SEM Advances to Six Man State Football Semifinals

SEM Advances to Six Man State Football Semifinals
Photo by Dean Ringlein

The SEM Mustangs improved to 10-0 on the season and advanced to the state semifinals in six man football with a 50-26 win over Shelton in the state quarterfinals on Friday. SEM scored on seven of their first eight possessions. The Mustangs established the run game in the first half as Grayden Anderson had two 6 yard touchdown runs and Kellen Eggleston had touchdown runs of 13 and 3 yards. In the second half, it was the passing game that accounted for SEM’s points as Noah Eggleston threw three touchdown passes to three different receivers. Eggleston connected with Maddox Jones on a 17 yard touchdown pass, threw a 38 yard TD pass to Ryan Arbuthnot and connected with Cohen Rohde on a 15 yard touchdown pass. Unofficially, SEM finished with 433 total yards including 291 rushing yards and 142 yards passing. SEM advances to a state football semifinal for the first time since 1992 when they finished the season as the Class D2 state runner-up. The Mustangs will be on the road as they will travel to face Parkview Christian who defeated Red Cloud 54-32. This will be a rematch as the two teams met back in week three of the season with SEM winning 20-16. The game will take place next Friday November 11 with kickoff time yet to be determined. The game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and on On the other side of the six man bracket, Pawnee City upset #3 seed and undefeated Potter Dix 62-47 and Arthur County defeated Hay Springs 48-13.

Friday (11/04/2022)

Adams Central 31, McCook 14
Arthur County 48, Hay Springs 13
Aurora 48, Lincoln Christian 28
Battle Creek 28, Hastings St. Cecilia 20
Bennington 34, Elkhorn North 13
Bloomfield 34, Wynot 22
Boone Central 41, Ashland-Greenwood 15
Cedar Catholic 10, Malcolm 9 (OT)
Central Valley 42, BDS 20
Clarkson/Leigh 46, Weeping Water 18
Creighton Preparatory School 10, Elkhorn South 3
Grand Island 28, Millard South 10
Gretna 35, Bellevue West 23
Gross Catholic 42, York 6
Hitchcock County 58, Elm Creek 6
Howells-Dodge 58, Dundy County Stratton 8
Neligh-Oakdale 40, Riverside 28
Norfolk Catholic 62, Lincoln Lutheran 42
North Platte St. Patrick’s 63, Elmwood-Murdock 16
Omaha Westside 42, Lincoln Southwest 28
Ord 35, Oakland-Craig 28
Parkview Christian 54, Red Cloud 32
Pawnee City 62, Potter-Dix 47
Pierce 33, Columbus Lakeview 23
Scottsbluff 33, Omaha Skutt Catholic 0
Stanton 52, Nebraska Christian 24
Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 50, Shelton 26
Waverly 30, Northwest 7