It could be an area gold rush this weekend at Prep
Three teams will be playing for gold.
It kicks off with defending state champion Caledonia.
The 13-and-oh Warriors take on 11-and-1 Eden Valley-Watkins
Friday at one-o-clock in the Class two-a championship
Quarterback Owen King topping the 40-touchdown passes
he had as a sophomore.
currently with 43 in this his junior year.
Some wondered how the passing game would prevail after
losing All-State selection Tanner Gran.
Andrew Goergen picked up where Gran left off.
13-hundred yards and 23-touchdowns for him this season.
I don't even know, I guess this year started and we've
just had success throwing and passing the ball.
We need to keep it going.
He'll get you the ball, it doesn't matter who is on
You just have to get open, the ball is going to be
right there and you just have to catch it and make
We've played well through most of the playoffs and
it seems like we've gotten better each and every game.
I'm just going to let the team know to play their
hardest, play Caledonia football, and give it everything
we've got for these seniors and hopefully come out
with a win.
It's been since 2006 since the last Rushford-Peterson
state football championship.
The 13-and-one Trojans take on 12-and-oh Minneapolis
North Community Saturday morning at ten a-m.
Noah Carlson has just been unstoppable on the ground.
2,356 rushing yards at an average of almost eight-yards
per carry and 36 touchdowns.
But Carlson says we need to give credit to his o-line.
It's hard to block for him because he reads off of
what you do.
So you go to block one way and he cuts it back a different
way and you try to get over there in front of him
but he's just quick so it can be hard to get a block
But if he gets a hole he will hit it and he'll go
He finds where to run.
He's a leader, the obvious leader of this team.
He just comes to work every day whether it's practice
And so do those guys up front.
They are doing a great job of giving him lanes to
run in and he does a great job of finishing plays.
Him having those great games every week means the
o-line is having a great game every week, the fullbacks
are having a great game every week.
Those 26-hundred yards are really a team effort.