SAVAGE — Chris Reynolds ran for three scores and caught another as Savage cruised to a 62-30 quarterfinal win over Great Falls Central in the 6-Man playoffs on Saturday.
Reynolds, who finished with 174 yards, scored on runs of 6, 24, 48 and 38 yards and also caught a 63-yard scoring toss from quarterback Shad Stanford as the Warriors raced out to a 35-14 halftime lead.
Matt Trizinski caught four passes for 152 yards with three of them going for scores for Savage, which will travel to Big Sandy for a semifinal game on Saturday.
Stanford, who threw for 230 yards and four scores, made an impact on defense and special teams as well kicking three extra-points and returning a kickoff 70 yards for a touchdown. He also forced a fumble and recorded an interception.
Great Falls Central — Derrick Moes 1 run (Moes kick), Shawn Ryan 34 pass from Moes (kick failed), Patrick McGuire 11 pass from Kelby Depner (Moes kick), Ryan 26 pass from Depner (Moes kick), Moes 10 run (Moes kick).
Savage — Chris Reynolds 24 run (Stanford kick), Shad Stanford 70 kick return (Stanford kick), Matt Trzinski 47 pass from Stanford (kick failed), Reynolds 6 run (kick failed), Reynolds 63 pass from Stanford (Trizinski pass from Stanford), Trzinski 16 pass from Stanford (kick failed), Trzinski 72 pass from Stanford (Stanford run), Reynolds 48 run (Stanford kick), Reynolds 38 run (kick failed).
Hysham 53, Valier 45
VALIER — EJ Warren did it all for unranked Hysham in their 53-45 quarterfinal upset of sixth-ranked Valier on Saturday afternoon.
The senior quarterback ran for four touchdowns, threw for one and caught another as the Pirates rallied from a 31-22 halftime deficit to advance to the semifinals for the second consecutive season.
Warren scored on runs of 14, 45, two and five yards. Warren hauled in a 17-yard scoring pass from David Lackman in the second quarter, and returned the favor when he hooked up with Lackman from 12 yards out in the fourth, giving the Pirates their final margin of victory.
Hysham travels to face top-ranked Denton for Saturday’s semifinal.
Hysham — Jess Cunningham 4 run (pass failed), EJ Warren 14 run (Shad Schaak kick), Warren 17 pass from David Lackman (Schaak kick), Warren 45 run (kick failed), Warren 2 run (pass failed), Schaak 5 run (kick failed), Warren 5 run (Schaak pass from Lackman), Lackman 12 pass from EJ Warren (run failed).
Valier — Koby Hawke 12 run (Taylor Printy pass from Pat Majerus), Hawke 79 run (kick failed), Hawke 36 run (kick failed), Hawke 2 run (kick failed), Hawke 60 run (kick failed), Hawke 30 pass from Majerus (pass failed), Justin Sullivan 1 run (Matt Christians kick).
Big Sandy 39, Richey-Lambert 0
BIG SANDY — Big Sandy’s Ryan Miller rushed for 169 yards and three touchdowns to lead the fourth-ranked Pioneers to a victory over No. 8 Richey-Lambert in a 6-Man football quarterfinal playoff game Saturday.
Big Sandy improved to 9-1 and earned the right to play host to second-ranked and undefeated Savage in the semifinal round on Saturday.
Quarterback Trevor Lackner completed 4 of 9 passes for 165 yards and one TD, a 56-yard strike to CJ Hanson.
Big Sandy shut out an offense that was averaging 43.4 points a game.
Jeremy Evenson gained 83 yards on 12 carries for Richey-Lambert, which completed its season at 7-3.
Richey-Lambert (7-3) — Did not score.
Big Sandy (9-1) — Ryan Miller 30 run (Dallas Briese kick), Miller 7 run (Briese kick), CJ Hanson 56 pass from Trevor Lackner (kick failed), Miller 51 run (Kaden Beck pass from Lackner), Lane Martin 34 run (Briese kick).
Denton 64, Terry 21
DENTON — Brandon Bury passed for four touchdowns as top-ranked Denton sailed past fifth-ranked Terry 64-21 in the quarterfinals of the Class C 6-Man football playoffs Saturday.
Joel DeVries led the Trojans’ ground attack with 14 carries for 154 yards and totaled 208 yards of offense. Bury finished 7 of 13 for 187 yards.
Cole Jelinek hauled in Bury’s fourth TD pass on a 59-yard strike. Jelinek added 144 yards of total offense, while Kyler Phelps caught two TD’s.
Jelinek led Denton’s defense with 12 tackles and returned two interceptions for touchdowns.
The Trojans, who outgained Terry 410-229, will play host to Hysham in the semifinals on Saturday.
Terry (8-2) — Layne Lantis 19 pass from Weston Luedtke (Jerett Freiboth kick), Sergey Fredrickson 37 pass from Freiboth (Lantis pass from Freiboth), Luedtke 2 run (kick failed).
Denton (10-0) — Joel DeVries 54 pass from Brandon Bury (kick failed), Kyler Phelps 39 pass from Brandon Bury (kick failed), Phelps 10 pass from Bury (Bury kick), Cole Jelinek 59 pass from Bury (Bury kick), DeVries 29 run (Bury kick), DeVries 57 run (kick failed), Jelinek 20 interception return (Bury kick), Jelinek 13 run (kick failed), Jelinek 10 interception return (Bury kick).