Section 5AA football: Minnewaska wins playoff opener
Second seeded Minnewaska came away with a 42-6 first round victory over Yellow Medicine East in Section 5AA football action Tuesday night.
The Lakers tallied 14 points in the opening quarter and continued to add to their lead with a touchdown in the second quarter and three more in the third.
Jack Schultenover had the first and last touchdown of the game, scoring on a 19-yard run in the first quarter, then grabbed an interception, returning the ball for 85 yards to end the game.
Jake Amundson also had a pair of touchdowns in the win for the Lakers, who host Paynesville tomorrow, Saturday, at 7 p.m. Sam Long, Greg Helander and Nathan Anderson also contributed touchdowns.
The Lakers amassed 357 yards on offense with Austin Ostrander passing for 163 of those yards.
MINNEWASK 42, YME 6
YME 0 0 6 0 -- 6
Minnewaska 14 7 21 0 -- 42
M - Jack Schultenover 19-yd. run. Kick failed.
M - Jake Amundson 64-yd. pass from Austin Ostrander. Ostrander pass to Jayden Beecher.
M - Sam Long 11-yd. run. Ethan Anderson kick.
M - Greg Helander 65-yd. run. Anderson kick.
M - Amundson 22-yd. pass from Ostrander Anderson kick.
Y - Nathan Anderson 40-yd. pass from Blake Lindstrom. Pass failed.
M - Schultenover 85-yd. interception return. Anderson kick.
YELLOW MEDICINE EAST
10 first downs, 31-85 rushing, 5-18-158-1 passing, 2 fumbles lost 4-20 penalties.
RUSHING - Trey Cox 11-47, Jacob Pederson 11-34, Aaron Lalim 3-14, Austin Vikander 3-1. PASSING - Lindstrom 4-16-116-1, Lalim 1-2-42-0. RECEIVING - Nathan Anderson 2-77, Connor Christianson 1-42, Pederson 1-30, Vikander 1-9. PUNTING - Anderson 7-31.
14 first downs, 32-181 rushing, 11-20-176-0 passing, 5-45 penalties.
RUSHING - Greg Helander 5-90, Jack Schultenover 2-43, Austin Ostrander 5-28, Sam Long 11-25. PASSING - Ostrander 10-19-163-0, Jake Amundson 1-1-13-0. RECEIVING - Amundson 6-139, Jon Nygaard 1-13, Helander 1-11, Long 1-5, Jayden Beecher 1-3. PUNTING - Ostrander 3-31.3. INTERCEPTIONS - Schultenover 1. FUMBLE RECOVERIES - Will Anderson 1, Dalton Feeken 1. TACKLES (solo-assist) - Nathan Snider 7-1, Schultenover 3-1, Taylor Lundebreck 5-1. QB SACKS - Snider 1, Lundebreck 1.
SEEDINGS - 1. BOLD, 2. Minnewaska, 3. Paynesville, 4. Lac qui Parle Valley, 5. Benson, 6. Eden Valley-Watkins, 7. Yellow Medicine East.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 7 P.M.
Paynesville 34, Eden Valley-Watkins 27
Minnewaska 42, Yellow Medicine East 6
Benson 33, Lac qui Parle Valley 8
OCTOBER 27, 7 P.M.
Paynesville at Minnewaska
Benson at BOLD
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
7 p.m . - Semifinal winners at UM-Morris