The Beresford Watchdog defense got an interception late in the game to secure a 20-18 win at the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers on Friday, October 7th.
The Watchdog offense started the game on fire. Tate VanOtterloo had a 28-yard pass to Peyton Fridrich for a touchdown with 6:37 to play. Fridrich made the two-point conversion for an early 8-0 lead. VanOtterloo had another touchdown pass before the end of the quarter. This time he connected with Jake Goblirsch on a 14-yard pass with just 0:20 left in the quarter to give the Watchdogs a 14-0 lead.
The Chargers put together a rally from that point over the next two quarters. Sioux Falls Christian got a one-yard touchdown run with 2:50 to play in the half to cut the lead to 14-6 at halftime. On the very first possession of the third quarter, the Chargers scored on a 56-yard pass with 11:45 in the third quarter. The two-point conversion was no good keeping Beresford in front 14-12. The Chargers, however, took the lead with 1:46 left in the third on a 10-yard pass. Sioux Falls Christian led 18-14 heading into the fourth quarter.
Fridrich gave the Watchdogs the lead back, 20-18, on a one-yard touchdown run with 7:50 to play in the game. The Chargers put together a drive late in the game and had the ball inside the Beresford 20-yard line. Goblirsch sealed the win with an interception at the 13-yard line with just 0:28 left in the game.