Sports

Emmetsburg Football Wins In District Opener

Sat 9-13-2014



Emmetsburg set the tone early in their district opener against West Fork.  They scored on their opening drive which took 5 minutes of game clock capped off by a 1 yard touchdown run by Thomas Schultes.  The E'hawks would get a safety in the 1st quarter as well as they cruised to a 38 - 6 win.  In the 2nd quarter, Emmetsburg pulled away with 4 touchdowns.  They would get 3 of those on the ground and 1 more via the pick 6 from 36 yards out by Jacob Kibbie.  At half, Emmmetsburg led 38 - 0 and held West Fork to -5 yards of offense.  In the end, Emmetsburg would finish with 299 yars of offense and 18 first downs and West Fork had 116 yards and 4 touchdowns.
 
The E'hawks were led by Jacob Kibbie rushing 16 times for 81 yards and 1 touchdown on the ground.  He also had 1 touchdown from a 36 yard interception return.  Thomas Schultes finished with 15 carries for 65 yards and 3 touchdowns.  Emmetsburg improves to 2 - 1 and 1 - 0 in the district and will travel to West Lyon next Friday on Y 100.  West Fork falls to 2 - 1, 0 - 1 and will host St. Ansgar.