AA Championship

St. Mary's 31, Fargo Shanley 12

Nov 10, 2017, 3 p.m. CT

Fargodome, Fargo, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
St. Mary's
0
14
7
10
31
Fargo Shanley
0
0
6
6
12


Scoring summary
SM: Cole Gendreau 5-yard run; Joel Huber kick
SM: Jonah Krebs 1-yard run; Huber kick
FS: Cam Saville 24-yard pass from Miles Wosick; kick failed
SM: Luke Kambeitz 29-yard pass from Gendreau; Huber kick
SM: Krebs 29-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Huber 31-yard field goal
FS: Wosick 51-yard pass from Kaden Kueneman; kick failed

Team stats            SM           FS
First downs           19             11
Rush Yards           131          134
Pass Yards             167         117
Total Yards           298          251
Fumbles-lost         2-2           1-1
Intercepted           0              1
Punts-Yds-Avg.      6-41        7-31
Penalty-Yds          6-50        1-5

Individual stats
Rushing:
SM: Jonah Krebs 15-78 yards, 2 TD; Cole Gendreau 15-40 yards; Joey Heinert 8-10 yards; Jackson Roerick 1-4 yards; Ben Schmidt 1-(-15); FS: Cade Busek 18-96 yards; Kevin Gladitsch 4-17 yards; Haley Bucholz 2-12 yards; Kaleb Christmann 2-8 yards; Matthew Hulstein 1-2 yards; Kaden Kueneman 5-(-2)
Passing: SM: Gendreau 14-22-0-167 yards, TD; FS: Kueneman 7-21-0-82 yards, TD; Miles Wosick 1-3-0-24 yards, TD; Cade Busek 3-9-1-11 yards
Receiving: SM: Luke Kambeitz 3-82 yards, TD; John Nordberg 7-59 yards; Mason Spies 1-12 yards; Heinert 2-10 yards; Dylan Gross 1-4 yards; FS: Wosick 3-62 yards, TD; Cam Saville 3-41 yards; TD; Bucholz 1-7 yards; Jake Kava 1-4 yards; Jack Roehrich 1-3 yards; Talon Hofer 1-2 yards; Austin Manuel 1-(-2) yards
Tackles: SM: J. Krebs, 6; Spencer Churchill, 5.5; Nordberg, 4.5; Joseph Richter, 4; M. Spies, 3.5; FS: Bucholz, 7.5; Kava, 7; Jake Neschke, 7; Tom Erie, 5
Notes:
St. Mary’s won its fourth AA title in the past five yards and ninth overall football title…St. Mary’s scored on a fourth and goal from the one-yard line on the final play of the first half to extend its lead to 14-0…Since 2013, St. Mary’s is 53-5 in AA…Fargo Shanley, which entered the game unbeaten, defeated St. Mary’s 17-14 earlier this season…Fargo Shanley has dropped its last three Dakota Bowl games, including two to St. Mary’s
Records:
St. Mary’s, 9-2 Overall; 7-2 AA Statewide; Fargo Shanley, 10-1 Overall; 9-0 AA Statewide


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St. Mary's 41, TMCHS 14
Oct. 18, 2017, 7 p.m.
TMCHS Field, Belcourt, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
St. Mary's
6
15
6
14
41
TMCHS
8
6
0
0
14


Scoring summary

TM: Tanner Brien 50-yard pass from Russ Parisien; Levi Lafountain run
SM: Ben Schmidt 8-yard run; 2-pt conversion failed
SM: Jonah Krebs 81-yard run; Joey Heinert run
SM: Heinert 6-yard run; Adam Richter kick
TM: Parisien 1-yard run; kick failed
SM: Dylan Gross 21-yard interception return; kick failed
SM: Krebs 40-yard run; Richter kick
SM: Schmidt 1-yard run; Richter kick

