Lakers Football Falls in Section Championship Game 50-28

Lakers Football Falls in Section Championship Game 50-28 Click to Enlarge

The Detroit Lakes Lakers season ended in Alexandria on Friday night with a 50-28 loss to the Willmar Cardinals in the Section 8AAAA Championship Game.

Isaiah Thompson finished the night with 198 carries and a touchdown on 19 carries. Gabe Hanninen scored twice, and Reed Mace hauled in a 48 yard touchdown pass from Max Gunderson. Gunderson was 4-for-10 passing for 135 yards and one touchdown.

The Lakers finish the season 9-1. The Willmar Cardinals are making their first state tournament appearance since 1988.

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WILLMAR 14 22 0 14

DETROIT LAKES 7 14 7 0


SCORING PLAYS:

Q1

WIL - 27 yard TD pass from Dirksen to Roelofs, 7:45 (PAT)


DL - 48 yard TD pass Gunderson to Mace, 5:34 (PAT)


WIL - 1 yard TD run Dirksen 1:02 (PAT)

Q2

WIL - 4 yard TD run Wickliff, 8:30 (PAT)

DL - 1 yard TD run Hanninen, 7:20 (PAT)

WIL - 21 yard TD pass Dirksen to Roux 5:12 (PAT)


DL - 1 yard Hanninen TD run 3:43 (PAT)


WIL - 4 yard TD pass Dirksen to Evans (2pt conversion)


Q3:

DL - 4 yard TD run Thompson, 4:59

Q4:

WIL - 9 yard TD run Dirksen, 11:28


WIL - 13 yard TD pass Dirksen to Roelofs, 1:41



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