Roundup of Friday's other games

Quinton Witherspoon ran for 142 yards on eight carries and scored two touchdowns to lead Duluth Central to a 25-0 victory over Virginia in a nonconference high school football game Friday night at Public Schools Stadium.

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Quinton Witherspoon ran for 142 yards on eight carries and scored two touchdowns to lead Duluth Central to a 25-0 victory over Virginia in a nonconference high school football game Friday night at Public Schools Stadium.

Witherspoon's 62- and 60-yard scoring runs keyed the offensive production for Central (3-1) while quarterback Harden Henry ran 10 times for 70 yards, including a touchdown, and completed one pass for a 13-yard touchdown to Witherspoon.

The Trojans' first-string defense held the Blue Devils (1-3) to one first down while Marcel Rivers had one interception and one blocked punt.

Virginia 0-0-0-0--0

Duluth Central 0-19-6-0--25


DC -- Harden Henry 1 run (Jake Snyder kick)

DC -- Quinton Witherspoon 62 run (kick failed)

DC -- Witherspoon 13 pass from Henry (kick failed)

DC -- Witherspoon 60 run (run failed)

detroit lakes 40,

Duluth denfeld 8

Chris Gilson threw a pair of touchdown strikes to Adam Thielen as the Lakers cruised to the North Country Conference win at PSS.

Gilson, who was 7-for-14 for 130 yards, found Thielen for an 18-yard TD pass in the second quarter and sealed the victory with a 63-yard heave down the sideline for a 34-0 lead in the third quarter. Thielen made four receptions for 93 yards for Detroit Lakes (4-0, 3-0).


Denfeld (0-4, 0-2) snapped a two-game scoreless streak when Brendan Lawler pounced on a fumble in the end zone in the fourth quarter.

Detroit Lakes 7-7-20-6--46

Duluth Denfeld 0-0-0-8--8

DL -- Mike Brodsho 9 run (Ben Magnuson kick)

DL -- Adam Thielen 18 pass from Chris Gilson (Magnuson kick)

DL -- Gilson 2 run (Magnuson kick)

DL -- Josh Herzog 37 interception return (kick failed)

DL -- Thielen 63 pass from Gilson (Magnuson kick)


DD -- Brendan Lawler fumble recovery in end zone (Anthony Leone pass from Adam Scofield)

DL -- Josh Tweeton 2 run (kick failed)

duluth east 40,

Hibbing 13

Quarterback Matt Kilpo rushed for 224 yards and two touchdowns and added a TD throw as the Greyhounds won the North Country Conference game at Hibbing.

Conner Kolodge added 115 yards rushing and two touchdowns as East (1-3, 1-1) won its first game of the season.

Duluth East 7-21-6-6--40

Hibbing 0-7-0-6--13

DE -- Conner Kolodge 5 run (Mike Castle kick)

DE -- Matt Kilpo 1 run (Castle kick)

DE -- Myles Gorham 11 pass from Kilpo (Castle kick)

H -- Ryan Olds 17 run (kick good)

DE -- Kilpo 5 run (Castle kick)

DE -- Kolodge 45 run (kick failed)

H -- Olds 6 run (pass failed)

DE -- Travis Larson 57 fumble recovery (kick failed)

proctor 28,

Eveleth-Gilbert 8

Caleb Maki rushed for three touchdowns and kicked four extra points as the fourth-ranked Rails stayed undefeated with the Sea-Range Conference win at Eveleth.

Maki scored on runs of 20, 7 and 25 yards as Proctor (4-0, 3-0) stayed in first place in the conference.

Proctor 7-7-14-0--28

Eveleth-Gilbert 0-0-0-8--8

P -- Kevin Schubert 25 run (Caleb Maki kick)

P -- Maki 20 run (Maki kick)

P -- Maki 7 run (Maki kick)

P -- Maki 25 run (Maki kick)

EG -- Kyle Klobuchar 70 run (Bray Salo pass from Alex Porkkonen)

Hermantown 24,

Cloquet 17

The visiting Hawks outscored the Lumberjacks 21-0 in the second half to win the Sea-Range game.

