De Smet Bulldogs’ bark matching their bite on the gridiron
Taking 7-0 record into season finale at Dell Rapids Saint Mary
DE SMET, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The 9-Man high school football regular season concludes this week in South Dakota. Class 9A appears to have the most entertaining playoff field with four unbeaten teams headlined by top-ranked De Smet.
The Bulldogs opened their season with a 30-20 victory over preseason number one ranked Wolsey-Wessington, and haven’t looked back.
An offense loaded with returners like Rett Osthus, Kalen Garry and Colt Wilkinson has lived up to it’s billing, averaging 48 points a game. Their defense has been just a impressive, pitching five shutouts and allowing just 27 points all season.
It’s the fruit of a hard offseason in which the Bulldogs were determined to get a bit bigger and more physical after going 6-3 in 2020 and bowing out of the playoffs in the second round.
The Bulldogs will look to finish a perfect 8-0 campaign on Friday night at Dell Rapids Saint Mary.
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