Jordan Rommes goes up high to get the jump ball. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
The South Winn football team gave it everything it had Friday night but in the end, North Fayette Valley proved too tough to stop, winning 49-14 in West Union in the Class 1A quarterfinals.
The TigerHawks (11-1) move on to face Iowa City Regina (12-0) Saturday in the semifinals.
South Winn ends the season 9-3.
The Warriors put up the first score Friday, with a Jordan Rommes catch and run for the score. The two-point try failed, making it 6-0.
The Tigerhawks answered on their next possession.
NFV took the lead on a 85-yard run to make it 12-6. They added another score in the beginning of the second quarter.
South Winn got back on the board with a Jared Schroeder 11-yard run with 4:06 remaining.
At the half, it was 20-14 NFV.
The TigerHawk running game took care of the second half.
For more details and photos, check out Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion.