Prep football: Grand Rapids rolls past Duluth Central 21-2

Junior quarterback Austin Pohlen threw two touchdown passes and the Grand Rapids defense kept the opposing offense off the scoreboard for the third time in four games in a 21-2 high school football victory over Duluth Central on Friday night at G...

Junior quarterback Austin Pohlen threw two touchdown passes and the Grand Rapids defense kept the opposing offense off the scoreboard for the third time in four games in a 21-2 high school football victory over Duluth Central on Friday night at Grand Rapids.

Pohlen completed 16 of 29 passes for 239 yards. Senior receiver Jacob Sutherland had four catches for 68 yards and both scoring receptions for the Thunderhawks (3-1).

Running back Nate Beaulieu was held to

46 yards on 22 carries for Central (2-2).

Duluth Central 0-2-0-0--2


Grand Rapids 0-6-0-15--21

GR -- Jacob Sutherland 19 from Austin Pohlen (kick failed)

DC -- Safety, Jordan Verry tackled Pohlen in end zone

GR -- Matt Dorholt 2 run (Patrick Flahtery pass from Pohlen)

GR -- Sutherland 24 pass from Pohlen (Max Erickson kick)

Minnetonka 47, Duluth East 0

The eighth-ranked Skippers gave the Greyhounds a dose of what life is like in Minnesota's largest class with a one-sided victory at Public Schools Stadium.

James Farrow scored twice in the first quarter, including on an elusive


55-yard punt return.

East (0-4), which has played all four of its games at home, was blanked for the second time in its first season classified in Class AAAAA.

Minnetonka 19-14-7-7--47

Duluth East 0-0-0-0--0

M -- James Farrow 47 run (Taylor Dawson kick)

M -- Gabe Boyce 41 pass from Scott Benedict (kick failed)

M -- Farrow 55 punt return (kick failed)

M -- Parker Weinstock 3 run (Dawson kick)


M -- Malcolm Moore 9 pass from Benedict (Dawson kick)

M -- Ashkuan Whitlock 5 run (Dawson kick)

M -- KeAndre Singleton 1 run (Justin Bader kick)

Proctor 45, Hibbing 7

The host Rails churned out 369 rushing yards, most coming from the tandem of Josh Lindberg and Tyler Haedrich in the Sea-Range victory.

Haedrich ran three times for 142 yards and two touchdowns, while Lindberg rushed nine times for 138 yards and three scores. Hibbing's Jake Pullar carried 24 times for 71 yards. The Rails (3-1) intercepted three passes and recovered two fumbles.

Hibbing 0-0-0-7--7

Proctor 9-30-6-0--45


P -- Josh Lindberg 45 run (kick failed)

P -- Tyler Schubert 27 FG

P -- Tyler Haedrich 92 run (kick failed)

P -- Haedrich 22 run (pass failed)

P -- Lindberg 28 run (kick failed)

P -- Pat Everson 16 run (kick failed)

P -- Lindberg 1 run (kick failed)

P -- Kaz Anderson 55 interception return (kick failed)


H -- Chase Thorton 20 pass from Chris Hanson (Ezra Coughlin kick)

Menomonie 52, Superior 14

Aaron White scored two touchdowns as the Indians won at home to remain unbeaten in the Big Rivers Conference.

Menomonie (5-0, 3-0) led 27-0 at the half. Zach Erickson ran in a touchdown and caught a Rob Dembroski

8-yard pass for Superior (0-5, 0-3).

Superior 0-0-6-8--14

Menomonie 14-13-13-12--52

M -- Aaron White 3 run (Nick Didier kick)


M -- Drew Otto 6 run (Nick Didier kick)

M -- Nikko Stokke 11 run (Nick Didier kick)

M -- Aaron White 4 run (kick failed)

M -- Drew Otto 20 run (kick failed)

S -- Zach Erickson 7 run (kick failed)

M -- Brandt Tharp 2 run (Nick Didier kick)

M -- James Heinler 9 run (kick failed)

S -- Zach Erickson 8 pass from Rob Dembroski (Jack Bergum run)

M -- Sam Kolden 66 pass from James Nelson (kick failed)

Cloquet 27, International Falls 14

Stefan Pease rushed

22 times for 107 yards and two touchdowns in a home Sea-Range Conference win.