Notes: St. Mary’s clinched the No. 2 seed in the AA playoffs and a first round bye…TMCHS led 8-6 after one quarter…SM has never lost to TMCHS.
Records: St. Mary’s, 7-2 Overall; 7-2 AA Statewide; TMCHS, 1-8 Overall; 1-7 AA Statewide

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AA Semifinal

St. Mary's 30, Devils Lake 0

Nov. 4, 2017, 1:30 p.m. CT

MDU Resources Community Bowl, Bismarck, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
Devils Lake
0
0
0
0
0
St. Mary's
13
10
0
7
30


Scoring summary
SM: Jonah Krebs 54-yard run; Joey Huber kick
SM: Krebs 8-yard run; kick failed
SM: Huber 30-yard field
SM: Cole Gendreau 8-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Gendreau 13-yard run; Huber kick

Team Stats          DL            SM
First downs           7             16
Rush Yards        135          242
Pass Yards           55          122
Total Yards         190          364
Fumbles-lost       0               1
Intercepted         1               1
Penalty-Yards    2-10          9-50


Individual stats
Rushing:
DL: Joey Hornstein 11-54 yards; Cordell Yoder 5-44 yards; Parker Vilandre 7-13 yards; Jagger Miller 8-12 yards; Luke Knowski 4-12 yards; SM: Jonah Krebs 17-152 yards, 2 TD; Joey Heinert 9-43 yards; Ben Schmidt 4-22 yards; Cole Gendreau 8-15 yards, TD; Drew Dosch 1-6 yards; Mark Horner 2-4 yards
Passing: DL: Miller 5-15-1-55 yards; SM: Gendreau 10-15-1-122 yards
Receiving: DL: Yoder 2-15 yards; Josh Dahlen 1-32 yards; Hornstein 1-8 yards; Austin Devier, 1-0 yards; SM: John Nordberg 4-57 yards; Luke Kambeitz, 3-52 yards; Hudson Bradley 1-7 yards; Heinert 1-6 yards; Krebs 1-0 yards
Notes: Defending AA champion St. Mary’s heads to the AA Dakota Bowl for the fourth time in the last five years…St. Mary's will face top seed Fargo Shanley in the finals...St. Mary’s outscored DL 65-0 in two meetings this season…Despite snow on the field, turf conditions were good…St. Mary’s scored 10 points in the final 1:04 of the second quarter to extend its lead to 23-0 at halftime.
Records: Devils Lake, 7-4 Overall; 7-3 AA Statewide; St. Mary’s, 8-2 Overall; 7-2 AA Statewide


Head Coach: Dan Smrekar

Assistants: Roger Haug, Reed Ruggles, Dennis Kary, Toby Schweitzer, Johnny Crawford, Rick Mathern, Brett Eckert

2016 Season: 12-0 Overall; 6-0 AA West Region (1st)

2016 State AA Playoffs: Champion

WDA championships: 16 (Last, 1992)

State championships: 8 (Last, 2016)

Home Field: MDU Resources Community Bowl/Turf

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Watford City 24, St. Mary's 22
Oct. 6, 2017, 7 p.m.
Fred Fridley Field, Watford City, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
St. Mary's
3
0
0
19
22
Watford City
6
6
6
6
24


Scoring summary

SM: Joel Huber 32-yard field
WC: Brett Skarda 6-yard pass from Cooper Knutson; pass failed
WC: Hunter Schwartzenberger, 12-yard run; run failed
WC: Carter Zenz 5-yard pass from Knutson; run failed
SM: Joseph Heinert 8-yard pass from Cole Gendreau; kick failed
SM: Luke Kambeitz 22-yard pass from Gendreau, Huber kick
SM: Gendreau 14-yard run; pass failed
WC: Elijah Brown 20-yard pass from Schwartzenberger; pass failed
Notes: St. Mary’s dropped back-to-back games for the first time since the 2012 season…St. Mary’s scored 19 fourth quarter points…Watford City won its fourth straight game.
Records: St. Mary’s, 5-2 Overall; 5-2 AA Statewide; Watford City, 4-3 Overall; 4-3 AA Statewide

