Spartans fall in final seconds to D.C. Everest

Kyle Borrell's second touchdown of the game, a 7-yard scoring run in the final two minutes, gave fifth-ranked D.C. Everest a 16-14 high school football victory over Superior on Friday night at Ole Haugsrud Field.

Kyle Borrell's second touchdown of the game, a 7-yard scoring run in the final two minutes, gave fifth-ranked D.C. Everest a 16-14 high school football victory over Superior on Friday night at Ole Haugsrud Field.

Joe Reichert led the Spartans with 190 yards passing, including a 74-yard bomb to Zach Colvin for a score.

Superior (1-1) hosts Rice Lake (1-1) in a Big Rivers Conference game at 7 p.m. Friday.

D.C. Everest 10-0-0-6--16

Superior 0-0-7-7--14


DC -- Nicholis LaPorte 35 field goal

DC -- Kyle Borrell 4 run (LaPorte kick)

S -- Zach Colvin 74 pass from Joe Reichert (Chris Blake kick)

S -- Joe Reichert 45 run (Blake kick)

DC -- Kyle Borrell 7 run (run failed)

Cook County 36,Barnum 0

Cody Everson ran 21 times for 145 yards and three touchdown as the Vikings blanked the Bombers at Grand Marais, the third consecutive time Cook County has shut out their Great Polar Alliance rival.

Quarterback Miles Drake rushed 11 times for 98 yards and a touchdown and threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to James Groth.


Barnum 0-0-0-0--0

Cook County 6-16-14-0--36

CC -- Miles Drake 11 run (kick failed)

CC -- Cody Everson 8 run (Brock Hommerding run)

CC -- James Groth 37 pass from Drake (Drake run)

CC -- Casey Everson 2 run (Hommerding run)

CC -- Everson 8 run (Everson run)

Cloquet 55, Hibbing 0


Six Lumberjacks ran for touchdowns -- Taylor Kolb and Simon Thill each had two -- as the host Lumberjacks spoiled the Bluejackets' Sea-Range Conference debut.

Thill had seven carries for 87 yards and two touchdowns as Cloquet produced 378 yards total offense to Hibbing's 17.

Hibbing joined the Sea-Range this fall after losing their last 18 games in the North Country Conference.

Hibbing 0-0-0-0--0

Cloquet 20-29-6-0--55

C -- Taylor Kolb 4 run (Thomas Rogers kick)

C -- Kolb 1 run (Rogers kick)

C -- Simon Thill 47 run (kick failed)


C -- Thill 14 run (Austin Johnson run)

C -- Nolan Dokken 20 run (Rogers kick)

C -- Dokken 30 run (Rogers kick)

C -- Paul Ryan 14 run (Rogers kick)

C -- Joey Fingpiel 5 run (kick failed)

Two Harbors 35,Hinckley-Finlayson 18

Ryan Guentzel scored four times, including a 90-yard kickoff return as the Agates improved to 2-0 with the Great Polar Alliance victory in Hinckley.

Scott Comrie added 137 yards rushing for Two Harbors.


Two Harbors 14-7-7-7-35

Hinckley-Finlayson 6-0-6-6--18

TH -- Ryan Guenztel 44 pass from Nate Cavallin (Tim Horgan kick)

TH -- Guentzel 29 run (Horgan kick)

HF -- 20 pass

TH -- Cavallin 1 run (Horgan kick)

HF -- 1 run

TH -- Guentzel 90 kickoff return (Horgan kick)


HF -- 5 run

TH -- Guentzel 30 run (Horgan kick)

Chisholm 28, Nash.-Keewatin 19

Tyler Simonson's 40-yard third-quarter touchdown run was the difference as the host Bluestreaks topped the Spartans in a Great Polar Alliance game.

Eric Curto caught three touchdown passes from Nashwauk-Keewatin quarterback Justin Peratalo.

Nashwauk-Keewatin 0-13-0-6--19

Chisholm 6-0-15-7--28

C -- Taylor Skoglund 30 pass from Eric Paine (kick failed)

N -- Eric Curto 18 pass from Justin Peratalo (Curto kick)

N -- Curto 22 pass from Peratalo (kick failed)

C -- Tucker Lindberg 10 run (Skoglund kick)

C -- Tyler Simonson 12 run (Lindberg run)

C -- Simonson 40 run (Skoglund kick)

N -- Curto 38 pass from Peratalo (kick failed)

Crosby-Ironton 26,Deer River 6

Derik Madthun threw three touchdowns to Mark Hoge in the Rangers' Great Polar Alliance win at Deer River.

Devon Pehrson caught a 74-yard pass from Tyler Erzar for Deer River's lone score.

Crosby-Ironton 6-6-8-6--26

Deer River 0-6-0-0--6

CI -- Mark Hoge 50 pass from Derik Madthun (kick failed)

CI -- Hoge 32 pass from Madthun (run failed)

DR -- Devon Pehrson 74 pass from Tyler Erzar (run failed)

CI -- Hoge 12 pass from Madthun (Matt Hudrlik run)

CI -- Nathan Hugrlik 32 run (kick failed)

East CEntral 42,Mesabi East 14

David Baxter ran 23 times for 192 yards and a touchdown as the Eagles topped the Giants in a Great Polar Alliance game in Sandstone.

Ben DelGreco added two receiving touchdowns from Logan McAllister.

