High School Football: Huskies rush past Pirates

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CROOKSTON — Griffin Decker and Blake Clark each rushed for two touchdowns as Pillager defeated Crookston 30-6 in a non-subdistrict matchup Friday, Oct. 30.

Decker put Pillager on the scoreboard with a 55-yard dash with 9:42 left in the second quarter. Decker scored on a 1-yard plunge with just 50 seconds left in the half to give the Huskies a 16-0 halftime lead over the Pirates.

Crookston responded with a touchdown early in the third quarter, but one minute later Blake Clark ran for a 50-yard touchdown to give Pillager a 23-6 lead after three quarters. Clark capped off the scoring with a 3-yard burst in the fourth quarter for the final score.

Decker rushed for 127 yards on 15 carries. Clark rushed for 65 yards and threw for 22 yards.


Pillager 0 16 6 8 -- 30
Crookston 0 0 6 0 -- 6

Second quarter
P - Griffin Decker 55 run (conversion run) 9:42
P - Decker 1 run (conversion run) :50

Third quarter
C - G. Gunderson 24 run (conversion failed) 11:48
P - Blake Clark 50 run (conversion failed) 10:58

Fourth quarter
P - Clark 3 run (conversion run) 8:17


Team statistics
Rushes-yards: Pill 41-300, C 47-130
Pass comp-att-int-yds: Pill 3-4-22, C 2-5-18
Total offense: Pill 45-322, C 52-148

Individual leaders
Rushing: Pill-Griffin Decker 15-127, Blake Clark 9-65, Quintin Laveau 5-39, Hunter Gjovik 6-23, Jacob Dixon 2-19, Cyle Westman 1-7
Passing: Pill-Clark 3-4-22
Receiving: Pill-Cole Hiltner 2-19, Laveau 1-3
Overall: Pill 2-2. Next: Pillager hosts West Central 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 .
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