Minneapolis North defeated Blooming Prairie 14-6 in the quarterfinals of the Class A state football tournament Friday at Richfield High School. That ends the Blossoms season at 11-1.

The Polars held BP quarterback John Rumpza to 10-of-31 passing for 100 yards and picked him off in the end zone late in the game to seal the win.

North QB Tyler Johnson had a 91-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and threw a TD pass. The Polars are 12-0 and advance to the state semifinals next week.

OTHER LOCAL FOOTBALL RESULTS / SCHEDULE IN STATE QUARTERFINALS

Friday November 7

CLASS AA:

Caledonia 20, Maple Lake 12

Saturday November 8

CLASS 5A:

Mankato West vs Bloomington Jefferson, 2:00 at Lakeville North HS
Faribault vs Spring Lake Park, 6:00 at Lakeville North HS

CLASS 4A:

Stewartville vs South St. Paul, 6:00 at RCTC, Rochester

CLASS AAA:

Rochester Lourdes vs St. Croix Lutheran, 6:00 at Farmington High School

NINE-MAN:

Grand Meadown vs Underwood, 1:00, Irondale High School