In area football action from around our KAUS listening area Friday night, the LeRoy/Ostrander Cardinals, the No. 10 team in the state in Class 9-Man was looking to stay unbeaten on the season against a tough Southland Rebels squad, who came into LeRoy ranked No. 14 in the latest poll. With the Rebels holding a 13-12 lead heading into the final five miutes of the game, it was the Cardinals rallying with a pair of scores to pull out a 24-21 win.
Camden Hungerholt carried the ball 42 times for 256 yards and three touchdowns in the comeback win, while Carter Sweeney hauled in six passes for 100 yards and a touchdown for the Cardinals, who will travel to Lanesboro next Friday night at 7 p.m. With the loss, the Rebels are now 3-2, and they will play host to Grand Meadow in Adams next Friday night, with kickoff at 7 p.m.
Speaking of the Superlarks, they were on the road to Spring Valley Friday night to take on an unbeaten Kingsland Knights squad, and running back Beau Wiersma carried the ball eight times for 157 yards and four touchdowns, and quarterback Kaaleem Reiland was 9 of 13 passing for 110 yards and two touchdowns as the Knights bolted out to a 36-0 halftime lead on their way to a 57-0 win.
Grand Meadow is now 0-4 on the season, and they travel to Adams to take on Southland in Week 5, with kickoff at 7 p.m.
In Blooming Prairie, the Awesome Blossoms took on their second top-10 ranked opponent in the last three weeks as the Goodhue Wildcats were in town for a Mid-Southeast East Division and Section 1A matchup, and it was the Wildcats jumping out to a 35-0 lead on their way to a 35-7 win.
The lone score of the game for the Blossoms was a 76-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter from quarterback Brady Kittleson to wide receiver Carter Bishop, as the 2-2 Blossoms will travel to Kenyon-Wanamingo next Friday night to take on the Knights, with kickoff at 7 p.m.