Saturday, December 4, 2021
Anthony Moe-Tucker moves the ball behind the block of Reese Tripp.#7 Senior James Durst

KoMets, Bears win big; losses for Hayfield, Triton

Kasson-Mantorville captured its biggest victory of the year, overwhelming Red Wing, 54-14, on Friday, October 15. The K-M boys stepped-up early and often, cashing in for 4 TDs in the first five minutes.

That first-stanza 28-0 lead, became a 41-7 KoMets advantage at the half. Exploding for 499 yards of total offense, Kasson-Mantorville registered 447 of those yards on the ground. Seven KoMets players reached double figures in rushing yards, led by Broc Barwald and Matt Donovan, both of whom ran for 116 yards. Barwald scored twice and Donovan once.

Anthony Moe-Tucker had a big game, too, for K-M, with 62 yards on just 3 carries — all of which went for TDs. Emmett Ricke added three carries for 57 yards and a score. (Red Wing: 0-7-7- 0—14; Kasson-Mantorville: 28-13-13-0—54)

BEARS OVERWHELM ALBERT LEA

Byron jumped all over Albert Lea on Friday, October 15, as they ran away with a 55-6 victory on the gridiron. The Bears notched their second straight win and moved to 2-5 on the season. It was a scoring spectacular by the Bears, slating a 21-0 first quarter tally.

But that was just the start, as they added 5 more TDs in circa eight minutes; and owned a 55-0 advantage at the hiatus.

Jake Thompson led Byron’s offensive attack, rushing 8 times for 99 yards and 3 TDs. Adam Glynn piled-up 83 yards with 2 touchdowns, on eight attempts. Quarterback Kale Robinson accounted for a pair of rushing TDs, on six carries for 45 yards. Robinson was good for 3 completions on 5 passes and 67 yards. Teammate James Durst was his 20-yard touchdown target in the second quarter.

HAYFIELD OVERPOWERED BY TROJANS

Hayfield’s Vikings ended-up on the wrong side of a rout last Friday night, October 15.

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