Colome Rolls Over Corsica-Stickney

Colome, rated No. 2 in Class 9B football, rolled to a 60-8 victory over Corsica-Stickney on Friday.

With the victory, Colome remains undefeated with a 7-0 record.

Jackson Kinzer led Colome’s rushing attack with 197 yards and four touchdowns.

In the first quarter, Kinzer scored on a 5 yard run, Layton Thieman on a 9 yard pass from Kinzer and Kinzer on a 9-yard run

In the second quarter, Kinzer scored on a 51 yard run, Kinzer on a 41 yard run and Chase Dufek on a 9 yard run.

In the third quarter, Riley Shippy scored on a 1 yard run and the final score was Shippy on a 5 yard run. Shippy had 52 yards rushing.

Beau Bertram and Wyatt Cahoy each had seven tackles for Colome.

Colome will host Avon on Friday.

Warriors Rush for Over 400 Yards in Victory

Winner football team rushed for over 400 yards in a 38-0 victory over Wagner Friday night.

The No. 5 rated team in Class 11B scored all 38 points in the first half including 24 points in the first quarter.

We needed a good response defensively and we set the tone right away,” said coach Dan Aaker.

Phillip Jorgensen opened the scoring on a 4 yard run. Preston Norrid scored on a 15 yard run and Trevor Peters added a 3-yard TD run.

In the second quarter, Jorgensen scored on a 3 yard run and the final score was a 1 yard run by Norrid.

In the second half, the Warriors subbed down and let a lot of other guys on the team play.

The Warriors had 26 first downs to Wagner’s 7.

Jorgensen was the rushing leader with 102 yards followed by Peters, 93; Norrid, 62; Kaden Keiser, 30 and Evan Farner, 26.

Shea Connot and Landon Thieman each had 4 tackles. Connot had a sack in the first quarter.

Wagner was a critical game for us to play well,” explained Aaker. “We saw a lot of good things last night.”

The final game of the regular season will be Friday, Oct. 12 when Winner will host Woonsocket/Wessington Spring/ Sanborn Central. This will be senior night.

Aaker says Woonsocket is capable of playing good football. “There is a lot riding on this game,” said the coach.

The first round of the playoffs will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18.

Lady Warriors Second in Conference

Winner Area girls cross country team placed second at the SESD conference cross country meet Oct. 1.

Sidda Schuyler led the varsity girls as she took second. She was followed by Saige Schuyler, 8th; Aryn Meiners, 13th; Meagan Blare, 15th; Melanie Brozik, 21st; Jaclyn Laprath, 23rd.

In the varsity boys race, Kade Watson took third followed by Wyatt Turnquist, 16th; Joseph Laprath, 20th.

In the junior varsity girls race, Madison Thieman was 6th; Katherine Jankauskas, 12th; Gabby Kocer, 14th and Trinity Vrbka, 16th.

Girls cross country team takes first at Parkston

Winner Area girls cross country team took first place at the Ethan/Parkston Invitational on Oct. 4.

Sidda Schuyler took first place. Also placing for the Lady Warriors were: Saige Schuyler, 6th; Meagan Blare, 7th; Aryn Meiners, 8th; Melanie Brozik, 9th; Jaclyn Laprath, 14th.

Kade Watson led the Winner Area boys as he took second place. Joseph Laprath placed 20th.

In the junior varsity girls race, Madison Thieman placed 4th, Gabby Kocer, 9th, Katherine Jankauskas, 10th and Trinity Vrbka, 11th.

Wyatt Turnquist won first place in the junior varsity boys race.

The regional will be Oct. 11 in Chamberlain.

Lady Warriors Tame TC

The No. 3 rated Winner volleyball team defeated Todd County in three sets on Sept. 25. The scores were 25-17, 25-11, 25-7.

Morgan Hammerbeck and Gracie Littau were 100 percent in serving.

Kalla Bertram had 5 ace serves and Maggie LaCompte, 3.

Hammerbeck had 11 kills and Abby Marts, 10.

Mackenzie Levi had 23 set assists and Addy Root, 9.

Ellie Brozik had a 2.50 serve receive rating and Hammerbeck 2.17.

LaCompte had 13 digs and Hammerbeck, 11.

Hammerbeck had 1 solo block and 1 block assist.

Bertram had 1 block assist.

As a team, Winner was 90 percent in serving with 14 aces, 40 kills, 37 set assists and 52 digs.

The first set we made too many serving and attacking errors,” said coach Jaime Keiser. “Then we settled down and we played aggressive and did a great job of attacking the ball and finding the holes. We kept Todd County out of system and chasing the ball all over the place. We also did a great job of serving aggressively. We played together as a team and were having fun,” said Keiser.

The next action for Winner will be Oct. 4 at White River and Oct. 6 at Chester Area. On Oct. 9, Winner will travel to Chamberlain.

Cowgirls Spikers Compete in Conference Play

Colome volleyball team was defeated by Andes Central/Dakota Christian in three sets on Sept. 25. Colome was defeated 23-25, 22-25 and 15-25.

Haley Krumpus scored 8 points with one ace and Makayla Shippy had 7 points.

Saydee Heath had 11 kills.

Shippy had 2 blocks.

Rayne Hermsen had 17 digs, with 14 for Shippy and 12 for Kaydee Heath.

Colome volleyball team played in the Great Plains Conference tourney on Sept. 29.

