Stewartville 28, Bryon 20

BYRON — Eli Klavetter tossed three touchdowns as Stewartville overcame a 14-0 first quarter deficit to fight off the Bears.

Klavetter connected with Alex Larson for a pair of scores in the second quarter that made it 14-13 at the half.

Owen Sikkink gave the Tigers the lead with a 1-yard rushing touchdown in the third, before he recorded an 18-yard touchdown reception to ice the game in the fourth. Sikkink finished with 144 yards rushing on 21 carries, while also adding 36 yards receiving on six catches.

Klavetter finished 20 of 23 for 169 yards.

Newsletter signup for email alerts

Byron quarterback Nick Netzke had a pair of first quarter touchdown passes with a 45-yarder to Matt Frigaard and a 5-yarder to James Durst to give the Bears the lead. Netzke was 11 of 21 for 154 yards.


Stewartville 0-13-8-6—28

Byron 14-0-0-6—20

Kasson-Mantorville 42, Albert Lea 14

ALBERT LEA -- No. 8-ranked Kasson-Mantorville had its way with winless Albert Lea, with six different players scoring touchdowns.

Gavin Giesler, Broc Barwald, Matthew Donovan, Anthony Moe-Tucker, Emmett Ricke and Michael Hoff all got into the end zone as K-M improved to 3-1 overall. Giesler led off the scoring, dashing in from 47 yards.

K-M went deep into its bench before the game was done.

Dominic Mann led K-M with 55 yards rushing on 11 carries. Giesler added 54 yard rushing.

Derrick McMillan rushed for 109 yards for Albert Lea.

Kasson-Mantorville 42, Albert Lea 14

Kasson-Mantorville 28 14 0 0 -- 42

Albert Lea 0 0 14 0 -- 14

Mankato East 17, Byron 0

BYRON -- Byron turned the ball over five times and also lost its quarterback to a scary injury in losing to Mankato East 17-0.

With 6 minutes left in the third quarter, quarterback Nick Netzke suffered a blow to the head and was later carted off to the hospital. His status was unknown when this story was published.

Byron, which is winless at 0-5, was in the game most of the way against Mankato East, which improved to 4-1. The game was scoreless late in the second quarter until the Bears muffed the catch of a punt, East recovered and then went on to score.

Byron had a strong defensive showing. It held East star quarterback Jacob Eggert to 97 yards passing on 7-of-21 accuracy.

No other statistics were available from the game.

Mankato East 17, Byron 0

Mankato East-0-7-10-0--17