PREP FOOTBALL: Elks win playoff game

ELKTON, S.D. – The Elkton-Lake Benton football team defeated Parker 35-18 in the first round of the Class 9AA football playoffs on Tuesday in Elkton (S.D.).

The Elks were led by Heath Schindler’s two touchdowns, one running and one on a pass from Trevan Farnham. Farnham and Schindler also connected on a two-point conversion.

Kicker Andrew Kirschenman was three-for-three on extra points and hit field goals of 20 and 35 yards in the win. Nathan Krog and Jose Flores scored the two other E-LB touchdowns, on an interception and run, respectively.

The Elks (7-2) will be in action again on Monday when they hit the road to face either Arlington or Deubrook Area in the Quarterfinal Round of playoffs.

Elkton-Lake Benton 35, Parker 18

Parker 6 6 0 6 – 18

Elkton/Lake Benton 14 3 7 11 – 35

SCORING SUMMARY

First Quarter

P – Jake Anderson 59 run (conversion failed), 10:06.

E-LB – Nathan Krog 45 interception return (Andrew Kirschenman kick), 6:00.

E-LB – Heath Schindler 14 run (Kirschenman kick), 3:38.

Second Quarter

P – Cordell Duyck 2 run (conversion failed), 4:01.

E-LB – Kirschenman 20 field goal, 0:14.

Third Quarter

E-LB – Jose Flores 35 run (Kirschenman kick), 4:40.

Fourth Quarter

E-LB – Schindler 4 pass from Trevan Farnham (Schindler pass from Farnham), 11:54.

P – Anderson 75 pass from Eric Hudstad (conversion failed), 3:15.

E-LB – Kirschenman 20 field goal, 1:49.

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING – Elkton-Lake Benton (Jose Flores 2-57, Nathan Krog 9-52, Trevan Farnham 11-57, Walker Sik 7-37).

PASSING – Elkton-Lake Benton (Farnham 8-11-105-0).

RECEIVING – Elkton-Lake Benton (Heath Schindler 6-69).

TEAM INFORMATION

RECORD – Parker (5-3 overall); Elkton-Lake Benton (7-2 overall).

NEXT GAME – Parker (season complete); Elkton-Lake Benton (travels to Arlington or Deubrook Area (White, S.D.) for Quarterfinal Round of Class 9AA playoffs on Monday).