Mabel-Canton steams its way past Spring Grove

Post-Bulletin staff

MABEL — It’s currently Steam Engine Days in Mabel. On the football field Friday night, Dalton Stoen ran like a locomotive through the Spring Grove defense.

The sophomore running back had 230 rushing and four touchdowns on 18 carries as Mabel-Canton outscored Spring Grove 48-22. Stoen had scoring runs of 27, 82, 22 and 13 yards.

Mabel-Canton (1-1, 1-0 SEC) finished with 392 yards rushing and 16 passing.

Sam Storlie got the host Cougars off to a fast start when he returned the opening kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown.


Storlie added 69 yards rushing on 11 attempts.

Mike Williams recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass for the M-C defense.

Quarterback Colin Kruk had scoring runs of 19 and 25 yards for Spring Grove (0-2, 0-1 SEC). He also completed 9 of 17 passes for 97 yards passing. Because of sacks, Kruk finished with 21 yards rushing on nine carries.

Chris Connelly led Spring Grove with 72 yards rushing on 12 carries.

Spring Grove 0 6 16 0 — 22

Mabel-Canton 22 14 6 16 — 48


24 points in 1st quarter


GRAND MEADOW — Grand Meadow took the fun out of it early for Glenville-Emmons with 24 points in the opening quarter. The SuperLarks ran over G-E for over 300 yards rushing.

Senior running back Michael Gehling scored three touchdowns for Grand Meadow (2-0), on runs of 3 and 15 yards, and a 14-yard pass from quarterback Brady Tart.

Quentin Stejskal led the Larks’ running game with 12 carries for 157 yards, including scoring runs of 7 and 72 yards. Killian Smith rushed for 81 yards on 14 carries but didn’t score.

SuperLarks sophomore linebacker Dakota Johnson had a big game with 11 tackles and a fumble recovery.

Glenville-Emmons 0 0 0 0 — 0

Grand Meadow 24 16 14 0 — 54




458 yards rushing

HOUSTON — Houston rushed for 458 yards and rolled up 528 yards total offense in crushing Lanesboro.

The Hurricanes led 27-0 at the end of the first quarter on touchdown runs of 34, 49, 38 and 32 yards.

They added two TDs in the second quarter to take a 40-0 halftime lead.

Lanesboro’s touchdown came on a 51-yard pass from Brett Hongerholt to Brayden Hebl.

Kevin Lindh rolled up 176 yards on eight carries and Trent Kerrigan 131 yards on nine attempts. Each scored two touchdowns.

Houston averaged 10.9 yards per rushing attempt as a team.

Owen Fitzgerald and Andy Sires also rushed for touchdowns and Zach Stackhouse caught a TD pass.

Nick Henderson made five of seven point-after kicks.

Lanesboro 0 0 0 6 — 6

Houston 27 13 7 0 — 47


Kickoff return helps L/P

LE ROY — Nate Williamson’s kickoff return for a touchdown to open the second half broke 8-8 tie at halftime and set Lyle/Pacelli on its way to the win.

Williamson, a senior halfback, was a workhorse with 18 carries for 90 yards rushing. Lyle/Pacelli (2-0) finished with 107 yards rushing and 77 passing.

For Le Roy-Ostrander (0-2), Jacob Hamlin had 10 carries for 51 yards and a two-point conversion. The Cardinals had finished with 118 yards passing and 98 rushing.

Lyle/Pacelli 8 0 13 7 — 28

Le Roy-Ostrander 0 8 0 6 — 14




Blossoms QB has six TDs

ST. JAMES — Blooming Prairie senior quarterback Austin Moe ran for three touchdowns and passed for three more to power the Blossoms to their first win.

Moe ran for scores of 2, 70 and 90 yards, and his touchdown passes covered 52, 14 and 19 yards. Robert Hofius, Justen Ingvalson and Josh Toquam were on the receiving end of the scores.

Moe finished with 269 yards rushing on 10 carries, and he completed 10 of 13 passes for 207 yards and no interceptions. The Blossoms finished with 441 rushing yards and 238 passing.

St. James quarterback Austin Pinke passed for 201 yards and was intercepted three times, all three by Blooming Prairie linebacker Matt Zellmer. St. James rushed for 169.

Blooming Prairie 13 13 20 16 — 62

St. James 0 7 12 6 — 25

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