The Tri-Valley Mustang football team stopped a two-game skid and got back into the win column with an 18-0 shutout against the Chamberlain Cubs on the road on Friday, September 17th. Tri-Valley was able to get at least three points in every quarter for the win.
The Mustangs first score of the game was a 73-yard touchdown run by Jaden Siemonsma. The extra point was no good, and the score remained 6-0 in favor of Tri-Valley at the end of the quarter. Tri-Valley added three more points in the second quarter on a 29-yard field goal by Reese Smith. The Mustangs led 9-0 at halftime.
Smith added another field goal in the third quarter, this time from 22 yards away. Tri-Valley led 12-0 heading into the final quarter. Isaac McFarland got the final score of the game on an one-yard touchdown run.
Tri-Valley had a total of 252 yards of offense, 39 passing yards and 213 rushing yards. The Mustang defense held Chamberlain to just 122 yards of offense, 15 rushing yards and 17 passing yards.
Eli McFarland was 2-5 passing for 39 yards. Zach Powell had a catch for 37 yards. Siemonsma had 15 carries for 136 yards and a touchdown. I. McFarland finished with 14 carries for 42 yards. I. McFarland also led the team with nine tackles, including a sack. Tyson VanDerVliet had eight tackles and a sack. Austin McNulty and Isaac Nehlich both had two sacks. Connor Christensen and Caden Reuter also each had a sack in the game. Lawson Loiseau had an interception, and McNulty had a fumble recovery.
The Mustangs (2-2) will travel to Sisseton on Friday, September 24th.