The Cardinals scored on their opening drive with 7:49 to go in the first quarter on a 5-yard touchdown run by Christian Schnieders. St Mary added another touchdown with 1:30 to go in the quarter on a 13-yard touchdown pass from Wes Heinricy to Jared Scholten. The Cardinals led 14-0 after the first quarter.
St Mary scored three times in the second quarter. Jacob Glazier had a 36-yard touchdown run with 10:36 to go in the half. Ben Bunkers followed that with a 16-yard touchdown run at the 8:15 mark of the second quarter. Schnieders then picked up his second touchdown of the game on a 1-yard touchdown with 3:33 left in the half to give St Mary a 34-0 lead. Langford scored with 3:13 to go in the half on a 36-yard touchdown pass from Bo Fries to Chance Olson. The Cardinals had a 34-6 lead at halftime.
The Cardinals scored first in the second half on a 5-yard touchdown run by Bunkers with 7:58 to go in the third quarter. The touchdown gave the Cardinals a 42-14 lead. Langford scored their second touchdown of the game at the 6:05 mark of the third quarter on a 26-yard touchdown run by Fries. But Dell Rapids St Mary would score one more time before the end of the third quarter on a 1-yard touchdown pass from Heinricy to Josh Brown. The Cardinals led 50-14 at the end of the third quarter. Langford scored one more touchdown in the game on a 3-yard touchdown run by Lincoln Gibbs with 5:30 left in the game.
Brown had 21 carries for 153 yards in the game. Bunkers finished with 16 carries for 105 yards and two touchdowns. Schnieders had eight carries for 33 yards and two touchdowns. Glazier had four carries in the game for 36 yards and a touchdown. Heinricy finished 3-5 passing for 19 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception. Scholten had a 14-yard touchdown reception, and Brown also had a touchdown catch of one yard.
Defensively for Dell Rapids St Mary, Glazier and Scholten each had seven tackles. Brown finished the game with six tackles. Bunkers had three tackles and two interceptions in the game.The Cardinals improve to 8-1 on the year. They will travel to Avon on Monday, November 4th, for the second round of the playoffs.