Prep football roundup: Esko QB runs for 261 yards, 3 TDs on just 5 carriesSenior quarterback Max Reinertsen rushed for 261 yards on just five carries and scored three times to lead Esko to a 43-13 victory over Two Harbors in a Great Polar White high school football victory Friday night at Esko.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
Senior quarterback Max Reinertsen rushed for 261 yards on just five carries and scored three times to lead Esko to a 43-13 victory over Two Harbors in a Great Polar White high school football victory Friday night at Esko.
Reinertsen scored from 76 and 82 yards in the first quarter and added a 65-yard scoring run before halftime. He added a touchdown pass to Zach Crow in the third quarter.
Two Harbors 0-0-0-13—13
Esko — Max Reinertsen 76 run (Hunter Leon kick)
Esko — Reinertsen 82 run (kick failed)
Esko — Connor Tollerud 2 run (run failed)
Esko – Reinertsen 65 run (run failed)
Esko — Zach Crow 10 pass from Reinertsen (run failed)
Esko — Corey Kolkin 4 run (run failed)
TH — Cole Myrdal 1 run (run failed)
TH — Kyle Omtvedt 1 run (Jesse Omtvedt kick)
Esko — Mark Peterson 1 run (pass failed)
MOOSE LAKE-WILLOW RIVER 61,
DULUTH MARSHALL 0
Jake Disterhaupt ran eight times for 135 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Rebels to the Great Polar White victory at Willow River.
B.J. Young added two carries for 74 yards and a touchdown, and also had seven extra-point kicks.
Josh Cisar and Tyler Cisar also were big factors on offense and special teams for Class AA third-ranked MLWR (3-0, 1-0).
Marshall fell to 0-4, 0-1.
Duluth Marshall 0-0-0-0—0
Moose Lake-WR 28-20-7-6—61
MLWR — Josh Cisar 15 run (B.J. Young kick)
MLWR — J. Cisar 1 run (Young kick)
MLWR — Jake Disterhaupt 62 run (Young kick)
MLWR — Tyler Cisar punt block in end zone (Young kick)
MLWR — T. Cisar punt block in end zone (Young kick)
MLWR — Disterhaupt 5 run (Young kick)
MLWR — Disterhaupt 10 run (kick failed)
MLWR — Young 58 run (Young kick)
MLWR — Jon Evenson 28 run (run failed)
INTERNATIONAL FALLS 16
Quarterback Kaz Anderson rushed for 54 yards and passed for 165 in leading Proctor to a Sea-Range home victory.
The Rails (1-2) rushed for 229 yards. International Falls is 0-3.
International Falls 8-0-0-8—16
P — Billy Ciecielski 17 pass from Kaz Anderson (kick failed)
IF — Josh Owen 9 pass from Gunnar Anderson (Nick Janttie run)
P — Jack Nikko 10 run (Nikko pass from Anderson)
P — Alex Green 12 run (pass failed)
P — Nikko 4 run (Tyler Schubert kick)
P — Justin Redelet 40 pass from Anderson (kick failed)
P — Joe Carter 24 run (kick failed)
IF — Janttie 3 run (Janttie pass from Anderson)
RICE LAKE 45, SUPERIOR 6
Both of Kody Novinska’s completions went for touchdowns as Rice Lake won a Big Rivers Conference home game.
Rice Lake (4-1, 3-0) got two touchdowns from Tyler Putzke and one from Coltan Weinberger, who rushed 23 times for 120 yards.
Superior (3-2, 1-2) trailed only 14-6 in the first quarter on a Spencer Urban TD pass to Morgan Sannes.
Rice Lake 14-10-14-7—45
RL — Tyler Putzke 26 pass from Kody Novinska (Novinska kick)
RL — 82 pass from Novinska (Novinska kick)
S — Morgan Sannes 11 pass from Spencer Urban (run failed)
RL — 36 FG Novinska
RL — Coltan Weinberger 2 run (Novinska kick)
RL — Putzke 2 run (Novinska kick)
RL — Zac Daniel 11 run (Novinska kick)
RL — Shawn Magee 55 run (Magee kick)
Northwestern 34, Chetek 14
The Tigers snapped a three-game skid as Justin Alexson rushed for 117 yards on 17 carries and scored two touchdowns in the Heart O’North Conference win in Maple.
