Hurricanes destroy Ada-Borup
MINNEAPOLIS — The Houston Hurricanes will play for a state football title.
The Hurricanes rolled to a 56-14 victory over Ada-Borup in the Nine-man state semifinals Friday at the Metrodome.
Houston advances to face the winner between Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley and Kittson County Central in the state finals at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28. Those two teams meet Saturday in another semifinal game.
The Hurricanes received a monster game from running back Kevin Lindh. He finished with 195 yards on 11 carries, with three rushing touchdowns plus a kickoff return for a fourth TD. At halftime, Lindh was averaging 25 yards per carry with touchdown runs of 52 and 26 yards and an 82-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Brett Benson set up one touchdown with a 24-yard interception return and also caught a 26-yard touchdown pass from Andy Sires with 1:07 left in the first half.
For the game, Zak Stackhouse rushed for 104 yards on just seven carries, with touchdowns of 6 and 21 yards.
Houston finished with 351 yards on 43 rushing attempts and 109 yards passing for 460 total.
One of the Hurricanes’ second-half scoring drives was just over a minute, and all five of the first-half scoring drives were under a minute.
Houston, No. 3 in the state Nine-Man poll, improved to 13-0.
For complete Houston game results, check Saturday’s Post-Bulletin.