Football Recap: Cobblers pull off last second win
Rapid City Central opened the football season Friday night in Sioux Falls against the Lincoln Patriots. But the game was suspended after the third quarter due to the rain.
The action finally resumed Saturday morning with the Cobblers leading 8-7.
Lincoln grabbed the lead with 6:49 left the fourth quarter as Preston Eisenbraun threw a touchdown to Tiegen Salava. However, the Patriots were unable to convert the 2-point conversion leaving the score 13-8 Lincoln.
The Cobblers marched the field on their final possession and Jetzon Olson finally plunged into the end zone as time expired.
Rapid City Central defeated Lincoln, 14-13.
The Cobblers earn their first victory in Sioux Falls since they beat Washington back in 2013.
Highlights of the Central – Lincoln game are courtesy of KDLT in Sioux Falls.
Meanwhile, the Northern Hills Bowl was held Saturday at Lyle Hare Stadium in Spearfish.
In the first game, Sturgis opened the season with a 40-21 win over Belle Fourche. Sturgis finished with 400 yards on the ground. The Scoopers were led by Noah Wamsher who rushed for 161 yards and two touchdowns.
St. Thomas More won the second game at the Northern Hills Bowl. The Cavaliers defeated Spearfish, 21-11.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Saturday, August 26
Arlington/Lake Preston 38, DeSmet 14
Baltic 36, Chester 6
Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 33, Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central 0
Canton 40, Chamberlain 27
Castlewood 41, Deubrook 13
Elkton-Lake Benton 40, Oldham-Ramona/Rutland 28
Gregory 36, Parkston 8
Hamlin 54, Florence/Henry 0
Irene-Wakonda 62, Hanson 36
Mitchell 21, Watertown 7
Rapid City Central 14, Sioux Falls Lincoln 13
Sioux Falls Washington 45, Brandon Valley 6
St. Thomas More 21, Spearfish 11
Sturgis 40, Belle Fourche 21
Tea Area 35, West Central 14
Washington 45, Brandon Valley 6
Waverly-South Shore 36, Great Plains Lutheran 20
Webster 23, Deuel 20
POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS
Harrisburg vs. Pierre, ppd. to Sep 4th.
Madison vs. Milbank Area, ppd. to Aug 29th.