Emmetsburg Football Spoils Okoboji's Homecoming

Fri 9-22-2017

After a tie game of 7 at the half, Emmetsburg scored 34 unanswered points in the second half and beat Okoboji 41-7 in district play.  The Pioneers scored first on a 5 yard touchdown run by Luke Bossard with 7 minutes to go in the 2nd quarter.  On the next drive, Emmetsburg answered and scored on a 17 yard run by Corbin Saathoff to make it 7-7 with 5 minutes to go.  It would be that way until halftime.  In the 2nd half, Emmetsburg scored 5 touchdowns including 3 of them in the third quarter and led 28-7 after 3.  Okoboji could not get anything going in the second half, especially in the red zone.


The E'hawks would get 426 yards of offense, 382 of which came on the ground.  They were led by Corbin Saathoff who rushed for 115 yards and 2 rushing touchdowns.  He also caught a touchdown pas from 44 yards out.  Okoboji had 211 yards of offense.  They were led by Jacob Allen as he was 18-34 passing for 201 yards.


Emmetsburg improves to 2-3 and 2-1 in the district.  They will host Unity Christian for homecoming next Friday on Y 100.  Okoboji falls to 2-3 and 0-3 in the district.  They will travel to Hull Western Christian.