Estherville Lincoln Central Gets 1st Football Win Of The Season
The Estherville Lincoln Central football team struck early and often against Emmetsburg winning 39-21 to wrap up non district play. ELC scored within 90 seconds to start the game, thanks to a 55 yard TD run by Robert Sheridan. Estherville never looked back after that. Quarterback Evan Olesen followed that up with a 71 yard touchdown run late in the 1st quarter to go up 13-0. Emmetsburg would answer in the 2nd with a 5 yard run by Brent Wesley, but ELC would score as time expired to go up 20-7 at half. Estherville scored twice more in the 3rd quarter and put it away.
The midgets finished with 513 yards of total offense. They were led by Evan Olesen who rushed for 234 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also was 11-18 passing for 149 yards and a touchdown. Robert Sheridan had 101 yards and a score. Emmetsburg had 383 total yards. They were led by Brent Wesley rushing for 245 yard and 2 touchdowns. Emmetsburg falls to 0-2 and will be at Sibley Ocheyedan Friday September 9 to open up district play on Y 100. Estherville improves to 1-1 and will host Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley next Friday.