Saints top Kimball 8-7 for first win

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Brandin Dahl picks up some yardage for the Saints during a scrimmage against Ortonville earlier this fall.  KMS earned its first win of the season, Friday at Kimball Area, 8-7.

The KMS football team pulled out an 8-7 victory at Kimball Area, Friday, picking up its first win of the 2016 season in the process.  The Saints trailed 7-0 at halftime before scoring on a one-yard run by Caleb Collins in the third quarter, and Collins also connected up with Weston Gjerde for the winning two-point conversion.

It was an even game between the two teams as both teams had eight first downs and KMS gained 185 total yards on 52 plays compared to 195 yards on 55 plays for Kimball, which dropped to 0-3 overall.

“A win is a win, no matter how you look at it,” KMS head coach Eric Kauffmann said.  “We knew going into the game that they were going to have a hard time running the ball against us, so we practiced against the pass all week and made some changes and it paid off.”

KMS comes back home for the next two games, beginning with a game this Friday in Murdock against West Central Area at 7 p.m., followed by a game against Parkers Prairie the following Friday...

 

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Pictured: Brandin Dahl picks up some yardage for the Saints during a scrimmage against Ortonville earlier this fall.  KMS earned its first win of the season, Friday at Kimball Area, 8-7.
 

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