Hancock 48, Verndale 14
MORRIS – Preston Rohloff hit Brandon Kellenberger for a 55-yard touchdown on Hancock’s first play from scrimmage and the Owls rolled to a 48-14 victory over Verndale from Big Cat Stadium in Morris on Friday.
On the Owls second play from scrimmage Rohloff connected with Kellenberger again, this time an 84-yard touchdown.
Rohloff would finish the night 15-24 for 432 yards and five touchdowns passing, running for another and two interceptions as the Owls moved to 3-0 on the season.
Kellenberger had four catches for 181 yards and two scores, Matt Thompson caught three passes for 110 yards and three touchdowns, including an 89-yarder.
Luke Joos racked up 154 total yards with a touchdown. Joos and Isaac Nienhaus each had three pass breakups defensively.
Dilan Orlando threw for 127 yards and a touchdown, running for 53 and another score as the Pirates fall to 2-1.
Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 22, Rothsay 20
WHEATON – Gunner Martinek’s fourth quarter touchdown run put Wheaton/Herman-Norcross ahead to stay in a 22-20 victory over Rothsay.
Martinek opened the scoring with his first touchdown run in the first quarter. The Tigers would answer with a touchdown in the second and the teams went into halftime tied 8-8.
After trading scores in the third, the game went into the fourth tied at 14 when Rothsay went ahead on a 9-yard touchdown run, before Martinek answered, then added a two-point conversion for the win.
Martinek finished with 89 yards rushing on 13 carries, Zach Braaten was 11-23 for 159 yards and a touchdown with two interceptions.
Grant Dawson had four catches for 70 yards and a score, and the Warriors forced four turnovers defensively to improve to 1-2. The Tigers are 1-2.
Minnewaska 24, Montevideo 0
MONTEVIDEO – Minnewaska ran for over 200 yards and forced three turnovers in a 24-0 victory over Montevideo on Friday.
Mitch Gruber, Darion Alexander, and Aaron VerSteeg each had a rushing touchdown for the Lakers who are 1-2. Montevideo falls to 0-1.
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley 20, Sebeka 6
New York Mills 6, Underwood 0
Ortonville 46, Bertha-Hewitt 14
Otter Tail Central 32, Crookston 0
Paynesville 30, Royalton 0
Pequot Lakes 21, Perham 14
Pierz 36, Sauk Centre 20
Rockford 35, Melrose 22
Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 34, Lac qui Parle Valley 0
Upsala/Swanville 20, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 14