Lourdes Heading Back to State Title Football Game
Minneapolis (KROC AM News) - Rochester Lourdes ground out 440 yards rushing to zip past Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 43-21 in a Class AAA semifinal Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Senior quarterback Noah Hillman led a group of nine ball carriers with 158 yards on 12 carries and three touchdowns. As a group, the Eagles averaged 8.5 yards per carry.
The Eagles (12-0) had six rushing touchdowns in earning a berth in the Class AAA championship game after a one-year hiatus in 2015.
Senior Carter Greguson had 122 yards on 15 carries on the offensive side of the ball, and then had eight tackles, a sack and two tackles for loss on the defensive side.
Rochester Lourdes was the Class AAA champion in 2010 and again in 2014. The Eagles were the runner-up in 2012. In 1979, Rochester Lourdes was the Class A champion.
(story from Minnesota State High School League)
Lourdes will face St. Croix Lutheran in the AAA championship game Saturday, Nov 26 (1pm).
NOTE: Lourdes is one of five teams from southeast Minnesota to advance to this year's championship football games. The others are Grand Meadow, Rushford-Peterson, Caledonia and Winona.