Ryan Monahan’s 83-yard kickoff return on the opening kickoff got the Pequot Lakes football off to a hot start as the Patriots bounced back from a close loss the week before to defeat Park Rapids 28-6 in a Midwest Red Subdistrict game Thursday, Oct. 15.
Pequot Lakes finished off the first quarter with a 5-yard burst from Erik Larsen to lead 14-6.
A 4-yard run from Carter Sjoblad gave the Patriots a 22-6 halftime lead. Bode Magnuson threw to Riggs Magnuson for the final Pequot Lakes score in the third quarter.
Sjoblad rushed for 59 yards on 10 rushes and Magnuson was 8-15 passing for 102 yards with a touchdown pass. Alex Morgan’s two catches for 49 yards led the receiving corps.
Pequot Lakes 14 8 6 0 -- 28
Park Rapids 6 0 0 0 -- 6
PL-Ryan Monahan 83 kickoff return (Erik Larsen run)
PR-Nick Michaelson 22 pass from Josiah May (May run)
PL-Larsen 5 run (conversion failed)
PL-Carter Sjoblad 4 run (Larsen pass from Magnuson
PL-Riggs Magnuson 4 pass from Bode Magnuson (conversion failed)
Rushes-yards: PL 33-155, PR 30-82
Pass comp-att-int-yds: PL 8-15-0-102, PR 10-22-3-105
Total offense: PL 257, PR 187
Rushing: PL-Carer Sjoblad 10-59, Ryan Monahan 4-23, Bode Magnuson 8-23, Riggs Magnuson 2-18, Caden Nelson 2-15, Erik Larsen 3-15, Grant Loge 2-2, Clay Wolf 2-1
Passing: PL-Bode Magnuson 8-15-0-102
Receiving: PL-Alex Morgan 2-49, Ryan Monahan 2-22, Carter Sjoblad 1-13, Erik Larsen 1-12, Riggs Magnuson 1-4, Ryan Harmala 1-2
Overall: PL 1-1. Next: Pequot Lakes hosts Perham 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23.