College Football: Rochester hands 15th-ranked Raiders first loss


ROCHESTER — Rochester Community and Technical College scored 24 unanswered points in the first quarter and went on to saddle the 15th-ranked Central Lakes College Raiders with their first defeat 48-21 in the Southern Division opener for both teams Saturday.

Running back Alex Schliesmann rushed 25 times for 226 yards and a touchdown for the 4-0 Yellowjackets.

Joe Strike led the Rochester defense as he intercepted two passes and returned both for touchdowns.

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