Cloquet’s Damian Diver racked up 119 yards on three carries — all three touchdown runs — to lead the Lumberjacks to a 76-22 home win over Hibbing Friday, Oct. 16.
As dominant as the Cloquet run game was, the defense was even better in the first half. The Lumberjacks built a 54-0 lead, which included two interception returns for touchdowns, before allowing the Bluejackets a first down late in the first half.
Cloquet intercepted Hibbing quarterback Bryson Larabee seven times in the game.
Larabee threw a 50 yard touchdown pass Hayden Verhel in the third quarter and Josh Kivela ran a kickoff back 83 yards for a score late in the game for Hibbing.
C — Deekin Fjeld 15 interception return (Marshall Hayes run)
C — Damian Diver 17 run (run failed)
C — Reese Sheldon 55 pass from Alec Turnbull (Hayes run)
C — Will Turnbull 16 interception return (Sheldon run)
C — Diver 32 run (Fjeld run)
C — Hayes 18 run (Hayes run)
C — Diver 70 run (Hayes run)
C — Sean Sarkela 8 run (run failed)
H — Josh Kivela 12 run (Bryson Larabee run)
C — Alex Petersen 51 run (Leith Lockling run)
H — Hayden Verhel 50 pass from Larabee (run failed)
C — Lockling 49 run (Sarkela run)
H — Kivela 83 kick return (Kivela run)
Grand Rapids 41, Hermantown 0
Quarterback Trent Johnson ran for two scores and threw for another to lead Grand Rapids to a 41-0 home Northeast Red home victory over Hermantown on Friday night in high school football.
Teammate Dane Kennedy had an 85-yard interception return for a touchdown for Grand Rapids (2-0). The Hawks (1-1) found the yards hard to come by just a week after scoring 36 points against Duluth Denfeld.
Senior John Bonner helped cement it for the Thunderhawks with a pair of third-quarter touchdown runs.
Grand Rapids 14-13-14-0—41
GR — Michael Ritter 40 pass from Trent Johnson (Nic Langlois kick)
GR — Johnson 1 run (Langlois kick)
GR — Johnson 1 run (kick failed)
GR — Dane Kennedy 85 interception return (Langlois kick)
GR — John Bonner 6 run (Langlois kick)
GR — Bonner 2 run pass from Johnson (Langlois kick)
Carlton-Wrenshall 69, Isle 20
Kyle Sitter rushed for 158 yards and three touchdowns to lead the host Raptors to the District 9 White victory.
Ryder Wrazidlo added 125 rushing yards and two touchdowns for Carlton-Wrenshall (1-1), and teammate Sam Ojibway was 6-for-8 passing for 155 yards and three TDs.
Isle (0-2) had no answer for the Raptors’ rushing game, which amassed 395 rushing yards.
CW — Kyle Sitter 7 run (Kristian Herman kick)
CW — Ryder Wrazidlo 70 pass from Sam Ojibway (Herman kick)
CW — Sitter 27 run (Herman kick)
CW — Mason Perry 27 pass from Ojibway (Herman kick)
CW — Sitter 40 pass from Ojibway (Herman kick)
CW — Dan Eggert 7 run (Herman kick)
I — Dan Miller 42 pass from Teagan Haggberg (conversion failed)
I — Derek Smith 60 pass from Haggberg (Haggberg run)
CW — Wrazidlo 33 run (Herman kick)
CW — Wes Ward 4 run (kick failed)
I — Haggberg 5 run (conversion failed)
CW — Peyton Johnson 5 run (Herman kick)
CW — Wes Ward 28 run (Herman kick)