Sports

Spencer Football Starts 2016 Season With Win Over Emmetsburg

Fri 8-26-2016

The Spencer Tiger football team beat Emmetsburg 28-6 at Dale Norton Field in week 1 action.  The tigers hit the end zone first as Dylan Holst scored a 2 yard run with 2 minutes and 32 seconds left in the 1st quarter.  Emmetsburg would answer back with 8:17 left in the 2nd quarter on a 9 yard pass from Dunlap to Shany.  The extra point was blocked and the score was 7-6 Spencer.  Spencer would add another before halftime on another run by Holst and lead 14-6.  In the 3rd quarter, the Tigers put up 2 more touchdowns and ran out the game 28-6.  Spencer has a 4 game winning streak on Emmetsburg in the football series.

 

Spencer would unofficially have 330 yards of offense.  314 on the ground and led by Dylan Holst with 128 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns.  Emmetsburg was held to 87 yards rushing and 49 yards passing for a total of 136 yards.  Spencer is 1-0 and will travel to Central Lyon next Friday.  Emmetsburg is 0-1 and will host Estherville at 7 PM on Y 100