W/WS/SC earns win in opener

Posted 8/22/23

Blackhawks open season Friday

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W/WS/SC earns win in opener


WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Holden Havlik rushed for a pair of touchdowns and threw for another to lead Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central to a 36-8 victory against Mt. Vernon/Plankinton on Friday.

Tyson Eddy had the first of his two touchdowns in the game on a 3-yard run to open the scoring in the first quarter for W/WS/SC.

Brock Krueger hauled in a 64-yard touchdown receptions from Havlik in the second quarter, before Havlik reached the end zone from a yard out to cap the scoring in the second quarter.

The Blackhawks would add a pair of touchdowns in the final quarter. Havlik scored on a 30-yard run and Eddy scored on a 15-yard run.

Havlik finished with 11 carries for 110 yards rushing, while completing 8 of 17 passes for 158 yards with a touchdown and an interception.

Eddy recorded 51 yards on the ground on 15 carries.

Ryder Michalek was the leading receiver for the Blackhawks with seven catches for 107 yards.

Defensively, Caleb Kneen led W/WS/SC with seven tackles and a sack. Blake Larson and Von Eye each had seven tackles, while Payton Uecker had six tackles.

Krueger had and interception for the Blackhawks, while Michalek and Havlik each had a fumble recovery.
W/WS/SC will host Scotland/Menno in Wessington Springs on Friday.

Mt. Vernon/Plankinton 0  0  8  0 — 8
W/WS/SC                    8  14  0  14 — 36

Scoring summary

First quarter
WWSSC — Eddy 3 run (Havlik to Michalek)

Second quarter
WWSSC — Krueger 64 pass from Havlik (conversion failed)
WWSSC — Havlik 1 run (Havlik run)

Third quarter
MVP — Olsen 15 run (Fox run)

Fourth quarter
WWSSC — Havlik 30 run (Larson run)
WWSSC — Eddy 15 run (conversion failed)

Individual statistics
Rushing — WWSSC: Havlik 11-110, Eddy 15-51, VonEye 3-29.
Passting — WWSSC: Havlik 8-17-1-158, Bryce larson 1-1-0-24, Blake Larson 1-1-0-15.
Receiving — WWSSC: Michalek 7-107, Krueger 1-64, Blake Larson 2-27.
Defensive leaders — WWSSC: Kneen 7 tackles and a sack, Blake Larson 7 tackles, Von Eye 7 tackles; Payton Uecker 6 tackles, Krueger 1 int., Michalek 1 fumble recovery, Havlik fumble recovery.