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Eagles shut out Giants for first victory

Windom 00-06-15-07 = 28
LSH 00-00-00-00 = 00

The Windom Eagle football team picked up its first victory of the season Friday night, turning in a stellar defensive performance in a 28-0 victory over LeSueur-Henderson at LeSueur.

Windom’s defense forced six Giants turnovers in the game, with the Eagles picking off three passes and recovering three fumbles.

Windom’s first points were a direct result of a turnover, as Drew Rothenberger intercepted a pass and raced 15 yards to paydirt, giving the Eagles a 6-0 halftime lead.

Windom took the opening drive of the second half and marched the length of the field, scoring on a 9-yard Brady Espenson run. A fumble recovery on the two-point conversion gave Windom a 14-0 lead.

Later in the third, the Eagles intercepted a pass and turned it into points when Abe McKibbin raced 47 yards for a touchdown. Henry Erickson’s extra-point kick gave the Eagles a 21-0 lead.

Windom put the game away halfway through the fourth quarter on a 12-yard Wyatt Haugen touchdown run.

Stats from the game will be posted when they become available.

MLA 12-19-22-00 = 53
HLOF 00-06-06-08 = 20

Mt. Lake Area capitalized on good field position much of the game Friday night as the Wolverines rolled to a 53-20 win over Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda at Heron Lake.

The Wolverines kept the Coyotes deep in their own end for much of the first half, allowing MLA to build a 31-6 halftime lead.

Kolby Kremmin got MLA on the board with a 2-yard touchdown run Jake Evers then caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Marcos DeLeon.

In the second, DeLeon scored on runs of 53 and 56 yards and Kremmin returned an interception 21 yards for a score.

The Coyotes pulled to within 31-12 early in the third, but the Wolverines put the game away. Tanner Koetzle returned a kickoff 75 yards for a score, Alex Blom caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from DeLeon and Micah Holmberg had a 7-yard touchdown run.

DeLeon rushed six times for 143 yards and completed 5-of-7 passes for 59 yards in the win.

Chargers 30, Dutchmen 16

Westbrook-Walnut Grove’s defense was up to the task Friday night, stuffing Edgerton on multiple trips to the red zone as WWG claimed a 30-16 victory at Westbrook.

The game swung thoroughly in the Chargers’ favor late in the first half. Edgerton was driving deep in Charger territory, trying for the potential tying score, but a fumble was scooped up by Andre Vue, who raced 95 yards the other way for a touchdown, giving the Chargers a 22-8 halftime lead.

Stats from the game will be posted when they become available.

RRC 00-00-00-00 = 00
CM 12-00-06-00 = 18

Red Rock Central’s offense sputtered in damp conditions in Morgan Friday night, while Cedar Mountain’s passing attack accounted for three scores in a 18-0 Cougar victory over the Falcons.

Cougar quarterback Cooper Freitag hit Caden Kleinschmidt for touchdowns covering 69 and 23 yards in the first quarter. Then, in the third, Freitag hit Nick Freitag for an 8-yard touchdown.

Meanwhile, the Falcons were held to under 150 yards of total offense for the game and turned the ball over three times.

Jacob Amsden rushed 16 times for 74 yards in the loss for the Falcons.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Redwood Valley, Oct. 8
MLA: vs. HBC (at Mt. Lake), Oct. 8
RRC: vs. WWG (at Lamberton), Oct. 8
WWG: at RRC (Lamberton), Oct. 8

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