Alta-Aurelia Spoils The E'hawks Homecoming
It was homecoming for Emmetsburg Friday night as they hosted Alta-Aurelia. The E'hawks scored in the 2nd quarter with 5 minutes to go on a 5 yard pass from Dunlap to Schany and led 7-0 at halftime. A-A would answer in the 2nd half on the opening drive scoring on a 10 yard touchdown run by Nick Gaes and tied it up at 7 after 3 quarters. Emmetsburg would kick a field goal early in the 4th quarter to go up 10-7. It would go back and forth thru the quarter until the Warriors scored a touchdown with 59 seconds left and missed the extra point to go up with 13-10 and then held on for the victory.
Emmetsburg had 119 yards in the first half compared to Alta-Aurelia's 66. It was a totally different 2nd half as A-A out gained Emmetsburg 160 yards to 28. Alta-Aurelia finished with 226 yards for the game to Emmetsburg's 147.
Emmetsburg falls to 2-5 and will host Hinton Friday October 14 on Y 100. Alta-Aurelia improves to 3-4 and will host Okoboji