MENNO – The Fliers improved to 3-4 on the year after defeating the Trappers at the Jim Woehl Athletic Complex in Menno on Friday night. Flandreau scored all 21 points in the first half to take a 21-7 lead into halftime and held on for the victory.
Flandreau’s first scoring drive was set up on a 61 yard pass play from quarterback Paul Parsley to Ethan Hoffman placing them on the Trappers’ 20 yard line. On third down, the duo connected again for a 21 yard touchdown pass with 5:02 left in the first quarter. The Fliers covered 72 yards for the score.
Two possessions later, Flandreau scored again on a 62 yard march when Parsley found Kolby Peters for a 21 yard touchdown catch with 8:59 left in the second quarter.
On second and six, Lane Johanson found a hole and ran in from the 46 yard line to complete the Fliers’ scoring with 4:49 left in the half.
Freshman Xavier Bien was three for three in extra point kick attempts.
Johanson led the way for Flandreau with eight carries totaling 43 yards, a touchdown and added one catch for 15 yards. Karter Headrick had one carry for 16 yards and Ethan Hoffman added 10 carries for 26 yards.
Parsley was 10-of-27 passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns while Hoffman caught three passes for 93 yards and a touchdown. Peters caught two passes for 35 yards and the touchdown while Tison Burggraff had three catches for 32 yards.
Hoffman led the Fliers with 11 total tackles and Peters had 10 tackles and a sack. Caleb Pitsenberger and Jonathan Schrader also notched a sack in the victory.
The Fliers have a bye this week and will host Sioux Valley on Oct. 14.