International Falls 8-6-0-0--14

Cloquet 7-0-13-7--27

C -- Trent Moe 20 interception return (Moe kick)

IF -- Beau Herzig 14 punt return

IF -- Alex Bruess 18 pass from Gunnar Anderson

C -- Stefan Pease 1 run (Moe kick)

C -- Pease 5 run

C -- Kaleb Kadelbach 9 pass from Joey Singpeil (Moe kick)

Esko 27, Duluth Marshall 6

Junior quarterback Max Reinertsen was 13-for-19 passing for 152 yards and three touchdowns to lead the host Eskomos to the Great Polar White victory. Reinertsen also rushed 14 times for 94 yards for Esko (3-1,


Ike Serre ran 13 times for 81 yards for Marshall (1-3,


Duluth Marshall 0-6-0-0--6

Esko 7-7-7-6--27

E -- Max Reinertsen 4 run (Jake Stainbrook kick)

DM -- David Grannis 1 run (kick failed)

E -- Dain Brademan 12 pass from Reinertsen (Stainbrook kick)

E -- Ryan Guthrie 14 pass from Reinertsen (Stainbrook kick)

E -- Mark Savage 30 pass from Reinertsen (kick failed)

Deer River 19, Two Harbors 7

Junior halfback Damon Benham had 28 carries for 145 yards and a touchdown as the Warriors won a Polar League White home game. Fullback Lucas Benson had 10 carries for 44 yards and a score.

Deer River is 3-1 and Two Harbors 2-2.

Two Harbors 0-7-0-0--7

Deer River 6-7-0-6--19

DR -- Easton Marleau 39 pass from Jack Carter (run failed)

TH -- Brandon Lambe 1 run (Jon McDannold kick)

DR -- Damon Benham 1 run (Lucas Benson kick)

DR -- Benson 10 run (kick failed)

Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 28,

Eveleth-Gilbert 6

Senior running back Carver Nelson scored three touchdowns (50, 50 and

10 yards) as the Titans won the Sea-Range road game.

Greenway/NK 0-8-6-14--28

Eveleth-Gilbert 0-0-0-6--6

G -- Carver Nelson 10 run (Jordan Peratalo run)

G -- Nelson 50 run (run failed)

G -- Billy Gould 5 pass from Peratalo (Peratalo run)

E -- James Greiner 15 pass from Matt Roberts (pass failed)

G -- Nelson 50 run (kick failed)

Cook County 39, Ely 20

Junior halfback Dylan Quaife continued to roll up yardage, carrying 17 times for 260 yards and four touchdowns, including scoring runs of 50, 66 and 30 yards in the Polar League Red victory in Grand Marais.

Cook County (2-2) rallied after trailing 14-12 in the second quarter. Pat Heiman had three touchdowns for Ely (1-3).

Ely 0-14-6-0--20

Cook County 6-26-0-7--39

CC -- Peter Warren 4 run (kick failed)

CC -- Dylan Quaife 50 run (kick failed)

Ely -- Pat Heiman 80 kickoff return (Heiman run)

Ely -- Heiman 5 run (pass failed)

CC -- Quaife 66 run (run failed)

CC -- Warren 1 run (run failed)

CC -- Quaife 30 run (Quaife run)

Ely -- Heiman 10 run (pass failed)

CC -- Quaife 1 run (Kale Boomer kick)

Chisholm 46, Mesabi East 16

Ryan Ferrell made the most of his five carries -- the Bluestreaks senior running back scored three touchdowns of 49, 46 and 15 yards and amassed 137 yards as Chisholm scored 46 points before the Giants got on the scoreboard in the Great Polar Red game at Aurora.

Tyler Holmstrom led Mesabi East in rushing with 101 yards on 14 carries.

Chisholm 18-15-13-0--46

Mesabi East 0-0-0-16--16

CH -- Beau Buncich 12 run (kick failed)

CH -- Buncich 7 run (kick failed)

CH -- Tyler Simonson 7 run (run failed)

CH -- Ryan Ferrell 49 run (Simonson from Adam Vake)

CH -- Ferrell 15 run (Sioka Latu kick)

CH -- Ferrell 46 run (Anthony Marturano kick)

CH -- Jeremy Argir 18 run (kick failed)

ME -- Nick Marcella 4 run (Richard Craven run)

ME -- Marcella 16 run (Mike Peterson run)

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