Wayzata Football Pulls Away to Beat STMA
The Wayzata football team spotted St. Michael-Albertville a 7-0 but then took over on the way to a 33-13 win in a first round class AAAAAA playoff game.
STMA scored on its first drive as Will Barthel threw to Conner Luongvan out of the backfield for a 28-yard touchdown for a 7-0 lead after one for the Knights.
Early in the second, Wayzata quarterback Cole Heilbrun hit Ford Griffith on a slant to tie the game at 7-7.
Trojans kicker Nate Stueve made two field goals in the second quarter to give Wayzata a 13-7 halftime lead.
Deyon Loveless ran for the first of his two touchdowns late in the third quarter to make it 19-7 Wayzata.
Loveless was a workhorse in the game, carrying it 32 times for 181 yards.
Wayzata plays at unbeaten Rosemount Friday in round two.