WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) --
MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Chargers had their hands full facing Mountain Lake Area in the section 3A 9man playoffs the previous Tuesday. The 3-5 Chargers took on the 6-2 Wolverines who defeated the Chargers earlier in the season by a score of 52-14. While the score was not even close, 70-30, the Chargers proved they could score on the Wolverines scoring in the first three quarters.
The big difference was in the passing game. The Wolverines completed 12 of 22 passes good for 305 yards and 4 touchdowns, compared to the Chargers 11 of 21 for 125 yards and 2 touchdowns.
The Chargers scored their first touchdown on a pass from Andrew Quade to Jack Jorgenson with Andrew Quade picking up the 2 point conversion. Unfortunately the Wolverines countered, scoring four times in the quarter getting 28 points.
The Chargers scored again in the second quarter on a 40 yard dash by Anthony Koch, again Andrew Quade picked up the two point conversion on a quarterback keeper. Meanwhile the Wolverines posted 3 more touchdowns to make the half time score 48-16.
In the third quarter the Chargers scored twice. The first score came on a 2 yard plunge by Koch with Andrew Quade completing a pass to Koch for the two point conversion. However the Wolverines matched the Chargers posting 2 touchdowns of their own.
In the fourth quarter the Chargers failed to put any points on the board, and the Wolverines tacked on another score to bring the final score of 70 to 30. The number 3 Wolverines will go on to face the number 2 seed Madelia.
Passing: Andrew Quade was 8 of 14 for 94 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Receiving: Koch had 4 catches for 43 yards and 1 touchdown and a 2 point conversion; A.J. Quade had 3 catches for 31 yards; Kyle Kuehl had 3 catches for 36 yards.
Rushing: Koch had 13 carries for 75 yards and 2 touchdowns; A.J. Quade had 8 carries for 39 yards; Andrew Quade rushed 5 times for 27 yards and 2 two point conversions.
Punting: Dawson Iverson had 3 punts for 116 yards; Jake Kleven had 1 for 30 yards.
Kickoff returns: A.J. Quade had 4 returns for 79 yards; Zach Vande Kieft had 3 for 34 yards; Kuehl had 1 for 12 yards; Berg had 1 for 10 yards.
Isaac Winter had 10 tackles and 1 fumble recovery; Andrew Quade had 6 tackles; Iverson and Matt Kleven each had 5 tackles; Kuehl had 4 tackles and a fumble recovery; A.J. Quade had 4 tackles; Koch had 3 tackles and a sack; Vande Kieft and Berg each had 3 tackles.
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