DAC 10 roundup: Valley holds on to remain unbeaten
HURON, S.D. -- Valley City State improved its record to 5-0 Saturday with a 10-7 Dakota Athletic Conference win over Huron. Josh Komarek returned a fumble five yards for a touchdown and Justin Trone added a 36-yard field goal for Valley City Stat...
HURON, S.D. -- Valley City State improved its record to 5-0 Saturday with a 10-7 Dakota Athletic Conference win over Huron. Josh Komarek returned a fumble five yards for a touchdown and Justin Trone added a 36-yard field goal for Valley City State. Each team lost three fumbles and Huron was intercepted twice. T.J. Nowaczyk hit John Demichaels on a 17-yard touchdown pass for Huron (1-4).
Dickinson State 43, Black Hills State 6
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Receiver Adam Eckert scored five touchdowns, including one on a punt return, to lead Dickinson State to a victory over Black Hills State. Nick Walker completed just six passes for Dickinson State, but four of them were touchdown passes to Eckert. Eckert finished with six
receptions for 147 yards. Eckert scored on a 70-yard punt return with 37 seconds left in the first half, giving the Blue Hawks a 30-6 lead. Dickinson State (4-1 overall, 3-1 DAC 10) had a 452-200 advantage in total yards. Phil Astleford and Justin Jung scored touchdowns for Black Hills (1-4, 1-3).
Mary 39, South Dakota Tech 7
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Tim Garcia passed for three touchdowns to lead the University of Mary to a win over South Dakota Tech. Garcia was 10 of 16 passing for 206 yards for Mary (4-0 overall, 4-0 DAC 10). Justin Wittmayer caught one touchdown pass and ran for another score for the Marauders. Mary had 434 yards total offense to 175 for Tech (1-4, 1-3).
Minot State 58, Dakota State 10
MINOT, N.D. -- Kenny Smith threw for three touchdowns and Darrik Trudell scored two touchdowns to help Minot State defeat Dakota State. Smith completed 17 of 30 passes for 278 yards, with no interceptions. He tossed two touchdown passes to Josh Dascher, from 6 and 36 yards, and hooked up with Ryan Belsher on an 18-yard scoring pass. Trudell rushed for 134 yards on 25 carries for the Beavers. Minot State (5-0 overall, 4-0 DAC 10) piled up 467 yards in total offense.
Jamestown 23, Mayville St. 19
MAYVILLE, N.D. -- Tanner Gleave ran for one touchdown and threw for another to help Jamestown rally past Mayville State. The Jimmies had two turnovers in its first four plays, leading to a pair of touchdowns for Mayville. "We stumbled early," Jamestown head coach Curt Skotnicki said. "But I was real pleased with the way our kids were able to overcome that adversity. It was a real physical game." Jamestown (2-3, 2-2) rolled up 412 yards of total offense, compared to 333 for Mayville State.