At Land O’Lakes
Score: Fivay 25, Land O’Lakes 22
Spring game-breakers: Land O’Lakes’ Harrison Wood helped the Gators to an early 14-6 lead, running the ball 11 times for 55 yards and two touchdowns. His efforts appeared to be until late in the third quarter when the Falcons began mounting a comeback. … Fivay’s Andrew Meyer excelled on both sides of the ball with two interceptions and seven receptions for 100 yards. … Land O’Lakes quarterback Ethan Weilant completed 12 of 20 passes for 157 yards. … Fivay sophomore running back Noah Siegrest tacked on a late touchdown that made the difference in the fourth quarter with an 86-yard burst to put Fivay up by nine immediately after the Gators failed to tie the score with a field goal. Land O’Lakes responded with a long touchdown run but fell short of closing the gap.
Did you know? Fivay improves to 2-0 in spring games, having beaten River Ridge in its first spring game last season. Land O’Lakes will be without starting center and long snapper John Kranendonk for the summer and beginning of next season after he sustained a torn ACL in a scrimmage last week. He will have surgery June 5 and hopes to be back practicing in September.
Audible: “I think the boys had prom tomorrow night on their minds before football. That’s what spring is for, to get them down to earth a little bit and realize how difficult the road ahead is going to be.” — Fivay coach Chris Taylor