The Algona Bulldogs lost a tough one to the Ballard Bombers, 49-21, Friday, October 15th. Tyler Manske was 11 of 26 for 105 yards and one touchdown. Wyatt Garman was the leading rusher with 24 yards on six attempts. Trevon Smith was once again the leading receiver with four receptions for 38 yards. Jaxon Woodyard was the standout on the defensive side with eight tackles, two tackles for losses, and a sack.
Last week the Bulldogs traveled to Humboldt to take on the rival Wildcats. The Bulldogs dropped a tough one, 35- 26, to the Cats. Tyler Manske was 20 of 31 for 247 yards and two touchdowns. Manske was also the leading rusher with 87 yards on 14 attempts and a touchdown. Trevon Smith was the leading receiver with eight receptions for 87 yards and a touchdown. Alex Manske was the leading tackler on the defensive side with ten and a half tackles. The Wildcats improved to 9-0 while the Bulldogs dropped to 5-4.
The Bulldogs did make the playoffs as an RPI Team, which goes by strength of schedule along with record. The Bulldogs will take on Sergeant Bluff - Luton, who is sitting at 7-2, at their place on Friday night, October 29th, at 7:00. Tickets must be purchased online. You can also listen to the game on KLGA radio. Wyatt Garman says, “It doesn’t matter, I got them Dogs by five.”
If the Bulldogs win, they will advance to the Quarterfinals and take on Boyden Hull/Rock Valley or Sioux Center. If the Bulldogs lose, they will be done for the season. Good luck Dogs!