The defending state champion Owatonna High School football team will host Rochester Mayo Saturday, October 27 at 7 pm to begin their title defense. The Huskies had a first-round bye Tuesday while Mayo outraced Austin 58-32. The Spartans had a 37-0 lead at halftime.

Owatonna fell behind 9-0 to Mayo in week two of the regular season, then roared to a 37-9 victory.

Saturday's game can be heard on KRFO AM1390 and the KRFO app. The other semifinal is Northfield at Century. The Raiders edged John Marshall 10-7 on a field goal with two seconds left. The Panthers had a bye Tuesday.

After a frustrating regular season, the Triton Cobras found their offensive groove in a 56-44 upset at St. Charles. Triton plays at Chatfield Saturday in the Section 1AA semifinals.

Blooming Prairie charged out to a 41-0 lead at the first quarter break and beat Kingsland 53-20. The Awesome Blossoms host Southland Saturday at 7 pm on Kat Kountry 105FM and the Kat Kountry app. See the Section 1A bracket here.

NRHEG topped Medford 42-20 on Tuesday and will entertain LeSueur-Henderson Saturday after the Giants upset Maple River 19-14 in the Section 2AA quarterfinals.

You can always find the local prep scores with the KRFO scoreboard!