Greenway upsets Esko in Great Polar White game

Quarterback Nick Adams led Greenway to a 36-34 high school football upset over previously unbeaten Esko in a Great Polar White matchup in Esko on Friday night.

Quarterback Nick Adams led Greenway to a 36-34 high school football upset over previously unbeaten Esko in a Great Polar White matchup in Esko on Friday night.

The Raiders junior rushed for two touchdowns, threw for another and completed three two-point conversions as Greenway improved to 3-2 and 1-1.

Esko senior quarterback Jake Toman threw four touchdown passes and ran for another, giving him 14 scoring passes this season. The Eskomos fell to 4-1 and 2-1.

Greenway 6-8-8-14--36

Esko 7-0-14-13--34


E -- Cody Townsend 28 pass from Jake Toman (Jeff Lindemood kick)

G -- Carver Nelson 2 run (kick failed)

G -- Cord Semotink 5 pass from Matt Estey (Matt Estey pass from Nick Adams)

E -- Richard Jubie 73 pass from Toman (Lindemood kick)

E -- Toman 1 run (Lindemood kick)

G -- Adams 13 run (Garrett Orhn pass from Adams)

G -- Adams 1 run (Semotink pass from Adams)

E -- Townsend 3 pass from Toman (kick blocked)


G -- Estey 85 pass from Adams (pass failed)

E -- Townsend 39 pass from Toman (Lindemood kick)


Nate Zuk rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries and caught a 16-yard pass from Joey Bohaty for another score as the Rebels routed the Warriors (3-2, 1-1) in a Great Polar White game at Willow River.

Austin Jacobson had 112 yards on nine carries and Bohaty was 5-of-7 passing for 110 yards for unbeaten Moose Lake-Willow River (5-0, 3-0), which won its 19th consecutive regular-season game.

Deer River 0-0-0-15--15

Moose Lake-WR 14-7-14-7--42

MLWR -- Nate Zuk 36 run (Zuk kick)


MLWR -- Joey Bohaty 11 run (Zuk kick)

MLWR -- Dan Anderson 59 pass from Bohaty (Zuk kick)

MLWR -- Zuk 8 run (David Cisar kick)

MLWR -- Zuk 16 pass from Bohaty (Cisar kick)

MLWR -- Zuk 26 run (Cisar kick)

DR -- Kenny Benham 1 run (Benham kick)

DR -- Kyle Wilson 13 pass from Tyler Erzar (Ben Grossell pass from Erzar)

Superior 35,eau Claire Memorial 7


The Spartans (3-2, 2-1) used a 22-point second quarter to run away from the Old Abes (0-5, 0-3) in their Big Rivers Conference matchup at Ole Haugsrud Field.

Eau Claire Memorial 0-0-0-7--7

Superior 0-22-13-0--35

S -- Chris Blake 2 run (Blake run)

S -- Blake 55 run (Blake run)

S -- Marzett Turner 9 run (conversion failed)

S -- Joe Reichert 43 run (conversion failed)

S -- Dan Quade 10 run (John LeDoux kick)


EC -- Sam Fisher 6 run (Keegan Meier kick)


The Lumberjacks scored with 40 seconds remaining but failed to complete a pass on the two-point conversion as the host Oredockers held on for victory to earn a share of first place in the Sea-Range Conference with Cloquet (3-2, 3-1).

Chris Westerlund, who rushed for 156 yards on 19 carries, scored the game-winning touchdown for Ashland (3-2, 3-1) early in the fourth quarter.

Cloquet 0-7-7-6--20

Ashland 14-0-0-7--21

A -- Chris Westerlund 35 run (Cody Anderson kick)

A -- Reggie Habas 11 run (Anderson kick)


C -- RaRa Jones 10 pass Tyler Tollerud (Thomas Rogers kick)

C -- Simon Thill 69 run (Rogers kick)

A -- Tyler Jankowski 1 run (Anderson kick)

C -- Corbin Morse 12 pass from Tollerud (pass failed)


Miles Drake rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns (1 and 65 yards) on 15 carries as the Vikings (5-0, 5-0) topped the Eagles (4-1, 4-1) in a battle of unbeaten Great Polar Red teams at Sandstone.

Cook County 7-6-0-15--28

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

CC -- Kipp Sande 23 run (Alex Senty kick)

CC -- Miles Drake 1 run (kick failed)

EC -- Logan McAllister 9 run (James Best kick)

CC -- Drake 65 run (Senty kick)

EC -- Tyler Laursen 85 kick return (Best kick)

CC -- Cory Everson run (Senty kick)

Grand Rapids 28,Roseau 12

Junior running back Shane Powers had 256 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns to lead the Thunderhawks to the nonconference victory in a game that was delayed more than 2 hours because of lightning.

