Plainsmen roll by L-S; season ends for Benton at Mt. Pleasant

Belle Plaine gets win in first round

LS  0 6 0 0 -  6
BP 32 6 6 0 - 44

Belle Plaine (6-2) had a big first quarter and coasted to a 44-6 win over Lynnville-Sully, in the first round of the Class A football playoffs, Friday, Oct. 16, at Belle Plaine.

Belle Plaine passed for 65 yards, as Ben DeMeulenaere was 1 of 2 for 65 yards. Lynnville-Sully’s air attack was for 225 yards. Bryce Richards was 13 of 42 for 186 yards. Belle Plaine rushed for 242 yards, led by Ethan Hamilton, who rushed eight times for 74 yards and one touchdown, with a TD run of 39 yards. Ben DeMeulenaere rushed fore 40 yards. Luke DeMeulenaere rushed for 54 yards and had a touchdown run of 49 yards. Ean Allie had 48 yards and two touchdowns.

Jackson Tegeler caught one pass for 65 yards. Ean Allie had 4 total tackles.

Lynnville-Sully rushed for -6 yards.

Connor Timm and Jared Ward recovered on fumble each. Timm returned an interception 54 yards for a touchdown. Luke DeMeulenaere also had one interception with a return of 12 yards. He also returned a kickoff for 81 yards for a touchdown.

Belle Plaine hosts Alburnett (5-2) this Friday, Oct. 23, in the second round of playoffs.

Season ends for BC in first round at Mount Pleasant

MP 0 10 0 20 - 30 
BC 0 0 0 7 - 7

The Bobcat football season closed Friday, Oct. 16, with a first-round loss at Mount Pleasant, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, 30-7.

Benton rushed for 136 yards, led by Lawrence Wallace with 114 yards and a touchdown. Mount Pleasant rushed fo 156 yards. Colin Buch was 8 of 23 in passing for 94 yards and two interceptions. Mount Pleasant passed for 189 yards. Jacob Brecht caught five passes for 40 yards. Sam Wallace had one for 33 yards. Cade Timmerman had one for 18 yards. Timmerman had 8.5 total tackles. Jacob Brecht had 7. Brecht returned three kickoffs for 72 yards.

Mount Pleasant goes on to face North Scott on Friday, Oct. 23, in the second round.

Oct. 16, 2020

Class 3A, District 6

Carlisle 56, Oskaloosa 6
Grinnell 44, Newton 23 (district game)
Marion 18, Clear Creek-Amana 14
Mount Pleasant 30, Benton Community 7

Class A, District 7

Belle Plaine 44, Lynnville-Sully 6
Maquoketa Valley, Delhi 56, North Tama, Traer 46
Nodaway Valley 20, North Mahaska, New Sharon 0
Ogden 32, BCLUW, Conrad 31

Oct. 23, 2020

Class 3A, District 6

Fort Madison at Grinnell
Marion at Xavier, Cedar Rapids

Class A, District 7

Alburnett (5-2) at Belle Plaine
Ogden at Grundy Center

Benton’s Cade Timmerman and Lawrence Wallace bring down their Mount Pleasant opponent in playoff action on Oct. 16. Photo by Nichole Roos.

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