Bulldogs season ends with loss to E-Hawks

Published 12:44 pm Saturday, October 25, 2008

The Lake Mills football team met up with the No. 2-ranked Emmetsburg Friday night and came away with a 59-21 loss to end the season.

The E-Hawks (9-0, 7-0) kept a perfect season intact and put up nearly 600 yards of total offense against the injury riddled Bulldogs (2-7, 2-5) in Emmetsburg.

Lake Mills led 7-6 after the first quarter when Tyler Rice scored from five yards out and Pedro Abreu converted the extra point, but Emmetsburg put 22 points up in the second quarter behind some strong running from Taylor Morris. Morris scored two of his five touchdowns in the second quarter and the E-Hawks entered halftime with a 28-7 lead. Morris finished with 174 yards rushing and Langston Jones added 189 yards and a touchdown.

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Rice added a touchdown in the third quarter and Chuck Thorson scored in the fourth quarter for Lake Mills.

The loss ended the season for the Bulldogs while Emmetsburg will play South Winneshiek, Calmar in the first round of the playoffs Tuesday.

Emmetsburg 59, Lake Mills 21

Lake Mills – 7 0 7 7 – 21

Emmetsburg – 6 22 13 18 – 59

First Quarter

Emmetsburg – Taylor Morris 6 run (kick failed)

Lake Mills – Tyler Rice 5 run (Abreu kick)

Second Quarter

Emmetsburg – Morris 4 run (Langston Jones run)

Emmetsburg – Morris 2 run (kick fail)

Emmetsburg – Langston Jones 43 run (Jones from Wellik)

Third Quarter

Lake Mills – Rice 36 run (Abreu kick)

Emmetsburg – Morris 15 run (kick fail)

Emmetsburg – Morris 24 run (kick good)

Fourth Quarter

Emmetsburg – 32 run (kick failed)

Lake Mills – Chuck Thorson 2 run (Abreu kick)

Emmetsburg – Carter 60 run (kick failed)

Emmetsburg – 2 run (run failed)

Total offense

Lake Mills – 276

Emmetsburg – 598

Total rushing

Lake Mills – 190

Emmetsburg – 593

Total passing

Lake Mills – 86

Emmetsburg – 5