PACA Names Athletes of the Week

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PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre Athletic Coaches Association (PACA) has named thier Riggs High School Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 19th. The coaches selected Erin Schlotte of the Lady Governor Cross Country team and Kyle Vietz of the Governor football team. Lady Gov head coach Keith Christensen nominated Schlotte who has run only 2 varsity meets this season but earned a spot on the team for the State meet being run this Saturday in Rapid City. Veitz was nominated by his head coach Jayson Poppinga. The senior anchored a Governor defense that had a record setting night limiting Brandon Valley to a total of 47 yards of total offense. BV was averaging close to 350 yards a game prior to Friday. Kyle led the team with 2 QB sacs and was part of the offensive line that led the attack for over 170 yards of rushing.


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