Prep football is back!

PrepScenesquareThe prep football season got off to a fast start last week with the defending St. Paul City and Minneapolis City Conference champions earning opening season victories.

 

Gardner scores three times for the Minutemen

GARRETT GARDNER rushed for three touchdowns, quarterback SAM GUBBRUD hit DEVIN STAUNING for another score, and JAMAL GALATO also hit paydirt as St. Paul Central, the defending

Sam Gubbrud
Sam Gubbrud

conference champions, defeated Minneapolis Southwest 33-22. Quarterback DESHAUN BROWN  ran for two touchdowns and connected with NICK DAUNHEIMER for another score for the Lakers, who lead 22-15 at the half.

 

Reyes hits paydirt four times in victory for Millers

Quarterback ALEX REYES scored four touchdowns, DEANGELO-PRUIT COOPER returned an interception for another, and ALBERT DEMMINGS also scored in leading defending Minneapolis City Conference champ Washburn to a 48-34 victory over St. Paul Highland Park.

KWASHON COLLINS-WESTLUND rushed for three touchdowns and caught another for the Scots.

 

Deshaun Brown Photos by Mitchell Palmer McDonald
Deshaun Brown
Photos by Mitchell Palmer McDonald

Mobley leads Governors

JALEN MOBLEY, one of the state’s top basketball players, showed last week that he could hold his own on the gridiron as well, scoring three touchdowns in leading St. Paul Johnson to a 38-36 nonconference football victory on Minneapolis Henry.

Mobley scored on two pass receptions and a kickoff return. ANTHONY SEELY scored on the ground, and KEJUON BURTON returned a punt for another touchdown for the Governors.

The Patriots got outstanding performances from quarterback QUITEN SKINNER (five touchdown passes), JERMEL DAVIS (two touchdown receptions and a kickoff return for a score), ISIAH SKINNER (two touchdown receptions) and JACARIUS FORD (one touchdown reception).

 

Three time’s the charm for Perry and the Tommies.

Running back QUINDELL PERRY scored three touchdowns, quarterback MONTREA TALABI accounted for three more scores (two rushing and one pass to YAHYE JAMA), leading Minneapolis Edison to a 40-7 victory over St. Paul Humboldt.

 

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