Ottertail Central traveled to Staples and defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 57-14 on Thursday afternoon.
OTC started quickly as Tanner Arndt scored just 4 minutes into the game. After the Bulldogs recovered a fumble Tanner Arndt scored for the second time this time on a 1 yard QB sneak. On the Bulldog’s next possession Arndt again scored his third TD of the night and Drew Durbin scored the 2 point conversion. Then at the end the first quarter Owen Buehler scored on a 69 yard touchdown pass to make the score 26-0.
In the second quarter Bricker Bladow scored on a 7 yard run, and Kayne Cameron caught a pass for the 2 point conversion. The Cardinal’s also scored on a long touchdown run just before half to make the score 34-6 in favor of the Bulldogs.
The third quarter was highlighted by long touchdown runs by Tanner Arndt and Bricker Bladow. Then in the fourth quarter Calvin Stueve found the end zone and Cian Buehler added an extra point kick. OTC finished of the game winning 57-14.
OTC’s offensive line (Wyatt Severson, Will Ehlert, Cian Buehler, Ethan Houselog, Joe Turchin, Kayne Cameron, and Andrew Fronning) was the key to OTC’s offensive output. OTC rushed for 325 yards and threw for 136.
The Bulldog’s defense was led by their defensive line and linebackers (Joe Turchin, Ethan Houselog, Cian Buehler, Kayne Cameron, Drew Durbin, Mason Hammer, and Calvin Stueve).
OTC (3-2) will host Hawley (3-1) in Henning on Wednesday at 4:30 to finish the regular season.