The Dell Rapids St Mary Cardinals football team moved to 3-0 with a 58-14 win over Oldham-Ramona-Rutland in Rutland on Friday, September 20th. Dell Rapids St Mary out-gained the Raiders 406 yards to 143 yards. The Cardinals had 289 yards on the ground and 117 passing yards.
Ben Bunkers went 5-7 passing for 84 yards. Casey Hansen was 2-2 for 38 yards, and Wes Heinricy was 1-1 for 23 yards passing. Josh Brown led the rushing attacking with 108 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries. Bunkers had seven carries for 83 yards and two touchdowns. Mitch Brown had 33 yards and one touchdown on six carries. Sam Schwebach, Garret Frost, and Christian Schnieders all had rushing touchdowns in the game as well. Seven different Cardinal receivers had a catch in the ball game. Jared Scholten had five tackles for St Mary. Hansen had 3.5 tackles and an interception. Leon Maxwell also had 3.5 tackles and one sack in the game.
Head coach Ross Flemmer said, “Our kids played hard. They came out and took control of the game from the start. The defense played fast and aggressive, and our offense executed well.”
The Cardinals will host Colman-Egan on Friday, September 28th, at 7:00 p.m for Homecoming.