The Faribault Falcons had a 20-0 halftime lead and never looked back against Red Wing at Bruce Smith Field tonight,  The final score was 34-0.

The Cannon Falls Bombers homecoming game against Zumbrota-Mazeppa was the featured broadcast on KDHL.  The Bombers dominated the Cougars 54-7.

Faribault Bethlehem Academy suffered their first loss of the season in Harmony falling to the Fillmore Central Falcons 19-8.

The Falcons game was broadcast on POWER 96 Radio and carried live on the Faribault Public Schools YouTube channel and will be replayed on FCTV.

Faribault finished the game with 505 total yards on offense compared to Red Wing's 172.

The Falcons rushed for 393 yards and threw for 112 while the Wingers finished the game with 45 yards rushing and 127 yards passing.

Senior running back Mathias Lenway had 228 yards on 25 carries and two touchdowns.

Senior quarterback Hunter Nelson finished with 104 yards on 11 carries and three scores.  He was 9 of 15 passing for 112 yards.

Issac Mata caught two passes for 51 yards.  Johnny Frank had 3 catches for 34 yards.  AJ Worrell two receptions for 8 yards.

Red Wing senior quarterback Cooper Chandler was 7 of 13 passing for 75 yards.  The Wingers leading rusher was Antonio Finley with 59 yards on 13 carries.

Their leading receiver was Tyler Rodgers with 5 catches for 79 yards.

Defensively Ian Ehlers led Faribault with 6 tackles.  Mathias Lenway had 5.5 tackles and a fumble recovery.  Owen Schultz also recovered a fumble for the Falcons.

Elijah Hammonds had 5.5 tackles including 3.5 sacks.

The Malecha's Auto Body of Faribault Crunch Time Faribault Players of the Game were Hammonds on defense and Nelson and Lenway on offense.

The Cashwise Foods of Owatonna delivery of the game was the performance delivered by Faribault's offensive line.  Center Tim Neirby, guards Devin Lockerby and Roman Garcia, tackles Brady Beske and Brody Esser delivered hole after hole for Lenway and company to run through.

Here are other football games from around the Faribault area Friday.

  • Blooming Prairie 47  Waterville-Elysian-Morristown  0
  • Blue Earth Area  55  LeSueur-Henderson  6
  • Cretin-Derham Hall 27  Apple Valley 14
  • East Ridge  31  Eagan  13
  • Eden Prairie 13  Rosemount  3
  • Fairmont  28  Waseca  15
  • Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop  44  Medford  6
  • Kasson-Mantorville  42  Albert Lea  14
  • Lakeville South  36  Farmington  14
  • Leroy-Ostrander 33  Mountain Lake Area  6
  • Lewiston-Altura  21  Caledonia  14
  • Mankato West  49  Rochester Century  0
  • Mayer Lutheran 36  Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton  0
  • New Prague  31  Northfield  6
  • Rochester Mayo  53  Rochester John Marshall  6
  • Shakopee  42  Edina  14
  • Southland  56  Lyle/Austin Pacelli  8
  • St. Peter  22  Jordan  21
  • Woodbury  28  Burnsville  0
  • Goodhue 34  Dover-Eyota  20
  • Grand Meadow  20  Spring Grove  17
  • Lake City  13  Plainview-Elgin-Millville  7
  • Prior Lake  17  Lakeville North  14
  • Stewartville  28  Byron  20
  • Tri-City United 26  Belle Plaine 13
  • Triton 31  Pine Island 29
  • St. Clair 14  NRHEG  13
  • Lanesboro 48  Houston  0
  • Mankato East  20  Winona  7

Thursday night scores included:

  • Randolph  50  Winona Cotter 12
  • Rushford-Peterson 35  Wabasha-Kellogg  0

Saturday games are:

  • Noon Hayfield at Kenyon-Wanamingo
  • 1:00 p.m.  Austin at Owatonna
  • 2:00 p.m. Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial at Maple River
  • 2:00 p.m.  Sibley East at Norwood-Young America
  • 3:00 p.m.  United South Central at Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons

The Falcons are at Kasson-Mantorville next Friday on POWER 96 Radio and the POWER 96 app beginning 6:45 p.m.

The featured game on KDHL and FREE KDHL app will be Bethlehem Academy's Homecoming game against the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights Friday night at 6:45 p.m.

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