LAVINA -- Senior quarterback Christian Hanser ran for four touchdowns -- including the game-winner in overtime -- as Broadview-Lavina fought off Culbertson-Bainville 36-30 Saturday in the opening round of the State C football playoffs.
Hanser had scoring dashes of 30, 24 and 69 yards during regulation play. His final TD run in OT lifted the Pirates (8-1) into next weekend's quarterfinals against Superior (8-1).
Hanser's brother Nathan, a junior, also had a 10-yard scoring run against Culbertson-Bainville, which ended its season at 5-4.
The Cowboys led 22-16 going into the fourth quarter. They received rushing TDs from Justin Larsen, Shayne Cochran, Evan Willcoxon and Colton Zahn.
Broadview-Lavina 36, Culbertson-Bainville 30, OT
Culbertson-Bainville (5-4) -- Justin Larsen 5 run (conversion failed); Shayne Cochran 12 run (Cochran pass from Larsen); Evan Willcoxon 1 run (Willcoxon run); Colton Zahn 6 pass from Larsen (Willcoxon run).
Broadview-Lavina (8-1) -- Christian Hanser 30 run (Nathan Hanser run); C. Hanser 24 run (Jed Eaton pass from C. Hanser); N. Hanser 10 run (C. Hanser run); C. Hanser 69 run (conversion failed); C. Hanser run (no yardage available).
ENNIS -- Dalton Bullock passed for two touchdowns and ran for another in Ennis' 52-6 win over Circle Saturday in the first round of the Class C playoffs.
Bullock finished 12 of 17 pass from 271 yards. Teammate Roy Moen added 120 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries.
Lee Delp ran for 77 yards and a touchdown for Circle (3-5).
Ennis 52, Circle 6
Circle (3-5) -- Lee Delp 1 run (run fail).
Ennis (9-1) -- Dalton Bullock 14 run (run fail); Connor Sullivan 65 interception return (run fail); Walker McKitrick 34 pass from Bullock (pass fail); Tucker Ott 35 pass from Bullock (Ott run); Roy Moen 34 run (run fail); Ott 1 run (run fail); Moen 7 run (Moen run); Wylie Leo 23 run (run fail).
CHARLO -- Tra Ludeman was 16 of 19 passing for 156 yards and four touchdowns while running for 192 yards and two more as the Vikings stormed past Great Falls Central 72-31 in the first round of the Class C playoffs on Saturday.
Jacen Petersen ran for 92 yards on 10 carries and scored two touchdowns. He also caught an eight-yard touchdown pass and led the Vikings defense with 13 tackles.
Charlo used a 56-18 burst in the second and third quarters combined to blow open an 8-7 first quarter lead.
Charlo (9-1) will play at Ennis in the quarterfinals on Saturday.
Charlo 72, Great Falls Central 31
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Great Falls Central — text. Kelby Depner 2 run (Depner kick), FG Depner 35, Glenn Bliss 70 kickoff return (Depner kick), Depner 1 run (kick failed), safety, ball snapped through end zone, Nolan Donisthorpe 20 pass from Depner (run failed).
Charlo — text.Tra Ludeman 45 run (Tristan Santee pass from Ludeman), Jacen Petersen 8 pass from Ludeman (Ludeman run), Ludeman 11 run (pass failed), Tyler Delaney 42 pass from Ludeman (Webb O’Neill pass from Ludeman), Santee 35 pass from Ludeman (run failed), Delaney 10 run (Connor Daugherty pass from Ludeman), Petersen 45 run (pass failed), Petersen 6 run (run failed), Santee 1 pass from Ludeman (Santee from Ludeman).
WIBAUX -- Quarterback Jacob Bakken rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another to help Wibaux run past White Sulphur Springs 67-26 Saturday in the first round of the Class C playoffs.
The Longhorns (8-1) will host Drummond this Saturday in the second round.
Bakken had scoring runs of 5, 36 and 34 yards and also threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Lane Davis. Bakken finished with 127 yards on 10 carries. He was also 9 of 13 passing for 152 yards.
Chase Bertelsen had touchdown runs of 4, 10, 15 and 2 yards for Wibaux.
Jory Fisher caught two touchdown passes for the Hornets (5-4) and also returned a kick-off for a score.
Wibaux 67, White Sulphur Springs 26
White Sulphur Springs— Jory Fisher pass from Derek Heggen (run fail); Fisher 8 pass from Heggen (pass fail); Fisher 78 kick off return (Trey Stidham pass from Heggen); Heggen 5 run (pass fail).
Wibaux (8-1) — Jacob Bakken 5 run (pass fail); Chase Bertelsen 4 run (Tanner Bakken run); Bertelsen 10 run (T. Bakken run); Bertelsen 15 run (pass fail); Bertelsen 2 run (J. Bakken run); Lane Davis 45 pass from J. Bakken (J. Bakken run); J. Bakken 36 run (T. Bakken run); Colton Tousigant 36 interception return (Bertelsen pass from J. Bakken); J. Bakken 34 run (Bertelsen kick).