Mark Pooler added 72 yards on the ground and another score for Northwestern (2-3, 1-2).
N — Justin Alexson 11 run (Jordan Omre kick)
C — 7 run (kick good)
N — Mike Parkins 20 pass from Peter Lindsay (Omre kick)
N — Mark Pooler 5 run (Omre kick)
C — 17 pass (kick good)
N — Mike Naumann 81 kickoff return
N — Alexson 10 run (Omre kick)
DEER RIVER 65, AITKIN 33
Leading 14-12, the Warriors exploded for 45 unanswered points to blow past the visiting Gobblers in a nonconference shootout.
Damon Benham had four touchdowns to lead Deer River (4-0), the News Tribune’s No. 2-ranked small-school team, while senior quarterback Jack Carter had three touchdown passes to Bryce Ortloff.
Peter Zasmeta had four touchdowns for Aitkin (1-2).
Deer River 20-39-0-6—65
DR — Damon Benham 13 run (Benham run)
A — Logan Quade 37 pass from Nathan Ehnstrom (kick failed)
DR — Benham 85 kick return (run failed)
A — Peter Zasmeta 82 kick return (pass failed)
DR — Jack Carter 10 run (run failed)
DR — Bryce Ortloff 66 pass from Carter (run failed)
DR — Aitkin quarterback forced out of end zone
DR — Ortloff 5 pass from Carter (Carter run)
DR — Benham 1 run (Lance Latvala pass from Carter)
DR — Benham 11 run (Latvala pass from Carter)
DR — Ortloff 10 pass from Carter (Benham kick)
A — Zasmeta 22 pass from Ehnstrom (Ehnstrom kick)
A — Zasmeta 31 pass from Ehnstrom (Ehnstrom kick)
A — Zasmeta 53 pass from Ehnstrom (Ehnstrom kick)
DR — Eric Ortloff 13 interception return (run failed)
HIBBING 41, EVELETH-GILBERT 12
Chris Hanson rushed for four touchdowns to lead the visiting Bluejackets (1-2, 1-1) to the Sea-Range victory.
Charley Kennedy rushed for one touchdown and threw for another to lead Eveleth-Gilbert (0-3, 0-2).
EG — Charley Kennedy 5 run (kick failed)
H — Chris Hanson 70 run (Michael Hardy kick)
H — Hanson 5 run (kick failed)
H — Hanson 10 run (Tyler Anderson run)
H — Nick Milani 15 run (Hardy kick)
H — Hanson 5 run (kick failed)
H — Hibbing 3 run (Hardy kick)
EG — Chris Weston 12 pass from Kennedy (pass failed)
GRAND RAPIDS 19,
Matt Soderberg’s 14-yard touchdown reception late in the third quarter from Austin Pohlen proved to be the game-winner as visiting Annandale couldn’t convert its extra points.
Pohlen finished 15-for-33 passing for 230 yards and three TDs to lead Grand Rapids (2-1), while Evan Anderson added 11 carries for 101 yards.
The Thunderhawks, who got a key 31-yard TD reception from Patrick Flaherty as time expired to end the first half, had 381 total offensive yards.
Grand Rapids 6-7-6-0—19
GR — Patrick Flaherty 6 pass from Austin Pohlen (kick blocked)
A — Zach Schlicht 30 field goal
A — Joey Allison 8 pass from John Kalthoff (kick blocked)
A — Schlicht 27 field goal
GR — Flaherty 31 pass from Pohlen (Austin Johnson kick)
A — Brett Ahsenmacher 71 punt return (pass failed)
GR — Matt Soderberg 14 pass from Pohlen (run failed)
Junior running back Austin Ferguson rushed 11 times for 144 yards and four touchdowns to lead the visiting Wrens to the Great Northern victory.
Junior Derek Duncan had 11 carries for 120 yards and two touchdowns, and Mark Mallon added six carries for 72 yards and another TD for Wrenshall (1-2, 1-2), which had 310 yards on the ground.
