David Collins rushed for 262 yards and three touchdowns and Jack Drobinski passed for 241 yards and three touchdowns to help host St. Michael-Albertville, ranked No. 3 in Class 6A, outlast No. 6 Prior Lake 43-37 on Friday night.
Collins’ first touchdown of 65 yards gave the Knights a 14-0 lead late in the first quarter. Collins had two 49-yard touchdown runs in the second half.
After Prior Lake scored early in the fourth quarter to pull within 28-27, Collins scored 90 seconds later to put the Knights up 34-27.
Monticello 7, Owatonna 6: The host Magic blocked a extra-point attempt in the first quarter and then watched a botched field goal attempt on the final play of the game in defeating the Huskies, ranked No. 2 in Class 5A.
It was Owatonna’s first regular-season loss since 2017. The Huskies had won 20 consecutive regular-season games.
The Huskies lined up for a 30-yard field attempt with two seconds left, but the snap was mishandled.
Monticello (3-1) tied the score with about nine minutes left in the third quarter on Sam Valor’s 15-yard touchdown run. Wyatt Sawatzke kicked the extra point.
Moorhead 21, Rogers 0: Unbeaten Moorhead, ranked No. 3 in Class 5A, handed the Royals, ranked No. 4 in the same class, its first loss of the season.
Rocori 14, Becker 13: Brady Linn ran for a touchdown and recovered a blocked punt in the end zone to lift the defending Class 4A state champion Spartans over the Bulldogs. Linn’s 5-yard TD run in the second quarter staked the Spartans, tied for No. 4 in Class 4A, to a 6-0 lead. Becker, ranked No. 6 in Class 4A, scored twice in the third quarter to take a 13-6 lead. Linn’s recovery and the subsequent two-point conversion midway through the fourth quarter gave Rocori the lead. A late Becker possession was stopped by an interception.
Willmar 28, Hutchinson 24: Willmar, tied for No. 10 in Class 4A, rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to hand Hutchinson, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, its first loss of the season. Alex Schramm scored three touchdowns for Willmar.
Minneapolis North 38, SMB 33: The Polars, ranked No. 2 in Class 2A, outlasted the visiting Wolfpack for their 57th consecutive regular-season victory.
North St. Paul 27, DeLaSalle 25: The Polars outlasted the Islanders to end a 34-game losing streak dating to 2016.
Watertown-Mayer 28, Glencoe-Silver Lake 10: The Royals defeated the host Panthers to end a 29-game losing streak, which dated to their first game of 2017.
Canceled: The Brooklyn Center at Breck game was canceled on Friday afternoon due to a “potential exposure of a Breck student-athlete to a COVID-19 case,” according to a tweet from the Brooklyn Center athletics twitter account.