 117 passing yards for 478 yards in total offense.  Seth Bjordal, who had just 151 yards rushing on the season before Friday, rushed for 222 yards on 13 carries with TDs of 47 and three yards to lead #2 Roosevelt past Mitchell, 38-7.  Brandon Valley, which had an open week, held firm at #3. The Lynx own a 160-to-89 scoring differential. O'Gorman, which had its game with RC Central rescheduled to a later date, remained #4. Led by Luke Reiter with 17 carries for 153 yards and Dan Marlette with 20 carries for 88 yards and a 1-yard TD run, #5 SF Washington evened its record at 3-3 with a 13-7 win over Huron on the road. Rapid City Central and Aberdeen Central both received support again this week. 


1 – Pierre (5-0), 80, (16)  

2 – Yankton (3-3), 56, #5 last week

3– Mitchell (3-2), 49, #2 last week

4 – Watertown (2-3), 35, last week #3

5 – Brookings (2-4), 14, last week #4

Also Receiving Votes –

Harrisburg (2-3), 6

Blog Notes: Pierre, which was open this week, has a 171-to-71 point advantage as they travel to face new #2 Yankton on Friday. Pierre was the unanimous choice for the 5th straight week. Levi Davis had 151 yards on the ground to lead the Yankton Bucks to a 17-7 road win over Watertown. The Bucks, which moved back into the #2 spot, are now 3-3 with a 160-to-160 point total.  The Kernels fell to 11AAA #2 Roosevelt, 38-7, at Howard Wood Field as they dropped to #3 in the 11AA rankings. After taking a 7-0 lead, the Arrows were outscored 17-0 at home and fell to Yankton, 17-7, as they dropped to #4. Brookings dropped a 16-7 home decision to Harrisburg in a game that was suspended 58 minutes by a weather delay at halftime. Shaye Slaughter's TD gave Harrisburg a 13-7 lead and a field goal put the game away against the #5 Bobcats.   Brookings' Gerald Maxwell had 135 yards rushing, scoring on a five-yard run in the second quarter after he had a 51-yard run. Harrisburg received votes in this week's poll after their road win.


1 – Madison (6-0), 80 (16)

2 – Dell Rapids (4-1), 62, #3 last week

3 – Tea Area (3-2), 42, #4 last week

4 – West Central (3-2), 32, #2 last week

5 – Hot Springs (3-1), 24

Blog Notes: After opening a 20-0 lead, #1 Madison had to rally to defeat #3 Tea Area, 34-31, on the Titans homecoming. Madison's Rush Milne had 53 carries for 233 yards rushing and five TDs, including the game winner with 27 seconds to play in one of the best games of the year. Tea Area rallied behind Taylor Roeman and Tarin Smallfield to take a 31-27 lead late in the fourth quarter before the Bulldogs scored late. In a bizarre ending to the first half, the Titans scored 10 points in the final 33 seconds of the first half. As a result of their win, Madison was #1 for the second straight week. Six different players scored TDs to lead Dell Rapids to a 41-7 win over Lennox. Brett Nichols had 10 carries for 115 yards and a TD while Riley Schmidt added 82 yards rushing and a TD for the Quarriers, which moved up to #2 in the rankings. For the second straight week, West Central, the preseason #1 and top-ranked for the initial four weeks of the season, lost, falling to  11B #4 Canton, 23-0, in Hartford. Due to the pair of losses, West Central has dropped to #4 in the poll.  Hot Springs stayed at #5 but did not play due to the severe weather conditions on Friday.  


1 – Aberdeen Roncalli (6-0), 78 (14)

2 – Winner (4-0), 62 (1)

3 – St. Thomas More (4-0), 47 (1)

4 – Canton (4-1), 32

5 – Parkston (4-1), 18.5

Also Receiving Votes –

Redfield-Doland (5-1), 1

Wagner (4-1), 1

Blog Notes: Aberdeen Roncalli, which held the top spot in 11B for the sixth straight week, rolled up another 60 point output and victory on Friday. For the second straight week the Cavaliers, which own a 251-to-34 scoring differential, recorded a shutout, the third this season and 49th since the 2004 season. They have allowed just 14 total points in the last five games. #3 St. Thomas More will travel to face #2 Winner tonight. Winner has won five straight games in that series. For the second straight week, Canton recorded a shutout over an 11-man power.  After shutting down Tri-Valley, 31-0, last week, the C-Hawks held previously 11A #2 West Central to 95 yards rushing and 172 total yards in a 23-0 win over the Trojans in Hartford. Gabe Dolan had 16 carries for 108 yards and 38-yard TD run to lead Canton, which owns a 152-to-56 scoring differential.  #5 Parkston, which has a 115-to-40 scoring edge, had an open week and will host Tri-Valley on Oct. 11. Also receiving support was Redfield-Doland, which cruised to a fifth straight win with a 55-0 verdict over Tiospa Zina. The Pheasants own a 219-to-106 scoring edge, which is 202-to-69 in their wins. Wagner also received support after a win on Monday night over Todd County, 62-7. The Red Raiders have a 143-to-69 ppg edge over opponents. 


