Redmen close out football season
The Sisseton Redmen Football Team closed out its season on Thursday, Oct. 20, with a 12-50 loss to the McCook Central/Montrose Fighting Cougars at the Sisseton Athletic Complex.
The Redmen scored first on a 29-yard pass from Hunter Medenwald to Keanan Pikarski to make it 6-0. MCM took the lead score on a 3 yard touchdown run from Collin Cleveland to make it 6-7. Sisseton scored its other touchdown on a 3 yard pass from Hunter Medenwald to Keanan Pikarski to make it 12-7. MCM got a safety after the football was hiked over the head of the quarterback to make it 9-12. MCM took the lead for good just before halftime, scoring on a 4 yard rush from Trevor Wilkinson to make the score 16-12.
MCM scored 5 touchdowns in the second half to end the Redmen season.
Hunter Medenwald led the Redmen going 17-32 passing for 119 yards on 2 touchdown passes and ran the ball 15 times for 77 yards. Colbey Lehrke had 33 yards rushing on 7 carries. Keanan Pikarski caught 6 passes for 52 yards and 2 touchdowns, and Logan Schaunaman had 5 catches for 30 yards.
Trevor Wilkinson rushed the ball for 169 yards on 15 attempts and scored 2 touchdowns to lead the way for the Fighting Cougars. Kendall Gassman went 2-11 passing for 50 yards and 1 touchdown pass and rushed the ball 6 times for 18 yards. Bryce Smart was 1-1 passing for 65 yards passing and 1 touchdown and 1 rush for 19 yards scoring a touchdown. Collin Cleveland had 71 yards rushing on 12 carries and 1 touchdown and caught 1 pass for a 65 yard touchdown.
Josh Currence led the Redmen defense with 13 tackles. Medenwald added 8 tackles. Lehrke and John Toelle had 6 tackles apiece.
Tanner Grocott had 14 tackles to pace the Fighting Cougars.
Sisseton ........6 6 0 0 -- 12
MCM......... 0 16 14 20 -- 50
PIKARSKI SCORES -- Sisseton’s Keanan Pikarski catches a second touchdown pass in the second quarter of the last game of season on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Sisseton Athletic Complex. ~ Courier Photo
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