ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Nine-man pre box 11-2 for aust

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

No. 3 Grand Meadow (7-3)at No. 1 Lanesboro (10-0)

Friday, 7 p.m., at Lanesboro

Last meeting: The two met in the same section championship game last year with Lanesboro winning 30-13 at Grand Meadow. Tyler Speer ran for 164 yards to help Lanesboro win last year’s title game. The Burros also beat the Superlarks during the regular season this year by a 33-14 margin in Lanesboro.

Trends to note: Grand Meadow will be appearing in its fourth section title game in the last five years, but hasn’t made it to state since 1997. The roles are reversed between the two teams this season. Last year, Lanesboro was the third seed and traveled to top-seeded Grand Meadow.

ADVERTISEMENT

Up next: The winner of this game has a long road trip ahead in the first round of the state tournament. The Section One winner plays the Section Three champ, either Wheaton or Ashby.

What To Read Next
Fundraising is underway to move the giant ball of twine from the Highland, Wisconsin, home of creator James Frank Kotera, who died last month at age 75, 44 years after starting the big ball.