1 – Arlington (6-0), 80 (16)

2 – Garretson (5-0), 64

3 – Gregory (4-1), 44

4 – Deubrook (5-1), 33

5 – Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan (5-1), 19

Blog Notes: 9AA remained unchanged, led by Arlington, which held onto the #1 spot for the fourth straight week. The Cardinals rolled to a sixth straight win with a 38-14 decision against  DeSmet-Iroquois. The Cardinals have built a 259-to-100 scoring differential. In a battle of unbeaten quads, #2 Garretson prevailed over Parker (4-1), 26-8, and retained the second spot in 9AA. The Blue Dragons, which have built a 198-to-60 scoring differential, were led by Austin Matthiesen with 23 carries for 166 yards and a 56-yard TD run while Jesse Brockhouse had 11 carries for 82 yards and a 15-yard TD run. #3 Gregory continued to post wins – the latest a 46-6 decision over Scotland. After a fourth straight win, the Gorillas have built a 233-to-100 scoring differential, which totals 202-to-78 in wins.  Riley Hansen, who is the state's rushing leader with 1,251 yards, had 29 carries for 278 yards and five TDs to lead #4 Deubrook past 9B #5 Dell Rapids St. Mary, 40-38, in a back-and-forth affair. The two schools generated 666 yards rushing, including 324 by Deubrook, which has outscored opponents 256-to-136. In their wins, the Dolphins have scored 202 points or 46 ppg.  BEE, which owns a 204-to-93 scoring differential, defeated Menno/Marion, 28-22, as Wade Miller scored on a 13-yard run with 1:56 left.  


1 – Howard (5-0), 80 (16)

2 – Colome (4-1), 47

3 – Leola-Frederick (6-0), 45, #4 last week

4 – Wolsey-Wessington (5-0), 39.5, #3 last week

5 – Potter County (4-1), 25.5, UR last week

Also Receiving Votes –

Herreid/Selby (4-1), 4.5

Alcester-Hudson (5-1), 3

Blog Notes: For the fourth straight week, Howard was ranked #1 and received unanimous support for the top spot. Luke Loudenberg rushed for 200 yards or more for the fourth time in five games, finishing with 23 carries for 224 yards and a TD in Howard's 38-8 win over Hanson. Colome, which owns a 240-to-122 scoring differential, rolled to a 68-33 win over Edgemont on Monday night as QB Terrance Kinzer had 216 yards rushing and five TDs. The Cowboys have scored 66 or more points in successive weeks. Lorenzo Williams had 12 carries for 177 yards and three TDs while Ryne Johnson had 16 carries for 172 yards and a TD in Wolsey-Wessington's 42-6 win over Northwestern. Johnson now has 1K (1,002) rushing for a third-straight year as Wolsey-Wessington has outscored opponents, 232-to-44. Despite the win, the Warbirds dropped to #4 as Leola-Frederick continued to pick up support. The Titans moved to 6-0 with a 40-6 win over Faulkton Area. The Titans, which own a 246-to-49 point differential, have held four opponents in six games to seven points or less. #5 Potter County, which owns a 142-to-62 point differential, has not allowed an opponent more than 13 points in a game all season. Also receiving votes was former #1 Herreid-Selby, which rolled to a 30-0 win over Miller as Cooper Schaefbauer had 14 carries for 98 yards and a pair of TDs in a game called at halftime due to severe weather.   Alcester-Hudson continued to receive votes in the poll after they rushed for 323 yards, including three players with at least 50, in a 48-14 win over Viborg-Hurley..


1 – Hamlin (6-0), 78 (14)

2 – Avon (6-0), 66 (2)

3 – Faith (4-0), 44  

4 – Wall (5-0), 32.5

5 – Dell Rapids St. Mary (4-1), 14.5

Also Receiving Votes –

Harding County (4-1), 3

Faulkton Area (4-1), 1

Kadoka Area (4-1), 1

Blog Notes: For the fifth consecutive week, Hamlin held the top spot as they increased support this week. The Chargers moved to 6-0 with their fourth shutout in six games after stopping Great Plains Lutheran, 56-0. Hamlin has allowed just 18 points and scored 289 for a 48.16 to 3.0 ppg point differential.  Brandon Kocmich had five carries for 141 yards and three TDs and Devin Tolsma had 92 yards rushing as Avon cruised to a sixth straight win. #3 Faith gained support even as they do not play until they host Newell tonight, due to the snowstorm that hit the Rapid City area late last week. Due to that same weather situation, #4 Wall will face New Underwood tonight in Kadoka. Wall has a 274-to-66 scoring edge over five games.  #5 Dell Rapids St. Mary lost a shootout with 9AA #4 Deubrook, 40-38, but remained at #5. Josh Brown had 27 carries for 189 yards and TD runs of 35, 31 and 35 yards for the Cardinals, which finished with 342 yards rushing.  Faulkton Area lost for the first time to 9A #3 Leola-Frederick, 40-6, but still received report. Due to the weather, Harding County defeated Lemmon-McIntosh, 32-12, in a game played in Baker, Mont., on Monday The Ranchers, the defending champion, own a 170-to-49 scoring differential. In their win, Harding County QB/WR Harvey Mollman had 125 yards throwing and three TDs and 43 yards receiving and a TD. Kadoka Area picked up support in the poll after a 56-22 win over White River on Monday as they improved their scoring margin to 195-to-121. In the win Chandlier Sudbeck (933 yards this season) had 157 yards rushing and a TD while catching a pair of TDs from Lane Peterson, who had 145 yards passing and four TDs.


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