TRAPPERS FALL IN OPENER TO 11B 3RD-RANKED COSSACKS
Sioux Valley, the third-ranked team in Class 11B in the first 2023 South Dakota Football Coaches Association Poll, took down Scotland/Menno on the opening night of the new season Thursday, Aug. 17. The Cossacks beat the Trappers 42-0 by scoring seven points in the first quarter, 14 in the second, 13 in the third and eight in the fourth.
Sioux Valley put up 398 rushing yards to Scotland/Menno’s 73 and tallied 24 first downs to the Trappers’ 4.
Menno senior Logan Sayler led the team with 11 tackles, and Jayce Wallaoch and Kade Odens had eight and seven, respectively. Trent Guthmiller recovered a fumble for the Trappers.
Scotland/Menno will travel to Wessington Springs Friday, Aug. 25 to face Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central starting at 7 p.m.