Branden Perrault scored twice in the fourth quarter to prevent the upset by the Lumberjacks (2-2, 1-1). Hermantown improved to 3-1 and 2-1.

Simon Thill had two rushing touchdowns for Cloquet.

Hermantown 0-3-7-14--24

Cloquet 9-8-0-0--17

C -- Simon Thill 5 run (Anthony Wood kick)

C -- Safety

H -- Matt Engelmeier 39 field goal

C -- Thill 10 run (Adam Boleman pass from Ryan Lindstrom)

H -- Mike Carlson 2 run (Engelmeier kick)

H -- Branden Perrault 6 run (Engelmeier kick)

H -- Perrault 5 run (Engelmeier kick)

Superior 47,

Eau Claire Memorial 28

Cole Lundgren led the Spartans with 213 yards rushing and two touchdowns in a Big Rivers victory over the Old Abes (1-4, 1-2) in Eau Claire.

Quarterback Joe Reichert ran for 101 yards on 11 carries and scored twice while tailback Matt Johnson rushed for 63 yards and added two more touchdowns as Superior (4-1, 2-1) rolled to a 35-7 halftime lead.

Superior 21-14-0-12--47

Eau Claire Memorial 0-7-7-14--28

S -- Cole Lundgren 29 run (Chris Blake kick)

S -- Blake 29 run (Blake run)

S -- Lundgren 1 run (failed)

EC -- Nate Verbracken 39 pass from Andrew Kasmarek (Jefferson Dahl kick)

S -- Matt Johnson 10 run (Blake kick)

S -- Joe Reichert 22 run (Blake kick)

EC -- Verbracken 33 pass from Kasmarek (Dahl kick)

S -- Reichert 29 run (failed)

EC -- Chad Larsen 17 run (Dahl kick)

EC -- Verbracken 25 pass from Kasmarek (Dahl kick)

S -- M. Johnson 3 run (failed)

cromwell 38,

Wrenshall 22

Cody Hendrickson led the Cardinals with 155 yards rushing on 14 carries and threw for 56 yards as the second-ranked Cardinals won the Great Northern Conference game at Wrenshall.

Brendon Menze rushed for 263 yards on 25 carries and three touchdowns for the Wrens (2-2, 1-1).

Cromwell 14-8-8-8--38

Wrenshall 6-0-8-8--22

W -- Brendon Menze 9 run (run failed)

C -- Adam Smith 41 run (Tyler Burggraff pass from Cody Hendrickson)

C -- Jordan Smith 17 pass from Hendrickson (kick failed)

C -- Hendrickson 68 run (Hendrickson run)

C -- A. Smith 3 run (Hendrickson run)

W -- Menze 42 run (Ethan Johnson run)

C -- A. Smith 4 pass from Hendrickson (J. Smith pass from Hendrickson)

W -- Menze 5 run (John Bartczak pass from John Moder)

East Central 14,

Carlton 6

David Baxter ran for 151 yards on 27 carries to lead the Eagles (3-1) past the Bulldogs in a Great Polar Red game at Sandstone.

Carlton 0-0-6-0--6

East Central 0-7-0-7--14

EC -- Luke Payne 6 run (James Best kick)

C -- Jake Rychlak 70 pass from Josh Ermatinger (pass failed)

EC -- Baxter 4 run (Best kick)

Cook County 52,

Mesabi East 8

Tait Sande scored six of the Vikings' seven touchdowns and rushed for 218 yards on 17 carries as the seventh-ranked Vikings rolled to the Great Polar Red win at Aurora.

Sande also returned a kickoff 81 yards for a score for Cook County (4-0, 4-0).

Marcus Miranda had 77 yards rushing for the Giants (0-4).

Cook County 16-22-14-0--52

Mesabi East 0-0-0-8--8

CC -- Tait Sande 15 run (Miles Drake run)

CC -- Sande 6 run (Cody Everson run)

CC -- Drake 20 run (Sande run)

CC -- Sande 61 run (Everson run)

CC -- Sande 48 run (pass failed)

CC -- Sande 81 kickoff return (Sande run)

CC -- Sande 5 run (run failed)

ME -- Marcus Miranda 2 run (Devin Jarvi pass from Travis Whiting )

Cherry 40, AlBrook 12

Jay Asuma rushed for 134 yards on 11 carries to lift the Tigers (3-1, 2-1) to the St. Louis County Conference win at Saginaw.

