Area Football: Jansson throws for two scores in Cardinals loss
STAPLES — Kyle Jansson threw for two scores and Michael Beach ran for one in a 27-18 Heart O’ Lakes Conference loss for Staples-Motley to Warroad Friday night in Staples.
Jansson connected with Ryan Johnson on a 39 yard strike to open the scoring in the first quarter and hooked up with Zach Fietek for a 21 yard scoring pass to start the second quarter.
Beach scored on a one yard burst to give the Cardinals an 18-14 lead. The Warriors Kedon Sweetney then score two of his four touchdowns to put the game away for Warroad.
Tackle cancer night will be next Friday for Staples-Motley with proceeds going to the Randy Shaver and Community Field.
Warroad 7 7 0 13 — 27
Staples-Motley 6 6 0 6 — 18
SM — Ryan Johnson 39 pass from Kyle Jansson (conversion failed)
War — Kedon Sweetney 5 run (kick good)
SM — Zach Fietek 21 pass from Jansson (conversion failed)
War — Sweetney 70 kickoff return (kick good)
SM — Michael Beach 1 run (conversion failed)
War — Sweetney 4 run (kick failed)
War — Sweetney 60 run (kick good)
Conference: SM 0-2. Overall: SM 0-3. Next: Staples-Motley hosts Detroit Lakes 7 p.m. Friday.