New Ulm snaps 14-game losing streak

New Ulm 28,

Belle Plaine 20

BELLE PLAINE — New Ulm snapped a 14-game losing streak, defeating Belle Plaine in South Central District prep football action on Friday night.

New Ulm’s last victory was on Sept. 29, 2017 (36-27 win against St. Peter).

Trailing 20-6 heading into the fourth quarter, the Eagles scored 22 straight points to rally for the win.

New Ulm’s Cole Ranweiler had a big game offensively, rushing for 290 yards and four touchdowns on 26 carries. He also scored on a two-point conversion. Quarterback Nolan Drill had eight carries for 29 yards and a two-point conversion and he also threw for 36 yards and an interception. Reese Melby had two catches for 16 yards and Isaiah Miller had one catch for 20 yards.

Defensively, Brady Bolduan finished with 18 tackles and Ranweiler had 14 tackles. Melby had 10 tackles and 1 1/2 sacks and Cole Rhode had four tackles and 1/2 of a sack. Hunter Hulke had five tackles and a sack.

New Ulm (1-1) hosts Maple River next Friday.

Nicollet 45, CM 20

NICOLLET — Nicollet rolled past Cedar Mountain in nine-man football action on Friday night.

Nicollet’s Jon Mans threw for 195 yards (16 of 29 passing) and three touchdowns. He also had 11 carries for 82 yards and a 44-yard score.

Avery Northquest rushed for 225 yards and had a 95-yard touchdown. Nathan Duis had 79 yards rushing and he also had a fumble recover, an interception and three tackles. Riley Hulke had nine catches for 100 yards and two scores. Ben Radke had three catches for 53 yards and a touchdown and he also had 11 tackles.

Nicollet (2-0) is at Renville County West next Friday.

Wabasso 39,

Sleepy Eye 0

WABASSO — Wabasso crushed Sleepy Eye in Southwest, East District football action on Friday.

Nick Marotzke had 92 yards rushing and a touchdown and Carter Benz threw for 182 yards, threw a touchdown pass and ran for two more touchdowns.

Lance Wagner and Wyatt Soupir also scored a touchdown for the Rabbits. Wagner finished with 62 yards rushing. The Rabbits out-gained the Indians 222-18 on the ground.

St. Mary’s 40,

Lanesboro 6

LANESBORO — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s defeated Lanesboro in nine-man football action on Friday.

St. Mary’s did not report any statistics to The Journal.

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