The Grand Meadow Superlarks, the No. 3 team in the state in the latest Class 9-man football poll was on the road Friday night in Houston versus the Hurricanes, and Dusty Copley carried the ball 12 times for 112 yards and three touchdowns, plus he added a 14-yard touchdown reception as the Superlarks crushed the Hurricanes 56-8.
Houston took an early 8-0 lead on a 69-yard touchdown run by Isaac Heyer, but the Superlarks came storming back for the lopsided win. Besides Copley’s three rushing touchdowns, Daniel Smith carried the ball 15 times for 85 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Evan Oehlke toted the ball seven times for 48 yards and a score, and Corbin Ludemann had one carry for a 26-yard touchdown. Oehlke passing for the game was 5 of 8 for 91 yards and a touchdown, and besides Copley’s 14-yard TD reception, Taylor Glynn had two catches for 43 yards, Ben Kraft added one catch for 19 yards, Luke Speer had one catch for 15 yards and Ethan Kassel added one catch for 14 yards.
With the win, the Superlarks remain unbeaten at 5-0, and they will wind up the regular season at home Wednesday night versus Nicolett, with kickoff at 7:00 p.m.
In Adams Friday night, the Southland Rebels entertained the Lanesboro Burros, and although a Nick Boe touchdown put the Rebels in front in the first quarter, it was all Burros from there on in as they went on to take a 16-7 lead into the halftime break, and wound up victorious 30-7.
The Rebels fell to 3-2 on the season with the loss, and they will be in Spring Valley Wednesday night to take on Kingsland to wind up the regular season. Kickoff will be at 7:00 p.m.
In Hayfield Friday evening, the Vikings played host to the Falcons of Fillmore Central, and it was the Falcons reeling off 19 unanswered points in the second half to win going away 32-8.
Quarterback Ethan Pack was 20 of 38 passing in th game for 263 yards, one touchdown and one interception, and Ethan Slaathaug caught three passes for 69 yards and a touchdown in the third quarter that cut Fillmore Central’s lead at time to 13-8. Eric Bungum tallied six catches for 82 yards, Dawson Andree pulled in four passes for 41 yards, Isaac Matti added four catches for 36 yards and Karver Heydt tallied one catch for 34 yards.
Hayfield fell to 1-4 with the loss, and the Vikings travel to Rushford to wrap up the regular season Wednesday evening. Kickoff will be at 7:00 p.m.
In Lyle Saturday afternoon, the Athletics of Lyle/Pacelli played host to the Spring Grove Lions, and it was the Lions coming away with a 36-22 win. With the loss, LP heads into their regular season finale Wednesday night at LeRoy/Ostrander with a record of 2-3. The 3-2 Cardinals defeated Nicollett Friday evening 29-18.