Prep report: Silver Bay falls to Kittson in 9-manKyle Petersburg scored four consecutive touchdowns, catching two of Zach Rynning’s three scoring passes, as Kittson County Central rolled past Silver Bay 42-16 in a Minnesota Nine-Man high school football state tournament quarterfinal Saturday at Moorhead, Minn.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
Kyle Petersburg scored four consecutive touchdowns, catching two of Zach Rynning’s three scoring passes, as Kittson County Central rolled past Silver Bay 42-16 in a Minnesota Nine-Man high school football state tournament quarterfinal Saturday at Moorhead, Minn.
The Bearcats (9-2) returned the opening kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown and went on to take a 35-0 halftime lead. Petersburg had a pair of two 5-yard runs and caught touchdown passes of 26 and 27 yards.
The Mariners (9-3) scored all 16 points in the fourth quarter on runs by Holden Panetti and Luke Thun. Panetti had 157 yards on 32 carries to finish the season with 2,099 yards.
Silver Bay 0-0-0-16—16
Kittson County Central 6-29-7-0—42
KCC — Blayne Davis 82 kickoff return (kick failed)
KCC — Derek Coffield 75 pass from Zach Rynning (pass failed)
KCC — Kyle Petersburg 5 run (Robert Ryden run)
KCC — Petersburg 26 pass from Rynning (Tucker Cosley pass from Rynning)
KCC — Petersburg 27 pass from Rynning (Petersburg kick)
KCC — Petersburg 5 run (Petersburg kick)
SB — Holden Panetti 8 run (Luke Thun run)
SB — Thun 1 run (Luke Small run)
The Cardinals, who were a No. 7 seed in their section, reached the Class AAA semifinals with an easy win over Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin on Friday night at Chisago Lakes Area High School in Lindstrom, Minn.
Annandale (7-5) rolled to a 42-0 halftime lead as quarterback John Kalthoff threw two scoring passes and Cole Gaudin had three touchdown runs. Kalthoff leads the state in passing yardage with more than 2,000.
Jordan Peratalo ran for one score and threw for another to Derek Bundy, who also had a rushing touchdown for the Titans (9-3).
GNK threw four interceptions.
A — Brett Ahsenmacher 65 pass from John Kalthoff (Zach Schlicht kick)
A — Cole Gauldin 7 run (Schlicht kick)
A — Gauldin 7 run (kick failed)
A — Gauldin 6 run (Gauldin run)
A — DaCota Weinzetl 29 interception return (Schlicht kick)
A — Dylan Nelson 5 pass from Kalthoff (Schlicht kick)
GNK — Jordan Peratalo 5 run (conversion failed)
GNK — Derek Bundy 3 run (Bundy pass from Peratalo)
A — Andrew Russek 27 run (Patrick Buchwald kick)
GNK — Bundy 6 pass from Peratalo (Peratalo run)
Grand rapids edges Hibbing for 7A title
Solveig Viren swam to two individual titles and anchored two relay titles, including the 400 freestyle finale, to lead Grand Rapids past Hibbing in the Section 7A meet at the Robert Elkington Middle School pool in Grand Rapids.
Viren won the 50- and 100-yard freestyle titles and will race at next week’s state meet in the events in which she placed fourth in 2010. The relay titles helped the Thunderhawks edge Hibbing 516-503 for the team crown.
Hibbing’s Lilly Dougherty (200 and 500 freestyles) and Kristy Rudberg (200 individual medley, 100 breaststroke) were other double individual winners. Rudberg also swam on the victorious 200 medley relay.
Madden, a senior, was runner-up in the 500 freestyle in 5 minutes, 42.18 seconds; she also placed third in the 200 freestyle.
Punyko, a freshman, was second in the 100 backstroke in 1:03.96. The top two in each event qualified for the state meet.
Sauk Centre 3, Esko 0
Macy Weller totaled 15 kills and Jena Klaphake had 23 set assists to lead the Mainstreeters to the Class A fifth-place victory at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, depriving the Eskomos of their first state volleyball tournament trophy.
Amanda Belden had 11 kills and Stephanie Bandelin added 10 for Esko (27-6).
Sauk Centre finished 30-5.
Forest Lake 1
Katie Boleen scored with 1:44 remaining in the third period as the host Rangers tied the Lumberjacks in a season opener.
Carley Esse scored CEC’s lone goal, while goaltender Katie Beckman made 17 saves.