Mesabi East 7-7-0-0--14

East Central 7-13-6-6--42

EC -- Ben DelGreco 4 pass from Logan McAllister (James Best kick)

ME -- Marcus Miranda 4 run (Alex Lowe kick)

EC -- DelGreco 5 pass from McAllister (Best kick)

ME -- Miranda 15 run (Lowe kick)

EC -- David Baxter 2 run (kick failed)

EC -- Nicholas Gudknecht 6 run (pass failed)

EC -- Ron Johnson 4 run (kick failed)

Wrenshall 40,Hill City 20

Jordan Berglund rushed for 208 yards on 20 carries and added 92 yards receiving to help the Wrens defeat the host Hornets.

Wrenshall 14-14-12-0--40

Hill City 8-0-6-6--20

W -- Jordan Berglund 35 run (Brennen O'Brien run)

W -- Berglund 50 pass from John Moder (run failed)

W -- O'Brien 30 run (Joey Holmes run)

W -- Berglund 10 run (run failed)

W -- Holmes 3 run (run failed)

W -- Moder 5 run (run failed)

Cromwell 53,Laporte 0

Jordan Suhonen had three rushing touchdowns, including a 60-yard scamper, to lead the Cardinals (1-1) to the easy home win.

Laporte 0-0-0-0--0

Cromwell 35-6-12-0--53

C -- Adam Smith 22 run (Shale Korpela run)

C -- A. Smith 59 run (Jordan Smith kick)

C -- Korpela 15 run (kick failed)

C -- Jordan Suhonen 22 run (J. Smith kick)

C -- Suhonen 6 run (J. Smith kick)

C -- John Schliauter 28 run (kick failed)

C -- Suhonen 60 run (kick failed)

C -- Tyler Envall 14 run (kick failed)

Tower-Soudan 40,Babbitt-Embarrass 22

Adam Berg scored three touchdowns as the Golden Eagles snapped a 15-game losing streak in a St. Louis County North division game at Babbitt.

Sam Swanson ran for 127 yards on 11 carries and scored a touchdown for the Knights (0-2).

Tower-Soudan 6-14-12-8--40

Babbitt-Embarrass 8-6-0-8--22

TS -- Adam Berg 26 run (run failed)

BE -- Sam Swanson 37 run (Kenny Bissonette pass from Scott Solberg)

TS -- Mark Grotberg 12 run (Tevin Dudley run)

BE -- Bissonette 53 pass from Solberg (run failed)

TS -- Berg 4 run (Dudley run)

TS -- Travis Benck 8 pass from Chris Suikonen (run failed)

TS -- Dudley 37 run (run failed)

TS -- Berg 8 pass from Suikonen (run failed)

BE -- Solberg 2 run (Swanson run)

AlBrook 35,Cotton 8

Cody Anderson returned an interception 46 yards for a touchdown and threw two scoring passes as the host Falcons won the St. Louis County South game.

Mike Anderson ran for two touchdowns and Damondtaye Gaines added a score for the Falcons.

AlBrook 7-7-21-0--35

Cotton 0-0-0-8--8

A -- Damondtaye Gaines 15 run (Cody Anderson kick)

A -- Mike Anderson 28 pass from C. Anderson (C. Anderson kick)

A -- Josh Johnson 12 run (C. Anderson kick)

A -- M. Anderson 20 pass from C. Anderson (C. Anderson kick)

A -- C. Anderson 46 interception (C. Anderson)

C -- Cory Saver 26 pass from Daniel Wood (Jesse Ferry run)

Mountain Iron-Buhl 64,Mesabi Academy 0

The host Rangers cruised to victory in a St. Louis County South as Rick Stevens gained 97 yards and scored two touchdowns.

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

Mountain Iron-Buhl 21-28-7-8--64

MIB -- Nick DaRonco 8 run (Steven Golobich kick)

MIB -- Jerry Kaivola 12 pass from Rick Stevens (kick failed)

MIB -- Stevens 17 run (Stevens run)

MIB -- Golobich 40 pass from Stevens (run failed)

MIB -- Kaivola 3 run (Ryan Buria run)

MIB -- Nick Pecha 40 run (kick failed)

MIB -- Stevens 54 run (Buria run)

MIB -- Jordan Deutsch 25 interception (Golobich kick)

MIB -- Buria 69 run (Brian Phielen run)

McGregor 26,Northland-Remer 24

Christopher Pierce ran for 136 yards and two touchdowns as the Mercuries held on to edge the Eagles at home.

McGregor sacked Northland quarterback Dyland Bader on a two-point conversion attempt that would have tied the game late in the fourth quarter.

Northland-Remer 0-12-6-6--24

McGregor 16-3-0-7--26

M -- Christopher Pierce 7 run (Chris Novotny pass from Zerek Marsyla)

M -- Ryan Napstad 12 pass from Maysyla (Pierce run)

NR -- Dylan Bader 1 run (pass failed)

M -- Preston Hurd 27 field goal

NR -- Dakota Kendall 80 kickoff return (pass failed)

NR -- Cody Robbins 1 run (run failed)

M -- Pierce 6 run (Hurd kick)

NR -- Kendall 7 run (pass failed)

Floodwood 36,Kelliher-Northome 0

Zach Heggedahl ran for three touchdowns as the Polar Bears won the Nine-Man game at home.

Alex Taray had three sacks for Floodwood.

Kelliher-Northome 0-0-0-0--0

Floodwood 12-0-24-0--36

F -- Zach Heggedahl 4 run (run failed)

F -- Amos Blanton 20 run (run failed)

F -- Heggedahl 50 run (Neil Vance pass from Heggedahl)

F -- Blanton 9 run (Freddy Jackson run)

F -- Heggedahl 51 run (Aaron Larva run)

Northwestern 40,Amery 9

Ryan Miesbauer ran for five touchdowns as Northwestern cruised to victory in its first game on the artificial turf at Gordon L. Nelson Complex.

Amery 3-0-0-6--9

Northwestern 8-16-8-8--40

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