Football: Blossoms top NRHEG in opener

Published 11:57 pm Friday, August 30, 2013

NEW RICHLAND — The Blooming Prairie football team opened its season on a strong note as it beat New Richland-HEG (0-1 overall) 28-7 on the road Friday.

BP junior John Rumpza threw for 351 yards and four scores as the Awesome Blossoms (1-0 overall) rolled to a win.

“It’s the first game and we have a lot of things we need to get better at,” BP head coach Chad Gimbel said. “I thought our effort was good.”

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Hunter Rudlong hauled in three TDs for BP, Ryan Doerhoefer had nine tackles and Brett Wacek had seven tackles.

BP had 10 different receivers catch passes in the win.


Passing: John Rumpza, 29-for-43, 351, 4 TD, INT; Receiving: Hunter Rudlong, 7-for-89, 3 TD; Cole Sunde, 7-for-90; Jake Decker, 5-for-75; Kameron Holmes, 2-for-21, TD; rushing: Jake Decker, 10-for-35