KINGSLEY - Quarterback Tate Rohde passed for five touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Kingsley-Pierson to a explosive 66-22 District football win over River Valley in 8-player action here Friday night.
Rohde hooked up with tight end Travis Neumann for 125 yards and three TDs on three catches, connected with receiver Tyler Campbell for a 41-yard TD, and passed 22 yards to Colin Henrich for another TD.
Rohde also rushed 16 times for 124 yards and two TDs, and completed 5-8 passes for 188 yards and those five TDs in the game. Cody Kuchel rushed 11 times for 85 yards.
River Valley's Blane Cullen rang up two TDs while gaining 113 yards on 18 carries, and Wolverines quarterback Brody Riedemann rushed the ball 15 times for 72 yards and a TD. Dylan Fluke carried the ball 12 times for 40 yards.
Riedemann completed 3-7 passes for 59 yards, with brother Brennan Riedemann catching two of those for 33 yards, and Carl Simonsen hauling in the other for 26 yards.
RV rushed 54 times for 252 yards and three TDs, while the winning Panthers rushed 34 times for 232 yards and four TDs.
Jacob Preuss paced the River Valley defense with nine tackles, followed by Tanner Cobb and Billy Pansegrau with five apiece.
Tyler Campbell led K-P tacklers with 15, while Matt Steffens totaled 14, Patrick Washburn 13, Allen Bose 12, Evan Colfack and Ryan Mercer nine each, Colton Phelps eight, and Cody Kuchel seven.
"We fought, showed determination, and played hard on every play," said RV coach Brian Winkler. "We just need to clean up some mistakes and take care of the ball."
River Valley (2-3) hosts Remsen-Union (4-1) Friday night in District action.