EMMETSBURG - The Emmetsburg E'Hawks rolled to their 27th consecutive regular season victory as they piled up 414 yards in 41 rushing attempts and added one 42-yard touchdown pass in downing the Alta-Aurelia Warriors, 51-14, in Class 1A District football action here on Friday. Emmetsburg QB Cory Schultes gained 140 yards on just three rushing attempts, all of which resulted in touchdowns, and also completed a 42- yard pass to Jake Jackson for another score.
Nathan Corlew led A-A's rushing attack with 58 yards on 10 carries and teammate Garret Van Houten also gained 58 yards on the ground in 17 carries. Ryan Friedrich completed 6-9 passes for just 33 yards for the Warriors, whose touchdowns were scored on short runs by Alex Stephan and Manuel Murillo.
Van Houten led Warrior defenders with nine tackles, Stephan and Austin Glawe each had seven, and Karl Kennedy had six.
The Warriors (2-6) will host Sibley-Ocheydan (5-3) at Alta on Friday, in the final game of the Warriors' first season of sharing between Alta and Aurelia.