South Winneshiek wins its opening game; Turkey Valley loses in double overtime

Posted: Mon, Aug 31, 2020 6:59 AM

It was a heartbreaking loss in double overtime Friday night for the Turkey Valley Trojan football team.  The game at Riceville was tied, 24-24, at the end of regulation play.  Both teams scored a touchdown, but missed on two-point conversions, in the first overtime to make the score 30-30.  Both teams also scored touchdowns In the second overtime, but Riceville made a two-point conversion and Turkey Valley did not, giving Riceville the 38-36 victory.

At Calmar, the South Winneshiek Warriors allowed only ten first-half points, then shut out North Fayette Valley in the second half to earn a 20-10 victory.  South Winn held North Fayette Valley to under 200 yards total offense.

This Friday, South Winneshiek will travel to North Tama, while Turkey Valley is on the road at Rockford Senior High School.