In a game which Colman-Egan was pushed like no other this season, the Hawks were able to preserve in a 46-36 win over Wolsey-Wessington in semi-final play in 9B football. Senior QB Nate Tolley scored on a pair of long touchdown runs in the first half and added a touchdown pass as the Colman-Egan led 32-8 at the break.
The Hawks built a lead to 46-22 before the Warbirds battled back to within 10 points in the fourth quarter. A failed two-point conversion kept it a two score game and Colman-Egan ran out the clock for the win.
Tolley finished with 5 total touchdowns and his counterpart, Skylar Zomar finished with five rushing touchdowns for Wolsey.
Colman-Egan, the #1 seed will now face the #6 seed in Herried/Selby Area who was a winner over Harding County 54-32. The 9B championship game is slated for 4:30p next Thursday at Dana J. Dykehouse Stadium in Brookings. You can catch the action on FM103.
Semifinals across the board:
9A Britton-Hecla 14 Gregory 8
9A Canistota/Freeman 56 Sully Buttes 22
9AA Viborg-Hurley 32 Lemmon/McIntosh 26
9AA Bon Homme 26 Deuel 6
11B Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan 42 McCook Central/Montrose 0
11B Winner 38 Webster 27
11A Lennox 34 West Central 33
11A Canton 27 Tea Area 10
11AA Pierre T.F. Riggs 57 Mitchell 7
11AA Brookings 36 Huron 7
11AAA O’Gorman 24 SF Roosevelt 21
11AAA Brandon Valley 52 SF Washington 13