Powers rushed eight times for 142 yards and caught three passes for 114 for Grand Rapids (2-3), which had 392 yards offense. Teammate Adam Geisler was 5-for-9 passing for 197 yards.

Roseau 6-6-0-0--12

Grand Rapids 0-6-13-9--28

R -- Gannon Kriel 90 kickoff return (kick blocked)

R -- Kevin Erickson 17 run (kick failed)

GR -- Shane Powers 67 pass from Adam Geisler (kick blocked)

GR -- Alex Kepler 1 run (Spencer Meyer kick)

GR -- Powers 90 run (kick failed)

GR -- Meyer 27 FG

GR -- Kepler 5 run (kick failed)


Eric Paine scored on touchdown runs of 1 and 10 yards as the visiting Bluestreaks scored 29 consecutive points in a Great Polar Red victory over the Bulldogs.

The game was called with 4 minutes, 51 seconds left in the fourth quarter because of rain and lightning, handing the Bluestreaks their fifth straight victory.

Chisholm 0-14-15-0--29

Carlton 0-0-0-7--7

CH -- Eric Paine 1 run (Taylor Skoglund kick)

CH -- Paine 10 run (Skoglund kick)

CH -- Tucker Lindberg 2 run (Spencer Peratalo run)

CH -- Aaron Forstrom 5 run (Skoglund kick)

CA -- Adam Schmitz 4 run (Jose Gomez kick)


Junior running back Marcus Miranda rushed 17 times for 205 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Giants (1-4, 1-4) to the Great Polar Red victory in Onamia.

Teammate Alex Lowe added 20 carries for 180 yards.

Mesabi East 20-0-13-0--33

Onamia 0-0-0-0--0

ME -- Marcus Miranda 15 run (Alex Lowe kick)

ME -- Miranda 38 run (kick failed)

ME -- Miranda 20 run (Lowe kick)

ME -- Miranda 35 run (Lowe kick)

ME -- Matt Holmstrom 18 pass from Travis Whiting (run failed)


Robert Astleford scored on a 5-yard run and threw for a 2-point conversion in the host Braves' St. Louis County Conference victory over the Golden Eagles.

Tower-Soudan 6-0-0-6--12

Orr 0-8-6-6--20

TS -- Adam Berg 3 run (run failed)

O -- Dylan Mankus 2 run (Jeremy Wright pass from Robert Astleford)

O -- Astleford 5 run (kick blocked)

O -- Jim Holman 5 run (pass failed)

TS -- Berg 2 run (run failed)


The Mercuries scored two late touchdowns to avoid the Great Northern East upset at Wrenshall.

McGregor running back Christopher Pierce rushed for 149 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown run to start the rally with about 7 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.

Alex Carlstrom added an insurance TD on a 61-yard run for McGregor (5-0, 2-0), the News Tribune's top-ranked Nine-Man team and theseventh-ranked team in the state.

McGregor 0-0-0-14--14

Wrenshall 6-0-0-0--6

W -- Jordan Berglund 8 run (kick failed)

M -- Christopher Pierce 30 run (Preston Hurd kick)

M -- Alex Carlstrom 61 run (Hurd kick)

Albrook 46,Mesabi Academy 0

Senior running back Damondtaye Gaines touched the football only five times, but scored four touchdowns and amassed 130 total yards for the Falcons (5-0, 4-0) in the St. Louis County South game at Saginaw.

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

AlBrook 27-13-6-0--46

A -- Kolten Karppinen 6 pass from Cody Anderson (kick failed)

A -- Damondtaye Gaines 9 run (Anderson kick)

A -- Gaines 16 run (Anderson kick)

A -- Gaines 55 run (Anderson kick)

A -- Gaines 24 pass from Anderson (pass failed)

A -- John Kochevar 5 pass from Anderson (Anderson kick)

A -- Justin Lempianinen fumble recovery in end zone (run failed)

Floodwood 34, Nevis 14

Sophomore quarterback Zach Heggedahl rushed for 169 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Polar Bears to the nonconference win at Nevis.

Floodwood 6-8-14-6--34

Nevis 7-7-0-0--14

N -- pass (kick good)

F -- Zach Heggedahl 1 run (run failed)

N -- pass (kick good)

F -- Amos Blanton 13 run (Heggedahl run)

F -- Heggedahl 55 run (run failed)

F -- Heggedahl 4 run (blanton run)

F -- Aaron Larva 8 run (run failed)

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