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High School Football: Pirates pounce on Ashby

ASHBY — Sophomore quarterback Dillion Card ran for three touchdowns and passed for another in the Verndale Pirates 44-22 win over Ashby Tuesday in a Pheasant Conference game.

Card led all rushers with 150 yards on 25 carries and completed five of eight passes for 63 yards, including an 18-yarder to Dallas Ehrmantraut for a touchdown.

Dakota Finck, who also scored a pair of touchdowns, rushed 20 times for 129 yards.

Verndale 24 6 8 8 — 44

Ashby 8 14 0 0 — 22

First quarter

V-Dakota Finck 5 run (Dillon Card run)

A- Reed Hanson 35 pass from Blake Ohren (Ohren run)

V-Card 3 run (Card run)

V-Card 67 run (Dallas Ehrmantraut run)

Second quarter

A-Ohren 2 run (run fail)

V-Ehrmantraut 18 pass from Card (run fail)

A-Tanner Langlie 9 pass from Ohren (Ohren run)

Third quarter

V-Card 10 run (Ehrmantraut pass from Card)

Fourth quarter

V-Finck 13 run (Card run)

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: V 49-296, A 36-153

Pass comp-att-int-yds: V 5-8-0-63, A 10-20-2-98

Total offense: V 359, A 251

Individual leaders

Rushing: V-Card 25-150, Finck 20-129

Passing: V-Card-5-8-0-63

Receiving: V-Ehrmantraut 2-21, Alex Walsvik 2-16

Conference: V 4-2. Overall: V 4-2. Next: Brandon-Evansville at Verndale 7 p.m. Oct 12.

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