Owatonna Wins Homecoming Game 49-18 over Austin
Abe Havelka threw four first-half touchdown passes as Owatonna built a 35-12 halftime lead. Alex Raichle caught three of the scoring strikes.
The Huskies scored on five of their six first-half possessions to build a commanding lead. Owatonna players made some dynamic moves with the ball. Raichle made pulled away from a defender on his first touchdown catch. Noah Budach sprinted around the edge on a jet sweep play for a 34-yard touchdown run.
Brett Solie stiff-armed a Packer on his 44-yard scoring catch. Jay Sullivan opened the second half with an 85-yard kickoff return for a score, weaving his way up the field and around Austin players. Jason Williamson broke out of a tackle for a 29-yard sprint to the end zone.
Owatonna amassed nearly 500 yards on offense with an even split between rushing and passing. Austin was held to 100 rushing yards.
OHS (3-2) will host Rochester Mayo (4-1) Friday, October 7, on Sack Cancer Night at 7PM.
Football scores, Friday, September 30
Owatonna 49, Austin 18
Mankato West 34, Rochester Mayo 7
Faribault 34, Rochester John Marshall 14
Mankato East 31, Rochester Century 12
New Prague 35, Red Wing 12
Winona 24, Northfield 14
Albert Lea 21, Tri-City United 6, ending Tigers' 32-game losing streak
NRHEG 38, Sibley East 29
Kenyon-Wanamingo 47, Medford 0
Triton 28, Chatfield 19
Blooming Prairie 2, Mankato Loyola 0 (forfeit win)