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.  

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