St. Mary's 35, Devils Lake 0

Sept. 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m. CT

MDU Resources Community Bowl, Bismarck, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
Devils Lake
0
0
0
0
0
St. Mary's
14
14
7
0
35


Scoring summary
SM: Luke Kambeitz 2-yard pass from Cole Genreau; Joel Huber kick
SM: Joey Heinert 49-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Hudson Bradley 50-yard pass from Gendreau; Huber kick
SM: John Nordberg 1-yard pass from Gendreau; Huber kick
SM: Gendreau 1-yard run; Huber kick

Team stats          DL           SM
First downs         11             15
Rush Yards         165           152
Pass Yards          19            226
Total Yards          184           378
Fumbles-lost        5-2            2-2
Interceptions       0                0
Punts-Yd Avg.     5-25           2-40
Penalty-yards      4-26          7-65

Individual stats
Rushing:
DL: Luke Knowski  6-63 yards; Joey Hornstein 12-55 yards; Cordell Yoder 7-14 yards; Coby Roemmich 2-14;  Jagger Miller 8-13 yards; John Rutten 2-9 yards; Jacob Andrews 1-4 yards; SM: Joey Heinert 10-96 yards, TD; Jonah Krebs 10-53 yards; Matt Scheer 2-4 yards; Dawson Dosch 1-3 yards; Mark Horner 1-2 yards; Ben Schmidt 1-12 yards; Cole Gendreau 9-(-8)
Passing: DL: Miller 4-13-0-19 yards; Parker Hanson 0-1-0-0;  SM: Gendreau 14-18-0-226 yards, 3 TD
Receiving: DL: Josh Dahlen 2-17 yards; Austin Devier 2-2 yards; SM: Hudson Bradley 6-124 yards, TD; Luke Kambeitz 3-25 yards, TD; Mason Spies 3-46 yards; Heinert 1-24 yards; Dylan Gross 1-7 yards; John Nordberg 1-1 yard, TD
Notes: St. Mary’s pitched its fourth straight shutout…Devils Lake was ranked third in the latest AA poll…This was the team’s first meeting since 2010 (Devils Lake won).
Records: Devils Lake, 3-1 Overall; 3-1 AA Statewide; St. Mary’s, 4-0 Overall; 4-0 AA Statewide


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St. Mary's 49, Valley City 0

Sept. 1, 2017, 7 p.m. CT

Hanna Field, Valley City, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
St. Mary's
28
7
7
7
49
Valley City
0
0
0
0
0


Scoring summary
SM: Luke Kambeitz 6-yard pass from Cole Gendreau; Joe Huber kick
SM: John Nordberg 30-yard pass from Gendreau; Huber kick
SM: Hudson Bradley 15-yard pass from Gendreau; Huber kick
SM: Gendreau 18-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Dawson Dosch 4-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Jonah Krebs 10-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Drew Dosch 11-yard run; Adam Richter kick
Notes: St. Mary’s won its second straight game by a 49-0 score…The Saints extended its unbeaten streak to 14 games.
Records: St. Mary’s, 2-0 Overall; 2-0 AA Conf.; Valley City, 0-2 Overall; 0-2 AA Conf.
Team stats       SM     VC
First downs         21       5
Rush Yards         271     --
Pass Yards          97       --
Total Yards        368      --
Fumbles-lost       0        3
Interceptions       0         1
Penalty-Yards    1-5       3-25

Notes: This was the first-ever meeting between the teams...St. Mary’s won its 13 straight game…St. Mary’s had 335 yards of total offense.
Records: Grafton, 0-1 Overall; 0-1 Statewide AA; St. Mary’s, 1-0 Overall; 1-0 Statewide AA

St. Mary's 38, Central Cass 20
Oct. 12, 2017, 7 p.m. CT
MDU Resources Community Bowl, Bismarck, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
Central Cass
0
7
0
13
20
St. Mary's
0
17
21
0
38


