3rd ranked Dallas Center-Grimes used a their rushing attack and strong defensive effort to defeat Perry 42-7 Friday Night in Perry.
The Mustangs got two rushing touchdowns each from Tanner Epple and Luke Fistler to get out to a 35-0 halftime lead. Epple scored on runs of 7 and 6 yards and Fistler scored from 79 and 13 yards out. Ben Harwodd added a touchdown and Thomas Erickson caught a 42 yard screen pass for a TD. On the night DCG rushed for over 350 yards with Fistler picking up 176 on 10 carries.
The Mustang defense has been solid all year and Friday night limited Perry's offense all night.
The win sets up a District 2 showdown next Friday when DCG host unbeaten and sixth ranked Webster City for homecoming.
DCG is now 3-0 in league play and 5-0 overall and ranked 3rd in Class 3A.