Maple Grove Football Rolls Into State Playoffs
The Maple Grove football team remained unbeaten following a 54-21 rout of Forest Lake, giving the Crimson a section title and a berth into the state playoffs for a second straight year.
Maple Grove scored 23 points in the final 4:51 of the second quarter to break open a close game and lead 33-7 at halftime.
Two-way starter Jacob Anderson scored two touchdowns- one on a fumble recovery and the other on a touchdown reception.
Quarterback Jacob Kilzer ran for three touchdowns and threw for another as Class 6A’s top-ranked team improved to 10-0 on the season.
Anderson finished with 110 receiving yards while Charlie Rausch led the team with 88 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Maple Grove now faces East Ridge (7-3) in the state quarterfinals Friday at 7:00 pm at Chanhassen High School.