The Beresford Watchdogs earned a homecoming victory over the Flandreau Fliers on Friday, September 16th. After trailing in the first half, Beresford came back for a 20-12 win.
Flandreau scored with 6:56 in the opening half on a four-yard run by Ethan Hoffman. The extra point was no good. Flandreau was able to hold the lead through the rest of the quarter into halftime.
The Watchdogs finally got on the board with 6:45 in the third quarter on a four-yard run by Peyton Fridrich. Tate VanOtterloo connected on the extra point to give Beresford a 7-6 lead. Beresford added to their lead with 4:48 to play on a 17-yard touchdown run by Fridrich. VanOtterloo made the extra point for a 14-6 advantage. Fridrich put the game away with a seven-yard touchdown run with 2:41 to play giving Beresford a 20-6 lead. Flandreau scored with 1:55 in the game for a 20-12 final score.
The Watchdogs finished with 234 yards of offense, 188 rushing yards and 46 passing yards. Flandreau had 190 yards of offense, 88 rushing yards and 102 passing yards.
VanOtterloo finished with 46 passing yards. Jack Stenen had one catch for 15 yards. Fridrich ended the game with 22 carries for 145 yards and three touchdowns.