Minneota edges Lakeview, 7-6
In a defensive struggle on Friday night in Cottonwood, Minneota edged Lakeview 7-6 to remain unbeaten this season.
After a scoreless first quarter, Lakeview scored first on a 83-yard pass from Jason Lienemann to Jackson Klocow in the second quarter. The Lakers missed the conversion kick and led 6-0.
Minneota tied the game on a four-yard touchdown run by AJ Josephson, and capped the scoring on Peyton Gillund's extra point kick.
Both team's defenses played well. Lakeview recorded four tackles for losses and Minneota notched two. Both team's had an interception.
Minneota run for 261 yards, led by quarterback Jacob Hennen who gained 107 yards in 14 keepers. Conner Sik churned for 94 yards in 19 carries. Josephson finished with 54 yards in eight attempts.
Lakeview was only able to manage 44 yards on the ground and 119 through the air.
Minneota again was hurt by penalties, having been whistled nine times for 58 yards.
Tucker Thooft was in on eight tackles and Jacob Citterman seven for Minneota (4-0). Hennen, Sik, Joey Rybinski, Jonah Gruenes, Jayden Gamrak and Beau Banish recorded four tackles each. Jackson Esping made three tackles. Rybinski and Citterman each had a tackle for a loss.
Minneota will next take on Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in another Camden Conference game Friday night, Nov. 6 at K.P. Kompelien Field, and then will conclude the regular season with a home game against Canby on Nov. 13.
Minneota 7, Lakeview 6
Minneota................0 7 0 0 - 7
Canby....................0 6 0 0 - 6
Lake - Jackson Klocow 83 pass from Aaron Lienemann (kick failed)
Min - AJ Josephson 4 run (Peyton Gillund kick)
Total plays: Minneota 65, Lakeview 47 ... Total yards: Minneota 303, Lakeview 163 ... Passing yards: Minneota 42, Lakeview 119 ... Rushing yards: Minneota 261, Lakeview 44 ... First downs: Minneota 14, Lakeview 6 ... Penalties: Minneota 9-58, Lakeview 4-48.
Rushing (att-yds-td): Jacob Hennen 14-107, Conner Sik 19-94, AJ Josephson 8-54, Joey Rybinski 3-5, Anthony Rybinski 1-3, Jonah Gruenes 1-(-2).
Passing (att-com-yds-td-int): Jacob Hennen 4-12-42-0-1
Receiving (no-yds-td): Cael Sorensen 2-19, J.Rybinski 1-12, AJ Myhre 1-11, Gerardo Gutierrez 1-0
Tackles (solo-asst): Tucker Thooft 2-6, J.Hennen 2-2, J.Rybinski 2-2, Jacob Citterman 2-5, Sik 1-3, AJ Josephson 1-2, Cooper VanOverbeke 0-1, Jackson Esping 0-3, Gruenes 0-4, AJ Myhre 0-1, Jayden Gamrak 0-4, Beau Banish 0-4
Interceptions: AJ Myhre
Fumble recoveries: None
Punting (no-avg.): A.Rybinski 3-35.0, Peyton Gillund 2-14.0
Kickoff returns (no-avg.): VanOverbeke 1-21.0, Josephson 1-7.0