Scoring summary
CC: Jonah Lietz 1-yard run; Hugo Zammaron kick
SM: Jonah Kreb 33-yard run; Joel Huber kick
SM: Dylan Gross 19-yard pass from Cole Gendreau; Huber kick
SM: Huber 26-yard field goal
SM: Branden Franchuk 30-yard interception return; Huber kick
SM: Krebs 3-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Luke Kambeitz 43-yard pass from Gendreau; uber kick
CC: Jacob Halverson 29-yard pass from Lietz; Zammaron kick
CC: Carson Bultema 7-yard pass from Lietz; pass failed


Team stats       CC         SM
First downs       15           12
Rush  Yards      45           239
Pass Yards         217       218
Total Yards        262       457
Fumbles-lost       2             3
Intercepted        1            0
Penalty-Yards     2-10       8-90


Individual stats
Rushing:
CC: Braeden Knutson 17-43 yards; Jonah Lietz 3-1 yards; Andrew Volk, 1-1 yards; Junior Totay, 3-0; SM: Jonah Krebs 16-142 yards; Cole Gendreau 8-65 yards; Joey Heinert 6-30 yards; Dawson Dosch 1-2 yards; Mark Horner, 2-2 yards; Drew Dosch 3-(-2)
Passing: CC: Lietz 17-42-1-217 yards; SM: Gendreau 14-18-0-218 yards
Receiving: CC: Jacob Halverson 5-113 yards; Carson Bultema 4-44 yards; Andrew Zuther 4-32 yards; Knutson 2-30 yards; Lietz, 1-5 yards; Volk 1 (-7); SM: Luke Kambeitz, 5-107 yards; Dylan Gross 4-68 yards; Heinert 4-31 yards; Krebs 1-12

Notes: St. Mary’s snapped its two-game losing streak with the win…After trailing 7-0, the Saints scored 38 straight points..Joel Huber kicked his third field of the season.
Records: Central Cass, 2-6 Overall; 2-6 AA Statewide; St. Mary’s, 6-2 Overall; 6-2 AA Statewide

St. Mary's 35, Wahpeton 0

Sept. 8, 2017, 7 p.m. CT

MDU Resources Community Bowl, Bismarck, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
Wahpeton
0
0
0
0
0
St. Mary's
14
14
7
0
35


Scoring summary
SM: Joey Heinert 15-yard run; Joel Huber kick
SM: Cole Gendreau 77-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Gendreau 5-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Jonah Krebs 1-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Luke Kambeitz 3-yard pass from Gendreau; Huber kick
Teams stats
             W             SM
First downs               11            15
Rush Yards                --             203
Pass Yards                 --            133
Total Yards                --            336
Fumbles-lost               0           0
Interceptions               1           1
Penalty-Yards          3-27        6-49


Individual stats
Rushing: SM: Cole Gendreau 8-120 yards, TD; Ben Schmidt, 35 yards; Noah Krebs, 33 yards, TD; Joey Heinert, 30 yards, TD
Passing: SM: Gendreau 11-14 for 125 yards, TD
Receiving: Luke Kambeitz 7-90 yards, TD; Hudson Bailey 5-23 yards
Notes: The win was the Saints’ 15th straight, dating back to last year…SM shutout an opponent for a third straight week…Wahpeton had two possessions inside St. Mary’s 20-yard line in the opening quarter, but did not score.
Records: Wahpeton 2-1 Overall; 2-1 Statewide AA; St. Mary’s 3-0 Overall; 3-0 Statewide AA



Fargo Shanley 17, St. Mary's 14

Sept. 30, 2017, 7 p.m. CT

MDU Resources Community Bowl, Bismarck, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
Fargo Shanley
0
10
0
7
17
St. Mary's
0
7
0
7
14