W — Austin Ferguson 24 run (Derek Duncan run)
W — Ferguson 32 run (kick failed)
W — Ferguson 18 run (Dustin Shelton run)
W — Duncan 26 run (kick failed)
W — Ferguson 46 run (Luke Bine kick)
W — Duncan 17 run (Bine kick)
W — Mark Mallon 6 run (Bine kick)
NR — Marcus Woods 8 run (Zach Philstrom from Woods)
Mountain Iron-Buhl 50, Littlefork-Big Falls 14
Tyler Goodrie rushed for 276 yards on 19 carries and scored five of the Rangers’ seven touchdowns in the Big North game at Littlefork.
Deven Rowe added 157 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries, including a
98-yard scoring run.
Mountain Iron-Buhl 50
Littlefork-Big Falls 14
MIB — Deven Rowe 5 run (Tyler Goodrie kick)
MIB — Goodrie 15 run (Goodrie kick)
MIB — Goodrie 5 run (Goodrie kick)
MIB — Goodrie 8 run (Goodrie kick)
MIB — Rowe 98 run (Goodrie run)
MIB — Goodrie 75 run (Jake Stevens pass from Rowe)
MIB — Goodrie 9 run (run failed)
Northeast Range 40, South Ridge 14
Tevin Dudley (154 yards) and Erik Bjorgo (124 yards) combined to rush for 278 yards and three touchdowns in the Nighthawks’ Big North win at Saginaw.
Jordan Villebrun also scored three times for Northeast Range, and Bjorgo added a 75-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Northeast Range 22-6-6-6—40
South Ridge 0-14-0-0—14
NE — Tevin Dudley 50 run (Jordan Villebrun run)
NE — Villebrun 10 run (pass failed)
NE — Dudley 1 run (Jack Vraa pass from Villebrun)
SR — Brody Wilton 3 run (run failed)
NE — Erik Bjorgo 75 kickoff return (pass failed)
SR — Alec Wolfe 4 run (Wolfe run)
NE — Villebrun 4 run (run failed)
NE — Villebrun 3 run (run failed)
Cook County 39, Mesabi East 6
Kale Boomer completed 9 of 14 passes for 156 yards and three touchdowns to Dylan Quaife to lead the Vikings to the easy Great Polar Red win at Aurora.
Quaife caught seven passes for 137 yards and touchdowns covering 12, 18 and 50 yards from Boomer, who also gained 103 yards on 12 carries. Colin Everson added 108 yards rushing and a touchdown on 11 carries.
Garrett Larson spoiled Cook County’s shutout bid with a 10-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter.
Cook County 7-20-12-0—39
Mesabi East 0-0-0-6—6
CC — Dylan Quaife 12 pass from Kale Boomer (Colin Everson kick)
CC — Boomer 4 run (Everson kick)
CC — Quaife 18 pass from Boomer (kick failed)
CC — Quaife 50 pass from Boomer (Everson kick)
CC — Peter Warren 4 run (kick failed)
CC — Everson 34 run (pass failed)
ME — Garrett Larson 10 run (pass failed)
Ogilvie 27, Ely 6
Hunter Welinski ran for one touchdown and passed for another as the Lions ran past the Timberwolves in a Great Polar Red game at Ogilvie.
Sean Fisher scored Ely’s lone touchdown on a 39-yard run.
O — Collin Mitchell 20 fumble recovery (pass failed)
O — Hunter Welinski 4 run (Blake Persson kick)
E — Sean Fisher 39 run (pass failed)
O — Brian Hoff 5 pass from Welinski (pass failed)
O — Jake Hickerson 1 run (run)
Silver Bbay 42, Cherry 6
Three Mariners rushed for more than 100 yards in the Big North home victory.
Holden Panetti had 190 yards rushing and two touchdowns, while Kyle Blood gained 118 yards, including a 77-yard scoring run, and Jordan Fralich added 122 yards and two more touchdowns.
Silver Bay 14-14-7-7—42
SB — Kyle Blood 77 run (Holden Panetti run)
SB — Jordan Fralich 11 run (run failed)
SB — Blood 39 pass from Luke Thun (Panetti run)
SB — Panetti 10 run (pass failed)
SB — Panetti 75 run (Fralich kick)
SB — Fralich 58 run (Fralich kick)
C — Mark Anderson 5 run (run failed)