Estherville Holds Off Emmetsburg In Non District Football
In a back and forth ball game, Estherville scored with 56 seconds left to take the final lead and beat Emmetsburg 35-29. Emmetsburg started off scoring a touchdown midway thru the 1st quarter. Estherville would respond with back to back touchdowns to lead 14-7. The E'hawks would answer and tie it up at 14 at halftime. In the 2nd half, ELC went back on top on a 70 yard reception from Evan Olesen to Bennett Loock. Late in the 3rd quarter Emmetsburg scored a 59 yard touchdown pass from Connor Joyce to Zach Foxhoven and got the 2 point conversion to go 22-21. In the 4th quarter, the E'hawks scored with 7:42 to go on a 2 yard touchdown run by Nick Schany. The Midgets scored at 6 minutes and went for 2 to tie it up at 29. Then ELC got the ball back and scored with less than a minute to go to win by 6.
Estherville would finish with 368 yards of offense and they were led by Briar Rowley with 117 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns. They are now 1-1 and travel to BH/RV next Friday. Emmetsburg finished with 276 yards of offense. Nick Schany had 108 yard rushing and 3 touchdowns. The E'hawks are now 0-2 and host Sibley-Ocheyedan.