The Augsburg University, Minneapolis North, Minneapolis Patrick Henry, St. Paul Central, and Robbinsdale Cooper football teams have been led by some outstanding student-athletes this season.
Smith, Wilson lead Auggies
Wide receivers Dominic Smith and Tyrone Wilson have led the Augsburg University football team to victories over the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, Martin Luther College, and Gustavus Adolphus College before losing 27-24 to St. John’s University in MIAC action last Saturday afternoon.
Smith, who joined Augsburg after starring at White Bear Lake High School, has caught seven touchdown passes. Wilson, who prepped at New Richmond-Hartland-Ellendale, has five touchdown receptions for the 3-1 Auggies.
They are coached by Derrin Lamker.
Polars led by Brown and Darden
In victories over Holy Angels, South St. Paul, DeLaSalle, and Minneapolis Washburn, along with a loss to Ricori, Minneapolis North’s football team has been led by senior quarterback Kai’an Darden and classmate Kahlil Brown.
Darden has accounted for six touchdown passes and two scoring runs, while Brown has hit paydirt seven times on the ground for the 4-1 Polars.
They are coached by Charles Adams.
Patriot’s White-Sledge dominating
With victories over Richfield, St. Paul Como Park, Minneapolis Edison, and Minneapolis Roosevelt against one loss to Bloomington Kennedy, senior quarterback Davonte White-Sledge has been a dominant force for Minneapolis Patrick Henry’s football team.
White-Sledge has scored 12 rushing touchdowns and has also passed for three scores in leading the 4-1 Patriots.
They are coached by Mark Heiser.
Lankfard leading Minutemen
Junior quarterback Allan Lankfard Jr. has led St. Paul Central’s football team to victories over Bloomington Kennedy, Minneapolis Washburn, St. Paul Johnson, and St. Paul Harding/Humboldt, along with a loss to Mahtomedi.
Lankfard combined his passing and rushing skills for 11 touchdowns in leading the 4-1 Minutemen.
They are coached by Scott Howell.
Fox leads Hawks
With a loss to Robbinsdale Armstrong along with victories over Park Center, Minneapolis Southwest, St. Louis Park, and Apple Valley, the Robbinsdale football team has played well with senior quarterback Kameron Fox leading the way.
Fox has passed for eight touchdowns for the 4-1 Hawks.
They are coached by Willie Howard.