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WATCH: WDAY's First Down Friday - Week 3

Watch Davies sneaks by Bismarck, plus highlights from 12 other games on WDAY's First Down Friday.

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Moorhead quarterback Gavin Quade rushes against Brainerd on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Jim Gotta Field.
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MOORHEAD CAN'T KEEP UP IN FIRST LOSS TO BRAINERD SINCE 2018

MOORHEAD — The Spuds trailed for most of the first half, before engineering a 95-yard third-quarter drive that ended with a Gavin Quade touchdown. Brainerd came back to retake the lead and pull away for a 27-10 win. Warriors running back Damien Bentho led the way with 185 yards rushing.

Moorhead travels to Bemidji for a meeting with the Lumberjacks.

SHANLEY DOES IT ALL IN SHUTOUT WIN OVER FARGO SOUTH

FARGO — The Deacons welcome Fargo South for homecoming in a cross town battle. Opening drive of the game Quarterback Michael Rostberg took it himself for a 3-yard touchdown run to put Shanley up early. Rosterberg would find Joey Dukart for the Deacons second touchdown of the first half. Shanley went into the halftime break up 17-0.

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The third quarter is when Shanley blew the doors open with two punt return touchdowns by Kaden Christmann and Sam Osvak. Tack on another fumble recovery for a touchdown and another punt return touchdown by Christmann, the Deacons stormed away to a 49-0 win on homecoming.

Shanley, now 3-0, travels to West Fargo Sheyenne next week. That game can be seen on WDAY Xtra. Fargo South, now 2-1, heads to Devils Lake next week.

DAVIES WINS IN BARN BURNER OVER BISMARCK

FARGO — The Eagles coming off of an upset win against West Fargo Sheyenne stay at home against Bismarck. Leading 14-7, Oliver Lucht would stretch into the endzone to put Davies up 21-7. Maddox Maloney had one of the plays of the night with a diving catch for a 35-yard touchdown.

Eagles held on to win 35-28 over Bismarck. Fargo Davies travels to West Fargo next week. Bismarck stays at home next week against cross town rival Legacy.

SHEYENNE BOUNCES BACK WITH CONVINCING WIN OVER 11AA POWER CENTURY

BISMARCK — After a shocking upset loss at the hands of Davies last week, Sheyenne appeared to be back on track on the road at Century. The Mustangs broke a 14-14 tie at the end of the half with a Caleb Duerr to Kaden Rahr touchdown connection. That was the first score of 27 unanswered for Sheyenne as they rolled to a 41-14 win.

Sheyenne returns home to host Shanley next week in WDAY's game of the week, which can be seen live on WDAY Xtra and online at Inforum.com.

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LEGACY GETS FIRST-EVER WIN OVER WEST FARGO

BISMARCK — After six straight losses to West Fargo, Legacy finally got its first win over the Packers. West Fargo opened the scoring with a Cole Tiedeman touchdown strike to Payton McGregor, but a missed extra point made it 6-0. In the closing moments of the first half, Legacy's Logan Miller connected with Wyatt Kraft twice on a touchdown drive. That score ended up being the difference in a 7-6 Saber win. West Fargo visits Davies next week.

NORTH REMAINS UNBEATEN WITH SHUTOUT WIN OVER WAHPETON

FARGO — It took a quarter to get the scoring started, but Fargo North had no trouble shutting out Wahpeton. In the second quarter, Peder Haugo went 34 yards to score his first of three touchdowns in the game. The Spartans are off to their best start since 2001 and visit Bismarck St. Mary's next week.

RED RIVER ROUGH RIDERS ROUT TURTLE MOUNTAIN

GRAND FORKS — Fourth-ranked Red River is off to its best start since 2016 where the Roughriders started that season 2-1. This week saw Turtle Mountain travel to Cushman Field.

Pearce Parks started the scoring in the first quarter, taking the high snap and taking it 44-yards for the touchdown. The two point conversion made 8-0. Later in the half Parks finds Hudson Flom for another touchdown. Red River wins 47-12, the highest point total of the season.

The Roughriders face Grand Forks Central next week.

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KINDRED CRUISES PAST OAK GROVE AT HOME

KINDRED- Top ranked in 11B Kindred stays at home in week 3 to take on Oak Grove. Vikings up by seven early, Jorgen Swenson finds Charlie Biewer for a 65-yard touchdown to make it 14-0. Vikings would score on all six first half possessions. Swenson tallied four touchdowns in the first half alone.

Kindred stays perfect beating Oak Grove 46-14. The Vikings head to Northern Cass next week. The Grovers take on Lisbon from Davies High School.

LINTON/HMB TURNS IT AROUND AGAINST NORTHERN CASS

Northern Cass off to a 1-2 start looked to hand Linton/HMB its third straight loss. In the third quarter, Julian Liechtenberg looked for one of his teammates, instead he's intercepted Trace King of the Lions.

King would later score on a run as Linton/HMB wins 38-6. Northern Cass will host the top ranked Kindred Vikings next week.

CENTRAL CASS CONTINUES BOUNCE BACK OVER LISBON

LISBON — Central Cass on the road to take on Lisbon in 11B. Owen Wiersma was the star tonight with three rushing touchdowns for the Squirrels. They would go on to win in commanding fashion 36-6.

Central Cass returns home next week against Sargent County. Lisbon looks to bounce back on the road against Oak Grove.

DETROIT LAKES STAYS PERFECT AFTER WIN IN EAST GRAND FORKS

EAST GRAND FORKS — The Lakers coming off a big week 1 win travel to East Grand Forks. EGF would strike first with a 4-yard rushing score. The Lakers storm back on the road and take down the Green Wave 21-7.

Detroit Lakes stays on the road against Thief River Falls next week. EGF will travel down to Park Rapids.

D-G-F HOLDS OFF RALLY AT HOME AGAINST PEQUOT LAKES

GLYNDON-- Despite a rally from Pequot Lakes, D-G-F holds off the Patriot's comeback to win at home 36-34 on Senior Night. Owen Leach got the offense going for the Rebels, connecting with Jordan Summers for a 48-yard connection and that sparked Summers' big night. He found the endzone on the first two possessions.

D-G-F has now won 11 straight games on home field, dating back to 2019. The Rebels hit the road for the first time this season next Friday, when traveling to Perham.

Cullen Holt is a sports anchor and reporter for WDAY News, while handling play-by-play duties for high school and select college sports.
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