Prep report: Two Harbors rolls past Hibbing in football
Calvin Luhrsen caught a pair of touchdown passes from quarterback Alex Lemke, then ran in a 17-yard touchdown on his own to help Two Harbors roll over Hibbing 48-0 in a high school football nonconference season opener Thursday night at Two Harbors.
Lemke’s TD passes to Luhrsen were from 28 and 29 yards out as the Agates built a 21-0 lead after one quarter. Kyler Kinn and Tim Bott both ran in touchdowns from inside the 10-yard line in the second quarter, giving the Agates a 35-0 halftime lead.
Rick Hietala had a 23-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, and Keller Conrow later played quarterback and connected with Logan Loiselle for an 11-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.
Two Harbors 21-14-7-6—48
TH—Calvin Luhrsen 28 pass from Alex Lemke (Jessie Juenemann kick)
TH—Luhrsen 29 pass from Lemke (Juenemann kick)
TH—Luhrsen 17 run (Juenemann kick)
TH—Kyler Kinn 3 run (Juenemann kick)
TH—Tim Bott 5 run (Juenemann kick)
TH—Ricky Hietala 23 run (Juenemann kick)
TH—Logan Loiselle 11 pass from Keller Conrow (kick failed)
St. Francis 55, Duluth East 0
John Santiago scored touchdowns on runs of 57, 22 and 35 yards to lead the Saints to the Mississippi 8 Conference victory at Ordean Stadium.
St. Francis scored three touchdowns on runs of 50-plus yards with Ronnie Olson putting East down
7-0 in the first quarter with a 54-yard scamper. After a 10-yard run by Isaiah Brunette, Santiago broke loose for a 57-yard score.
Max Greene added a
55-yard TD run in the third quarter for the visitors.
Senior running back Andy Kimball led East in rushing with 46 yards on 12 carries, Tyler Seymour caught eight passes and quarterback Kenyatta Mooers was 9-for-16 passing for 45 yards and no interceptions.
St. Francis 21-21-14-0—55
Duluth East 0-0-0-0—0
SF — Ronnie Olson 54 run (Landon Henjum kick)
SF — Isaiah Brunette 10 run (Henjum kick)
SF — John Santiago 57 run (Henjum kick)
SF — Santiago 22 run (Henjum kick)
SF — Blake Moreno 4 pass from Hunter Trautman (Henjum kick)
SF — Santiago 35 run (kick failed)
SF — Max Greene 51 run (Henjum kick)
SF — Mitch Ramacher 1 run (Henjum kick)
Wrenshall 41, Northland 0
Wrenshall senior running back Hunter Pauly ran for 183 yards on 10 carries, scoring four touchdowns from 35, 13, 55 and 12 yards out.
Dakota Spry rushed for 107 yards on 11 carries for Wrenshall, which hosts Lake of the Woods next week in its home opener.
Justin O’Conner scored on a 30-yard run and on a 9-yard pass from Luke Vine in the first quarter. Vine was 3-of-14 passing for 41 yards. O’Conner gained 63 yards on five carries.
W— Justin O-Conner 30 run (O’Conner kick)
W— O’Conner 9 pass from Luke Vine (conversion failed)
W—Hunter Pauly 35 run (conversion failed)
W—Pauly 13 run (Luke Vine kick)
W—Pauly 55 run (Vine kick)
W—Pauly 12 run (Vine kick)
East’s Long defends title
Duluth East’s Keaton Long defended his title at the Viking Challenge at Pincushion Trails in Grand Marais, clocking 17 minutes and 30 seconds for the 5-kilometer run.
East claimed the boys title, while the Greyhounds dominated the girls race as well. Phoebe Koski was timed in 15:21 to win the 4-kilometer race.
Hermantown 4, Proctor 0
Dan Hedstrom’s two goals sparked the Hawks to the Lake Superior Conference win at Proctor.
CEC 7, Mesabi East Area 0
Nolan Ripp’s two goals led Cloquet-Esko-Carlton to the nonconference win at Biwabik.
Hermantown 2, Proctor 0
Callie Hoff and Lyla Abukhodair scored goals and Delaney Vavra made six saves to earn a shutout in the Hawks’ LSC road win.