High School Football: W-DC pushes West Central/Ashby in close 6-2A loss
BARRETT--A failed two-point conversion attempt late in the game doomed the No. 6-seeded Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines who were eliminated 28-27 by the No. 2 West Central/Ashby Knights 28-27 in the Section 6-2A semifinals Saturday.
BARRETT-A failed two-point conversion attempt late in the game doomed the No. 6-seeded Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines who were eliminated 28-27 by the No. 2 West Central/Ashby Knights 28-27 in the Section 6-2A semifinals Saturday.
Trailing 21-14 after three quarters, WCA scored twice in the fourth to lead 28-21 before Max Phillips gave the Wolverines hope hauling in a 25-yard pass from Jake Dykhoff. Going for the win, the Wolverines failed on the two-point conversion attempt.
Dykhoff scored on runs of 64 and 19 yards finishing with 95 yards on nine attempts and completed 9 of 22 passes for 90 yards with one interception. Matt Goeden led the WDC ground game with 124 yards on 14 carries including a 3-yard TD scamper.
Wadena-DC 7 6 8 6-27
West Central 8 6 0 14-28
WDC-Jake Dykhoff 64 run (kick good)
WCA-Dawson Staples-70 pass from Ross Anderson (Anderson run)
WDC-Matt Goeden 3 run (PAT fail)
WCA-Levi Larkin 13 pass from Anderson (PAT fail)
WDC-Dykhoff 19 run (Goeden run)
WCA-Brady Sabolik 19 run (Larkin run)
WCA-Anderson 3 run (PAT fail)
WDC-Max Phillips 25 pass from Dykhoff (PAT fail)
Rushes-yards: WDC 35-252, WCA 31-120
Pass comp-att-int-yds: WDC 9-22-1-90, WCA 10-15-0-218
Total offense: WDC 68-342, WCA 55-338
Rushing: WDC-Matt Goeden 14-124, Jake Dykhoff 9-95; WCA-Levi Larkin 8-44, Brady Sobolik 8-43
Passing: WDC-Dykhoff 9-22-1-90; WCA-Ross Anderson 9-14-0-70
Receiving: WDC-Max Phillips 3-37, Preston Warren 3-25; WCA-Dawson Staples 2-90
Overall: WDC finishes 3-7.