AlBrook quarterback Cody Anderson completed 30 of 46 passes for 226 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.

Cherry 14-7-7-12--40

AlBrook 0-6-0-6--12

C -- Jay Asuma 24 run (run failed)

C -- Asuma 39 run (Asuma pass from Eddie Skaudis)

C -- Allyn Runde 45 run (Jan Halbman kick)

A -- Brock Wilton 11 pass from Cody Anderson (kick failed)

C -- Skaudis 56 run (Halbman kick)

C -- Skaudis 4 run (kick failed)

C -- Asuma 26 run (kick failed)

A -- Erik Napier 11 pass from Anderson (time over)

Thief River Falls 35,

Grand Rapids 7

Aaron Langan and Tyson Sorvig scored two rushing touchdowns apiece as the Prowlers eased to the North Country Conference win at Grand Rapids.

Thomas Loe returned a kickoff 90 yards for another touchdown for Thief River Falls (4-0, 3-0). Alvin Williams scored the Thunderhawks' lone touchdown, connecting on a 38-yard pass from Adam Geisler.

Thief River Falls 7-21-7-0--35

Grand Rapids 0-0-0-7--7

TRF -- Aaron Langan 10 run (Thomas Loe kick)

TRF -- Langan 13 run (Loe kick)

TRF -- Tyson Sorvig 2 run (Loe kick)

TRF -- Sorvig 5 run (Loe kick)

TRF -- Loe 90 kick return (Loe kick)

GR -- Alvin Williams 38 pass from Adam Geisler (Spencer Meyer kick)

Mountain Iron-Buhl 41,

Cotton 0

The Rangers scored all their points in the first half, including two touchdowns apiece by Andy Nikolanci and Rick Stevens, while the defense kept the Cardinals off the scoreboard in the St. Louis County Conference game at Mountain Iron.

Stevens also threw two touchdown passes for MIB (3-1, 3-0).

Cotton 0-0-0-0--0

Mountain Iron-Buhl 20-21-0-0--41

MIB -- Rick Stevens 76 run (pass failed)

MIB -- Sean Orcher 39 run (Jerry Kaivola run)

MIB -- Stevens 25 run (kick failed)

MIB -- Andy Nikolanci 19 pass from Stevens (Kaivola run)

MIB -- Nikolanci 12 pass from Stevens (kick failed)

MIB -- Stevens 15 run (Joe Ringler kick)

Deer River 20,

Two Harbors 6

Rielly Lund connected with Tyler Kane for an 80-yard scoring pass in the second quarter as the visiting Warriors routed the Agates in a Great Polar White matchup.

Sixth-ranked Deer River improved to 4-0 in its conference opener.

Deer River 8-6-0-6--20

Two Harbors 0-0-6-0--6

DR -- Kyle Wilson 10 pass from Rlelly Lund (Tyler Erzar pass from Lund)

DR -- Tyler Kane 80 pass from Lund (run failed)

TH -- Darren Thewis 4 run (kick failed)

DR -- Barrett Isaacs 55 run (run failed)

cook 30,

tower-soudan 13

The Little Gophers moved to 4-0 as Lee Kultala scored twice in Tower.

Cook 8-14-8-0--30

Tower-Soudan 0-7-6-0--13

C -- Isaac Bergstrom 3 run (Chris Twite pass from Bergstrom)

C -- Lee Kultala 7 run (run failed)

TS -- A.J. Berg 6 run (Tyler Cramer kick)

C -- Twite 6 pass from Bergstrom (Kultala run)

C -- Kultala 5 run (Twite pass from Forest Hutter)

TS -- Berg 5 run (pass failed)

Silver Bay 31,

Mesabi Academy 6

Zach Bulen ran for two touchdowns in the first half as the Mariners won the St. Louis County game at Buhl.

