Rebels fall to Caledonia football team

Published 11:01 pm Friday, October 12, 2012

Southland's Nick Schmitz turns the corner on a run in the third quarter against Caledonia in Adams Friday night. -- Eric Johnson/

ADAMS — The Southland football team had five turnovers as it lost 38-6 to Caledonia (7-0 overall) in Adams Friday.

The Rebels (3-4 overall) had 201 yards rushing, but couldn’t finish their drives.

“We were moving the ball against them, but every mistake we made they capitalized on,” Southland head coach Shawn Kennedy said.

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Southland played the game with quite a few players nursing injuries, as it has been all season.

“We haven’t had a completely healthy team all season,” Kennedy said. “I’ve never seen anything like it.”


Rushing: Nick Schmitz, 13-for-60, TD; Coty Kirtz, 11-for-60; Decker Bendsten, 7-for-45; Cole Erie, 3-for-19; Chris Wolff, 4-for-9; Josh Anderson, 2-for-4; Bryce Larson, 2-for-4; Passing: Schmitz, 1-for-1, 44 yards; Bendtsen, 1-for-8, 2 yards; Receiving: Bendtsen, 1-for-44; Schmitz, 1-for-2