Canistota/Freeman Wins "9A" Football Championship

VERMILLION, S.D. - Canistota/Freeman captured its first football championship as a co-op on Thursday.  The fourth-seeded Pride beat number six Howard 46-14 in the class "9A" championship game.

The Pride and Tigers exchange first quarter touchdowns, but Canistota/Freeman scored the game's next 24 points to put the contest out of reach.  

Pride quarterback Trey Ortman completed 8-9 passes for 165 yards and two touchdowns, including a 50-yard TD to his brother Tyce.  Ortman also rushed for 41 yards and a touchdown.  He was named the Joe Robbie MVP.

Canistota, Freeman, and Canistota/Freeman are now a combined 10-0 all-time in championship games.


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