Polars eliminate Blossoms 14-6 at state football tournament
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
Caledonia 20, Maple Lake 12
Saturday November 8
Mankato West vs Bloomington Jefferson, 2:00 at Lakeville North HS
Faribault vs Spring Lake Park, 6:00 at Lakeville North HS
Stewartville vs South St. Paul, 6:00 at RCTC, Rochester
Rochester Lourdes vs St. Croix Lutheran, 6:00 at Farmington High School
Grand Meadown vs Underwood, 1:00, Irondale High School