Wayzata wins it’s 2nd State Football Title tonight by defeating the Blaine Bengals 27-7. Many of the outlets are talking about the 99 yard drive in the 3rd quarter that ended with a backwards pass from John Ries to Fritz Rock, and from Rock to a wide open Matt Tarpley in the end zone to make it 20-7. Blaine was never able to recover as Wayzata had another take away as Jack Egan intercepted a pass and returned the ball to the Bengal 5 yard line. Chris Kroeten punched in a touchdown to make it 27-7 in the 4th.
The following is the media report:
- Wayzata.com – WAYZATA FOOTBALL 2008: Wayzata beats Blaine 27-7 in the Prep Bowl, remains unbeaten for perfect 13-0 season
- Wayzata.com – Wayzata Football Schedule 2008 recap
- Star Tribune – Wayzata finishes perfect season
- Star Tribune – Trojans unmatched
- KARE 11 – Wayzata stops Blaine’s upset streak in 5A finals
- Jamestown Sun – Wayzata stops Blaine’s upset streak in finals
- Pioneer Press – Wayzata turns 99-yard drive into Class AAAAA state football championship
- Pioneer Press – 99-yard victory lap
- Pioneer Press – MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
- MSBN – Internet radio broadcast archive of the Wayzata versus Blaine
- Minnesota Sports Online – 5A Championship: Blaine vs Wayzata
- MSHSL – Recap
- MSHSL – Box Score
More to come!