D'Angelo Coleman led Mesabi Academy with 120 yards on 14 carries, and Gregg Harris recorded 21 tackles and four sacks for the Bulldogs.

Silver Bay 16-7-0-8--31

Mesabi Academy 0-0-6-0--6

SB -- James Davey 2 run (Brett Hipple run)

SB -- Zach Bulen 3 run (Hipple run)

SB -- Bulen 1 run (Neill Kelley kick)

MA -- Lamar Parrish 80 kick return (kick failed)

SB -- Hipple 6 run (Davey pass from Bulen)

Bigfork 32,

Babbitt-Embarrass 24

Jake Nelson ran for three touchdowns as Bigfork won the St. Louis County game at Babbitt.

Eric Shere ran for 76 yards and a touchdown for Babbitt-Embarrass (1-3) and Brett Bjornrud had 98 yards receiving and a touchdown as the Knights' 21-point fourth-quarter rally fell short.

Bigfork 0-18-6-8--32

Babbitti-Embarrass 6-0-6-21--24

BE -- Mike Solberg 13 run (run failed)

B -- Dakota Klamm 40 run (run failed)

B -- Jake Nelson 3 run (run failed)

B -- Nelson 5 run (run failed)

B -- Nelson 3 run (run failed)

BE -- Brett Bjornrud 27 pass from Sam Swanson (run failed)

B -- Ben Hoyt 5 run (Hoyt run)

BE -- Eric Shere 3 run (run failed)

BE -- Luke Mattson 80 run (run failed)

Ogilvie 22, Chisholm 0

Brock Welch hit Jordon Mclalwain for a 70-yard touchdown pass and two two-point conversions as the Lions (4-0, 4-0) won the Great Polar Red Conference game at home.

The Bluestreaks (3-1, 3-1) lost for the first time.

Chisholm 0-0-0-0--0

Ogilvie 8-6-0-8--22

O--Jordon Mclalwain 70 pass from Brock Welch (Mclalwain pass from Welch)

O--Brady Konency fumble recovery in end zone (pass failed)

O--Jens Cornell 7 run (Mclalwain pass from Welch)



Curtis Richardson scored three touchdowns, including a clinching 80-yard punt return, as the Rails cruised to the Heart O'North victory at home.

Richardson ran for 104 yards on 15 carries.

Northwestern 0-0-7-0--7

Spooner 8-14-14-0--36

S -- Curtis Richardson 5 run (Mark Hanson pass from Richardson)

S -- Jake Olson 6 run (Brock Rizzo kick)

S -- Richardson 2 run (Rizzo kick)

S -- Luke Ackerson 5 pass from Max Anderson (Rizzo Kick)

N -- Zachary Vantil 45 pass from Nick Lahti (Vantil kick)

S -- Richardson 80 punt return (Rizzo kick)

Mcgregor 20,

floodwood 14

Luke Sorensen hit Christopher Pierce with a 35-yard touchdown pass to break a 14-14 tie as the Mercuries won the Great Northern game at Floodwood.

McGregor 0-6-14-0--20

Floodwood 6-0-8-0--14

F -- Josh Tahja 24 pass from Chance Hutchinson (run failed)

M -- Christopher Pierce 1 run (run failed)

F -- Hutchinson 2 run (Joe Durovec run)

M -- Luke Sorensen 10 run (Ethan Cummings pass from Sorensen)

M -- Pierce 35 pass from Sorensen (kick failed)

ashland 33,

International falls 8

Jack Crawford scored two touchdowns and the visiting Oredockers held the Broncos to one score in the Sea-Range game.

Ashland 6-13-7-7--33

International Falls 0-8-0-0--8

A -- David Kontny 43 run (kick failed)

A -- Dillon Nowicki 5 run (kick falied)

A -- Jack Crawford 60 run (Bob Stephenson kick)

IF -- Tyler Weir 1 run (Weir run)

A -- Crawford 1 run (Stephenson kick)

A -- Corey Stauner 42 interception return (Stephenson kick)

Littlefork-Big Falls 58,

Orr 6

Littlefork-Big Falls 16-22-8-12--58

Orr 6-0-0-0--6

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