Hot Springs stayed in the hunt for a Class A playoffs berth with the 46-0 win over Douglas Friday night in Box Elder.

The Bison led 17-0 at halftime. but put the game away with three touchdowns in the third quarter -- all on defense. Morgan Harkless had a 25-yard interception return for a score, followed by an 84-yard fumble return by Thomas Massa and a 79-yard interception return by Thane Lockhart.

Harkless, who scored on a 3-yard run in the first and hit Matt Norton on a 20-yard TD pass in the second, closed the scoring with a 24-yard run in the fourth.

Harkless had 65 yards rushing and was 6-of-14 passing for 92 yards. David Severson had 72 yards rushing for Douglas and was 5-of-13 passing for 47 yards.

With the win, the Bison moved to 6-2 and will close the regular season at home Thursday against Sturgis. Hot Springs was in fifth place in the power points going into Friday's game.

Douglas fell to 0-8 and will close the season Thursday at Belle Fourche.

SIOUX FALLS WASHINGTON 56, RAPID CITY CENTRAL 27: Tupak Kpeayeh broke the South Dakota 11-man football all-time touchdown record as Washington rolled by Central.

No information was made available for Central.

Kpeayeh's 62nd touchdown was from 63-yards out and broke Jason Leber's record.

Washington moved to 6-2 and will face Sioux Falls Lincoln on the road Thursday. Central is 3-5 and will face Rapid City Stevens Thursday.

STURGIS 42, PINE RIDGE 22: The Scoopers jumped out to a big lead and stopped the Thorpes Friday in Pine Ridge.

Sturgis led 14-0 at the end of the first quarter and 35-6 at halftime.

Quarterback Gavin West scored on touchdown runs of 25 yards, 6 yards and 33 yards, while Cedrick Stabber had scoring runs of 36 and 38 yards.

Sturgis, 3-5, closes the regular season Thursday at Hot Springs, while Pine Ridge, 3-5, is at Little Wound on Thursday.

WINNER 40, WOONSOCKET/WESSINGTON SPRINGS/SANBORN CENTRAL 0: The Warriors led 26-0 in the big win Friday night in winner.

Trevor Peters had 162 yards rushing for Winner, while Sam Kruger added 71 yards and three touchdowns.

Alex Wordmstadt had 53 yards rushing for the Blackhawks.

Both teams closed the regular season, with Winner at 6-2 and the Blackhawks at 3-4.

JONES COUNTY/WHITE RIVER 54, RAPID CITY CHRISTIAN 6: Jones County/white River closed the regular season with the big win over the comets.

Jones County/White River led 38-0 at halftime. Austin Olson had an interception for a touchdown to open things up.

The Comets only score came on a 15-yard TD pass from Sam Schlabach to David Greni.

Rpaid City Christian finished the year at 1-7.

HURON 28, SPEARFISH 0: The Tigers picked up the win over the Spartans Friday in Huron.

No other information was made available.

Spearfish, 2-6, closes the regular season Thursday at home against Mitchell, while Huron, 4-4, hosts Brookings.

KIMBALL/WHITE LAKE 54, LYMAN 0: The Wildkats rolled to the big win Friday in White Lake.

Ty Namanny led Kimball/White Lake with 115 yards rushing, while Carter  Fredericksen added 54 yards.

Corwin Mohr-Eymer had 28 yards rushing for Lyman, while Ty Schindler was 4-of-12 passing for 39 yards.

Kimball/White Lake finished the regular season at 5-3, while Lyman fell to 3-5.


RAPID CITY STEVENS 3, HURON 1: The No. 2 Raiders bounced back from an opening-set loss to beat the Tigers in four Friday night in Huron.

Stevens won by the scores of 16-25, 25-19, 25-12 and 25-18.

No other information was made available.

Stevens, 21-1, is at Mitchell today, while Huron, 12-5, hosts Rapid City Central.

MITCHELL 3, RAPID CITY CENTRAL 0: The Kernels rolled in the final two sets for the sweep Friday in Mitchell, 25-23, 25-11 and 25-11.

No other information was made available.

Central, 9-13, is at Huron today, while Mitchell, 12-5, hosts Rapid City Stevens.

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