Stratford’s football team remained undefeated and unscored upon with a 35-0 win over Northwestern in a Wisconsin Division 5 quarterfinal game Friday at Gordon L. Nelson Field in Maple.

Stratford (12-0), which had allowed fewer than 150 yards all season, held the Tigers to just 97 yards, including 33 rushing.

On offense, the visiting Tigers methodically piled up 389 yards, including 315 rushing on 53 carries.

Beau Gross scored four of Stratford’s five touchdowns, rushing for three and catching a 21-yard pass from Max Schwabe.

Devin Dennee put the game into running time with a 1-yard TD run 1:16 into the fourth quarter.

Stratford will play Amherst (12-0) in the semifinals next Friday. Amherst advanced with a 24-19 win over Chilton.

Northwestern’s season ends with an 11-1 record for the second straight year.

Stratford 6-7-15-7—35

Northwestern 0-0-0-0—0

S — Beau Gross 3 run (run failed)

S — Gross 19 run (Leonardo Franzese kick)

S — Gross 8 run (Franzese kick)

S — Gross 21 pass from Max Schwabe (Vaughn Breit pass from Schwabe)

S — Devin Dennee 1 run (Franzese kick)


Greenway 3, Mounds Park Academy 1

Junior Claire Vekich pounded 28 kills and Lexi Hammer totaled 50 set assists to lead the Raiders past Mounds Park Academy 25-20, 20-25, 25-10, 25-22 in a Class A consolation semifinal at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Greenway (27-5) hit .257 as a team compared to .091 for Mounds Park (25-6).

The Raiders will play Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (24-9) for fifth place at 9 a.m. today.


Duluth 3, Hopkins/SLP 2

Emma Fellman scored 4:44 into overtime to give the Northern Stars a come-from-behind season-opening win at the Essentia Duluth Heritage Center.

Duluth goaltender Sarah Spencer made 37 saves, not allowing any goals after the 5:22 point of the first period.