Blossoms dominate Loyola in opener

Published 10:27 pm Friday, August 29, 2014

The Blooming Prairie football team opened its season in solid fashion as they topped Mankato Loyola (1-1 overall, 1-1 Gopher) 48-13 in BP Friday.

John Rumpza threw for five TDs and ran for another score to lead the Awesome Blossoms (1-0 overall, 1-0 Gopher).

The Blossoms had a balanced attack as they threw for 217 yards and ran for 207. On defense, BP had three interceptions and it held Loyola to 248 yards of offense.

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“It was a good first game and it was nice to see us hitting on all cylinders offensively,” BP head coach Chad Gimbel said.

The game was called with 7:08 left in the fourth quarter due to lightning.


Passing: John Rumpza, 14-for-18, 217, 5 TD; receiving: Tristan Habberman, 4-for-107, 2 TD; Cole Sunde, 2-for-46, TD; rushing: Jake Decker, 9-for-107; Rumpza, 4-for-39, TD