Scoring summary
FS: Matthew Motschenbacher 27-yard field
FS: Kaleb Christman 60-yard run; Motschenbacher kick
SM: Mason Spies fumble recovery in end zone; Joey Huber kick
FS: Cade Busek 1-yard run; Motschenbacher kick
SM: Luke Kambeitz, 43-yard pass from Drew Dosch; Huber kick

Individual stats
Rushing
: FS: Kaleb Christman 9-102 yards, TD; Cade Busek 27-58 yards, TD Haley Bucholz 3-15 yards; Austin Manuel 2-8 yards; Jake Kava 3-7 yards; SM: Joey Heinert 13-31 yards; Jonah Krebs 4-27 yards; Drew Dosch 3-5 yards; Cole Gendreau 1-1 yards
Passing: FS: Busek 7-17-0-100 yards, TD; SM: Cole Gendreau 7-8-0-108 yards; Dosch 7-13-2-88 yards, TD
Receiving: FS: Jacob McKeever 2-46 yards; Kava 2-30 yards; Manuel 2-19 yards; Cam Seville 1-5 yards; SM: Luke Kambeitz 4-88 yard, TD; Krebs 4-51 yards; Hudson Bradley 2-40 yards; Jaxon Wiseman 1-13 yards; Heinert 2-10 yards
Notes:
The game featured the top two ranked AA teams (1. St. Mary’s/2. Fargo Shanley)…Fargo Shanley snapped an eight-game losing streak to the Saints…St. Mary’s 18-game winning streak ended (last lost, Nov.. 6, 2015 vs. Beulah)…St. Mary’s quarterback Cole Gendreau did not play in the second half due to an injury…Shanley is the only unbeaten team in the AA division.
Records: Fargo Shanley, 6-0 Overall; 6-0 AA Statewide; St. Mary’s, 5-1 Overall; 5-1 AA Statewide


2017 Varsity Schedule/Results

Team Leaders (As of Sept. 25)

Rushing: Jonah Krebs 22-190 yards (4 games)

Passing: C. Gendreau, 44-69-663 yards

Receiving: Luke Kambeitz,10-140 Yards

Scoring: C. Gendreau, 5 TD; Jonah Krebs, 4 TD




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Next Game: Neutral

Nov. 10

Class AA Championship

31-12 Win vs. Fargo Shanley

St. Mary's 49, Grafton 0

Aug. 25, 2017, 7 p.m. CT

MDU Resources Community Bowl, Bismarck, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
Grafton
0
0
0
0
0
St. Mary's
7
14
14
14
49


Scoring summary
SM: Luke Kambietz 30-yard pass from Cole Gendreau; Joel Huber kick
SM: Jonah Krebs 15-yard pass from Gendreau; Huber kick
SM: Gendreau 9-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Krebs 83-yard kickoff return; Huber kick

SM: Joey Heinert 8-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Ben Schmidt 24-yard run; Huber kick
SM: Huber 27-yard run; Adam Richter kick

Team stats            G            SM
First Downs             9               17
Rushes-Yards         24-83       27-240
Pass Yards              81             95
Total Yards               164          335
Punts-Avg. Yards     5-36          2-29
Penalty-Yards            7-75        9-60

Individual stats
Rushing:
G: Dalton Albrecht 10-13 yards; Marcus Neimann 15-90 yards; SM: Cole Gendreau 6-28 yards, TD; John Nordberg, 2-12 yards; Jonah Krebs, 3-21 yards; Dawson Dosch 6-44 yards; Joey Heinert, 5-51 yards, TD; Mark Horner 1-20 yards; Ben Schmidt 2-32 yards; TD; Joel Huber 2-33 yards, TD
Passing: G: Albrecht 8-22-0-80 yards; Woinarowicz 1-1-0-1 yard; SM: Gendreau 6-12-1-95 yards, 2 TD
Receiving: G: Mathew Suda 2-48 yards; Brandon Garza 2-6 yards; Saleem El-Saraf 2-9 yards; Hector Reyes 1-11 yards; Nieman 1-6 yards; Perez, 1-1 yards; SM: Luke Kambietz 3-50 yards, TD; Nordberg 1-19 yards; Krebs 1-5 yards, TD; Hudson Bradley 1-11 yards
Notes: This was the first-ever meeting between the teams...St. Mary’s won its 13 straight game…St. Mary’s had 335 yards of total offense...St. Mary's is ranked No. 1 in the Class AA poll.
Records: Grafton, 0-1 Overall; 0-1 Statewide AA; St. Mary’s, 1-0 Overall; 1-0 Statewide  AA

