SSI HS Football Update
With the regular season curtain dropping on some Siouxland HS Football teams. Other teams earned playoff bids to extend their season and are poised to advance in post-season play! Stay tuned to SSI twitter and website as we provide playoff coverage of SBL, OABCIG, BHRV, EPJ, Woodbury Central and LCC.
BENSON CLOSES OUT SENIOR SEASON: SC West Wolverine RB Drew Benson closed out his senior season with (1,176) yards and (11) scores. Benson also had (281) yards receiving and one score. Benson is a college prospect in football and baseball.
STARS FINISH STRONG: Congratulations to SC North Head Coach Mitch Mohr, his staff and players for a successful 6-3 season in closing out the Council Bluffs AL Lynx 43-7! The best finish in school history since 2007. It was fun covering the Stars football season and I enjoyed meeting the staff and players. The Stars return some key juniors next season and have momentum to take into the off-season.
SERGEANT BLUFF WARRIORS: Junior dual threat QB Tyler Smith heads into the playoffs after piling up some outstanding regular season stats. Smith has completed 63% of his passes and thrown for (1,977) yards and (20) touchdowns. Smith has also rushed for (422) yards and 5 scores. The Warriors host the (5-4) Algona Bulldogs Friday in first round playoff action. The Bulldogs are stumbling into the playoffs on a current 3-game losing streak. More preview information on this game coming this week!
WEST SIOUX FALCONS: Head Coach Ryan Schwiesow and his Falcons ripped West Monona 57-7 in the first round of the 1A Iowa State Playoffs. The Falcons (8-1) will now host Ridge View (6-3) in round two this Friday night 7pm. More preview information coming this week!
OABCIG FALCONS: The Falcons took care of business last Friday in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs as they waxed Red Oak 56-0. The Falcons now (8-1) on the season will travel this Friday to take on Green County (8-1) in round two of playoff action. The Rams have run off eight wins in a row after dropping their season opener. More preview information on this game coming this week!
WOODBURY CENTRAL WILDCATS: The Wildcats delivered a first round playoff win this past Friday with a 46-12 victory over AHSTW to move to (8-1) overall. The Wildcats will host Southwest Valley (7-2). The Timberwolves won their first round game 53-22 over Ogden. More preview information on this game coming this week!
ELK-POINT JEFFERSON HUSKIES: Head coach Jake Terry has his Huskies playing great complementary football as they posted a 56-28 win over St. Thomas More. The Huskies (7-2) rolled up (539) yards on offense and Lucas Hueser set a school record with (6) touchdowns. The Huskies will host Wagner (6-3) this Thursday at 7pm in the second round of the South Dakota playoffs. More preview information on this game coming this week!
LLC BEARS: Head coach Alan Gottula and his Bears (7-2) won their opening first round playoff game 30-26 over EMF. The Bears RB Evan Haisch rushed for (136). The Bears (6-2) will now square off with (8-0) Howells-Dodge on the road Friday at 7pm in a Nebraska D1 second round game. More preview information on this game coming this week!