Area football: Pepin-Alma 47, Prairie Farm 29The Eagles racked up 370 rushing yards out of its wing-T offense to win on the road Thursday.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
Game recap: The Eagles racked up 370 rushing yards out of its wing-T offense to win on the road Thursday.
"I was impressed with our offensive line play and our backs," P-A coach Mike Olson said. "I thought our line had some really nice holes and our backs ran hard."
The running game helped set up the play-action pass: Quarterback Jacob Lerum finished 5 of 6 for 77 yards and a touchdown.
Difference maker: The Panthers scored with five seconds remaining in the second quarter to pull within five, 20-15. However, P-A's defense stiffened after the break.
The Eagles kept Prairie Farm off the scoreboard in the third quarter and scored twice themselves that quarter.
"The defense responded well in the second half," Olson said.
Top players: Danny Kujak carried the ball 12 times for a pair of touchdowns and 185 yards. He ran for an 84-yard touchdown to start the scoring in the third quarter. Kujak also caught one pass for 44 yards.
Ryan Erickson also surpassed the century mark, gaining 112 yards on 19 carries. He scored on a 4-yard run in the second quarter.
Next up: Pepin-Alma (4-4 overall, 3-3 South Lakeland Conference) at New Auburn, 7 p.m. Thursday