Tripp-Delmont/Armour defeated Colome in two sets. The scores were 19-25, 14-25.

Carleen Burger scored 5 points, Saydee Heath, 4 points.

Kaydee Heath had 10 kills. Makayla Shippy had 13 assists.

Burke/South Central won in two sets over Colome 25-8 and 25-14.

Kaydee Heath scored 2 points and had 4 kills.

Shippy had 7 assists.

Kaydee Heath had 5 digs.

Girls Cross Country Claims Another Meet Title in Burke

Winner Area girls cross country team won the Burke Invitational on Thursday.

Leading the Lady Warriors was Sidda Schuyler who took first place. She was followed by Saige Schuyler, 11th; Meagan Blare, 14th; Aryn Meiners, 15th; Jaclyn Laprath, 22nd; Melanie Brozik, 26th

In the boys varsity, Kade Watson placed 8th, Joseph Laprath, 18th; Wyatt Turnquist, 20th.

In the junior girls varsity race, Madison Thieman placed 4th, Katherine Jankauskas, 10th; Gabby Kocer, 11th; Trintiy Vrbka, 12th.

In the junior high race, Konner Osborn placed second.

The next meet will be Oct. 4 in Parkston.

Cowboys Climb to #2 in Polls with Another Victory

Colome football team remains undefeated with a 52-0 victory over Scotland on Friday.

Michael Supik opened the scoring on a 66 yard run and followed it with a 37 yard TD run and Colome was up 14-0.

In the second quarter, Jackson Kinzer completed an 11 yard pass to Layton Thieman for a touchdown.

At the start of the third quarter, Kinzer connected with Thieman on a 59 yard touchdown.

Beau Bertram scored on a 13 yard run, Riley Shippy on a 45 yard run and A. J. Davis on an 8 yard run.

The Cowboys had 384 yards of total offense and held Scotland to 87 yards.

In passing, Kinzer was 5-6 for 126 yards.

Supik was the leading rusher with 148 yards. Shippy had 48 yards.

Leading the defense was Wyatt Cahoy with 11 tackles followed by Bertram and Dawson Varilek with 8 each, Kinzer, 7 and Thieman, 6.

The Cowboys will travel to Corsica-Stickney on Friday, Oct. 5.

Warriors Score Last in See Saw Battle to Win!

In a wild game, Winner High School football team rallied to defeat Chamberlain 42-40 Friday night.

Trevor Peters scored a 2 yard touchdown with 14 seconds left in the game.

With 2:39 left in the game, Winner was down 10 points, 40-30.

With 2:01 left in the game, Brady Fritz completes a 41 yard pass to Brandon Volmer for a touchdown to cut Chamberlain’s lead.

On a third down, Preston Norrid came up with a huge sack and then Winner blocked a Cubs punt to give the Warriors the ball on the 45 yard line.

Casey Stickland caught a pass from Fritz to move Winner close to the goal line and then Fritz scrambled to get to the 2 yard line to allow Peters to punch in the ball for the winning touchdown.

I want to give our kids credit for making big plays,” said coach Dan Aaker.

Chamberlain, celebrating its homecoming, took the lead right away with two touchdowns.

Winner scored with 1:15 left in the first quarter on a 7 yard run by Brady Fritz, who also made the 2 point conversion.

At the start of the second quarter, Phillip Jorgensen scored on a 2 yard run to give Winner the lead 16-13.

Chamberlain countered with a TD giving them back the lead.

Right before the half Peters scored on a 2 yard run and Winner led 22-19.

In the third quarter, Sam Kruger scored on a 2 yard run.

The Cubs had three unanswered touchdowns in the second half.

Both teams were close in first downs with Winner having 21 and Chamberlain 22.

The Warriors had a total of 391 offensive yards.

Leading rushers were Jorgensen, 94 yards; Fritz, 74 yards; Peters, 47 yards and Kruger, 32 yards.

In passing, Fritz was 7-13 for 128 yards.

Leading the Winner defense was Shea Connot with 10 tackles, Volmer, Peters, Norrid, Elijah Blare, all with 6 and Bosten Morehart with 5.

We were worried about their size up front and had a hard time defensively stopping them,” said Aaker.

The Warriors will travel to Wagner on Friday. “The big thing this week is that we have to find ourselves defensively,” said the coach. “We need to have a good defensive game and gain some confidence on that side of the ball.”

Cowboys Continue Quest for Perfection!

The No. 3 rated Colome Cowboys remained undefeated as they rolled over Alcester-Hudson 62-8 Friday in Colome.

Jackson Kinzer went 7 for 10 for 66 yards in the air and also added 44 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Chase Dufek ran for 92 yards. Beau Bertram had 52 yards rushing and Riley Shippy, 33.

Scoring for Colome were Beau Bertram on a 15 yard pass from Kinzer, Bertram on a 3 yard run, Jaikob Week on a 13 yard run, Kinzer on a 24 yard run, Layton Thieman on a 10 yard pass from Kinzer, Bertram, 49 yard run, Kinzer on a 65 yard kickoff return, and Rhet Bertram on a punt block return.
The Cowboys had 299 yards of total offense. The Cowboys had 12 first downs to 7 for Alcester-Hudson.

Leading the defense was Wyatt Cahoy with 9 tackles followed by Bertram with 8 and Kinzer, 7.

The next action for Colome will be Sept. 28 at Scotland.