Blooming Prairie football team knocks off Southland

Published 10:45 pm Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The No. 3 seeded Blooming Prairie football team upended No. 6 Southland by a score of 54-22 in a Section 1A quarterfinal game in BP Tuesday.

Sophomore Matthew Pryor racked up career highs of 241 rushing yards and five touchdowns in the win for the Awesome Blossoms (7-2 overall).

“The offensive line did a great job of blocking in the first half,” BP head coach Chad Gimbel said. “They opened up holes and got him into the second and third levels.”

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Carl Mueller threw for 360 yards and three TDs for Rebels (2-7 overall).

BP will play at No. 2 Rushford-Peterson Saturday at 7 p.m.


Rushing: Matthew Pryor, 21-for-241, 5 TDs

Passing: Seth Peterson, 12-for-19, 196, 2 TDs

Receiving: Payton Simon, 4-for-83, TD; Gabe Hagen, 3-for-20, TD


Passing: Carl Muller, 21-for-38, 360, 3 TDs

Receiving: Jared Landherr, 10-for-131