CHINOOK -- Zach Molyneaux ran for three touchdowns and Rob Klingaman added two more as the Sugarbeeters used a big first half to hold on for a 36-24 first-round Class C playoff victory over Victor on Saturday.
Molyneaux scored on runs of nine and six yards in the first half while Klingaman added scoring bursts of one yard and 32-yards as the second-seed out of the Northern Division raced out to a 30-12 lead at halftime.
Chinook will travel to Fairview on Saturday in the Class C quarterfinals.
Chinook 36, Victor 24
Chinook — Zach Molyneaux 9 run (Molyneaux run), Molyneaux 6 run (pass failed), Rob Klingaman 1 run (Molyneaux run), Klingaman 32 run (Molyneaux run), Molyneaux 1 run (run failed).
Victor — Ball 53 pass from Kittle (pass failed), Kittel 8 run (pass failed), Ball 20 pass from Kittle (pass failed), Ball 8 pass from Kittle.
SUPERIOR -- Bobcat quarterback Billy Smith accounted for over 400 yards of total offense as sixth-ranked Superior routed Centerville in the first-round of the Class C football playoffs on Saturday, 66-20.
Smith threw for 320 yards and five touchdowns while also running for 106 and two more scores as Superior built a 38-20 halftime edge.
However, Smith wasn't the only Bobcat to turn in a big day. Adam Kay hauled in seven of Smiths' passes for 242 yards and four touchdowns -- all of which were over 35 yards -- in the win.
Superior picked off Centerville quarterback Kole Chartier four times in the second half as they shutout the Miners 28-0 over the games final 24 minutes.
Superior 66, Centerville 20
Centerville —Deryk Pearsall 18 pass from Kole Chartier (Pearsall pass from Chartier), Pearsall 17 pass from Chartier (run failed), Dylan Lencioni 22 run (run failed), Cole Karow 1 run (pass failed).
Superior — Adam Kay 65 pass from Billy Smith (Wyatt Zylawy run), Kay 35 pass from Smith (Kay run), Smith 20 run (Anthony Parkin pass from Smith), Kay 58 pass from Smith (Zylawy run), Kay 55 pass from Smith (run failed), Smith 20 run (pass failed), Parkin 12 pass from Smith (Parkin pass from Smith), Vincente Guerrero 1 run (Zylawy run).
FAIRVIEW-- Cody Vitt accounted for five of the seven Warrior touchdowns as top-ranked Fairview surged past Twin Bridges, 48-28, in the first round of the Class C 8-man Playoffs on Saturday afternoon in Fairview.
The opening-round tilt was a rematch of last year's state championship game, which Twin Bridges won 44-28 in Fairview.
Vitt chewed up 130 yards on the ground on 23 carries, scoring four times. The senior running back also hauled in a pair of passes -- including one for a 65 yard score -- for 103 yards.
Logan Kjos recorded two and a half sacks while Jordan Dahle recorded 15 total stops on defense for the Warriors, who will host Chinook on Saturday in the second-round.
Fairview 48, Twin Bridges 28
Fairview — Cody Vitt 1 run (Brock Schriver run), Cody Shelmerdine 54 pass from Schriver (run failed), Vitt 65 pass from Schriver (Vitt run), Vitt 1 run (run failed), Schriver 8 run (run fail), Vitt 8 run (Schriver run), VItt 30 run (run fail).
Twin Bridges — Michael Pfertsh 3 pass from Nolan Konen (run fail), Cole Miotke 4 pass Konen (Miotke pass from Konen), Pfertsh 18 pass from Konen (Pfertsh run), Miotke 30 run (run fail).
CHESTER -- Mack Bignell ran for five touchdowns and passed for two more Saturday as the Drummond Trojans shocked previously unbeaten Chester-Joplin-Inverness 52-14 in the first round of the Class C football playoffs.
Bignell passed for 135 yards, completing both TDs to Danny Mannix, then ran for 188 yards in knocking off the top-ranked Hawks. C-J-I scored the first 14, and Drummond answered with the final 52.
Drummond (7-2) will travel to Wibaux in the quarterfinals next Saturday. CJI, who got rushing scores for Dustin Romains and Jordan Oraw, finished its year at 9-1.
Drummond 52, C-J-I 14
Chester-Joplin-Inverness -- Dustin Romain 1 run (Erik Kelly run); Jordan Oraw 2 run (run failed).
Drummond -- Mack Bignell 34 run (Kevin Oberweiser pass from Bignell); Danny Mannix 60 pass from Bignell (pass failed); Bignell 2 run (Bignell run); Safety, CJI snapped ball out of end zone; Mannix 30 pass from Bignell (Gregory Schindler pass from Bignell); Bignell 13 run (pass failed); Bignell 26 run (pass failed); Bignell 53 run (Schindler pass from Bignell).