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Saturday, May 25, 2024

FOOTBALL: Eagles fall to United Saturday

Windom 12-06-00-00 = 18
SEU 06-13-07-06 = 32

The Windom Eagle defense accounted for two touchdowns, but Sleepy Eye United was able to play keep-away from the Eagle offense in the second half Saturday, leading to a 32-18 victory for SEU in a game played at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s High School.

The Eagles got on the board on their second drive of the game, as Tucker Renquist reeled in a 32-yard pass from Quintin Tietz for a touchdown.

On the ensuing drive, the Eagles were able to pin United back in its own end and force a pass attempt. Jackson Anderson intercepted the pass and raced 21 yards to paydirt for a 12-0 Eagle lead.

After SEU cut the Eagle lead to 12-6, United began to impose its will on the ground, marching inside the Eagle 10. But on third and goal, United took to the air, with Renquist picking off a pass and racing 99 yards down the sideline the other direction for an Eagle touchdown and an 18-6 lead.

But SEU was able to put together two more lengthy drives before halftime, scoring on a 1-yard-run and a 10-yard run to take a 19-18 halftime lead.

Early in the fourth quarter, United was able to pad its lead with a 15-yard touchdown pass. SEU then sealed the victory with less than two minutes to go on a 7-yard run.

Tietz completed 17-of-34 passes for 177 yards for the Eagles. He also had 44 yards rushing on eight carries.

Kevin Bleess had seven catches for 103 yards in the loss.

GHECT 00-00-00-08 = 08
MLAC 06-16-00-08 = 30

Mt. Lake Area’s offense navigated through the rain and its defense was able to hold its own Friday night, as the Wolverines claimed a 30-8 homecoming victory over Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman at Munson Field.

The Wolverine offense put together three scoring drives in the opening half. Ethan Rahn got the Wolverines on the board in the first quarter, busting through for a 76-yard touchdown run.

Early in the second, Jake Evers scored on a 6-yard scamper. Evers then hit Evan Karschnik for a 14-yard touchdown connection, giving the Wolverines a 22-0 halftime lead.

Evers added a 4-yard touchdown gallop early in the fourth quarter, giving the Wolverines a 30-0 lead before GHECT scored late in the game.

Evers finished with 101 yards rushing on 19 carries and completed 5-of-9 passes for 51 yards. Rahn rushed four times for 84 yards and Karschnik had 16 carries for 74 yards. Karschnik added two catches for 18 yards.

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Springfield, Oct. 18
MLA: at RCW (Danube) Oct. 18
RRC: at Edgerton, Oct. 18

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