​​Overall: 9-2 / Conference: 7-2       Home: 5-1 / Away: 3-1 / Neutral: 1-0


St. Mary's 17, Jamestown 10

Sept. 22, 2017, 7 p.m. CT

Ernie Gates Field, Jamestown, N.D.


Team
1
2
3
4
Total
St. Mary's
0
3
7
7
17
Jamestown
0
0
7
3
10


Scoring summary
SM: Joel Huber 30-yard field goal
SM: Cole Gendreau 10-yard run; Huber kick
J: Jared Harr 1-yard run; Connor Fuchs kick
SM: Luke Kambeitz 5-yard pass; Huber kick
J: Fuchs 34-yard field goal

Team stats            SM              J
First downs             15             12
Rush Yards              124          164
Pass Yards              120          30
Total Yards                244         194
Fumbles-lost            2               1
Interceptions            1                0
Penalty-Yards          4-20          3-20
Individual stats
Rushing:
SM: Jonah Krebs 9-83 yards; Joey Heinert 8-32 yards; Cole Gendreau 11-27 yards, TD; Dawson Dosch 6-30 yards; Ben Schmidt 4-(-2); J: Jared Harr 25-127 yards, TD; Zach Petrek 8-24 yards; Jared Kallenback 2-17 yards; Tommy Falk 2-0; Mason Walters 4-(-18)
Passing: SM: Gendreau 13-25-0-120 yards, TD; J: Walters, 5-11-1-30 yards
Receiving: SM: Luke Kambeitz 9-83 yards, TD; Heinert 3-27 yards; Hudson Bradley 1-10 yards; J:  Marcus Hochhalter 1-17 yards; Kallenback 1-14 yards; Jeremy Williams 1-(-1)
Notes: No. 1 ranked St. Mary’s extended its current unbeaten streak to 17 games, dating back to last season…Jamestown became the first team to score against SM this season…Jamestown had one final chance to tie when it recovered a fumble with under two minutes to play and drove the ball to the Saints’ 20 before the clock expired…This was the first meeting between the WDA rivals since 2008…Both teams kicked field goals…Both of Jamestown’s losses have been by seven points...St. Mary's has not lost a road game since 2013 (at Rugby 7-26).
Records: St. Mary’s, 5-0 Overall; 5-0 AA Statewide; Jamestown, 3-2 Overall; 3-2 AA Statewide


2017 Season

Date/Time
Opponent
W/L
Score
Record
Aug. 25/ 7 p.m.
GRAFTON
W
49-0
1-0 Box
Sept 1/7 p.m.
@Valley City
W
49-0
2-0 Box
Sept. 8/7 p.m.
WAHPETON
W
35-0
3-0 Box
Sept 16./6:30 p.m.
DEVILS LAKE
W
35-0
4-0 Box
Sept 22/7 p.m.
@Jamestown
W
17-10
5-0 Box
Sept. 29/7 p.m.
FARGO SHANLEY
L
14-17
5-1
Oct. 6/7 p.m.
@Watford City
L
22-24
5-2
Oct. 12/7 p.m.
CENTRAL CASS
W
38-20
6-2
Oct. 18/7 p.m.
@TMCHS
W
41-14
7-2
Nov. 4/1:30 p.m.
##DEVILS LAKE
W
30-0
8-2
Nov. 10/3 p.m.
###Fargo Shanley
W
31-12
9-2  Box





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