Thomas scores 4 TDs in BP win

Published 12:28 am Saturday, September 22, 2012

Blooming Prairie's Michael Thomas scores after hauling in a pass in the second quarter against Minnesota Valley Lutheran Friday night in Blooming Prairie. -- Eric Johnson/

BLOOMING PRAIRIE — The Awesome Blossoms recovered from a slow start to beat Minnesota Valley Lutheran (2-2 overall) 54-28 in a football game in BP Friday.

The Blossoms (3-1 overall) led just 25-20 early on but they scored three fourth quarter touchdowns to put the game away.

Blooming Prairie's Collin Yankoviak intercepts a pass instended for Minnesota Valley Lutheran's Justin Bruns during the second quarter Friday night in Blooming Prairie.

BP senior Michael Thomas had 132 yards receiving with three touchdowns and he also ran a punt back 60 yards for TD.

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“Michael does a lot of things for us,” BP head coach Chad Gimbel said. “He made a lot of plays tonight on offense and defense.”


Passing: John Rumpza, 19-for-29, 350, 5 TD

Receiving: Michael Thomas, 5-for-132, 3 TD; Cole Sunde, 6-for-111, 2 TD; Weston Fiebiger, 4-for-68

Rushing: Scott Romeo, 12-for-61, TD; Jake Decker, 6-for-47, TD