CHOKIO - The Verndale Pirates capped off a flawless regular season with Wednesday's 31-6 defeat of Chokio-Alberta/Herman-Norcross.
Matt Moenkedick rushed for 234 yards and three touchdowns on 32 carries.
Amos Schmidt scored the Pirates final touchdown on a 10-yard run. Zack Meidinger rushed for 84 yards on 11 carries.
The Pirates have a first-round bye in the Section 4-Nine-man playoffs and will play next on Oct. 25.
Verndale 8 8 0 15 - 31
Chokio-Alberta/H-N 0 0 0 6 - 6
V- Matt Moenkedick 56 run (Zack Meidinger run)
V- Moenkedick 4 run (Colby Schmidt run)
CAHN- Lucas Schmiesing 4 run (pass failed)
V- Moenkedick 5 run (Moenkedick run)
V- Amos Schmidt 10 run (Moenkedick kick)
Rushes-yards: V 58-375, CAHN 34-137
Pass comp-att-int-yards: V 0-2-0-0 , CAHN 2-5-0-37
Total offense: V 375 , CAHN 174
Rushing: V-Moenkedick 32-234, Meidinger 11-84, Brady Siedschlaw 2-34
Passing: V-Moenkedick 0-2-0-0
Overall: V 8-0. Next game: Verndale vs. TBA in Section 4-Nine-man semifinals Oct. 25.
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