High School Football: Rangers rally to upset I-Falls

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INTERNATIONAL FALLS — Ashton Hann rushed for a touchdown and completed 16-of-31 passes for 312 yards and three more scores, to rally the No. 3 seeded Crosby-Ironton Rangers past No. 2 seeded International Falls 38-22 in the Section 7-2A semifinals Tuesday, Nov. 17

The Rangers scored 32 unanswered points in the second half before the Broncos found the endzone with 42 seconds remaining.

In the third quarter, Kale Dugan ran 3 yards for a score, Hann scampered 45 yards to the end zone and tossed a 10-yard strike to Cam Durant.

Dugan scored for the second time from 3 yards out in the fourth and Gabe Kramer caught a 36-yarder from Hann to make it 38-16 with 1:50 left to play.

C-I trailed 16-6 at halftime with the only Ranger points coming on a 19-yard Hann to Kramer pass.


Dugan rushed for 100 yards on 28 carries and Hann ran for 81 yards on eight attempts. Kramer caught nine passes for 167 yards and Dugan picked up 70 yards on four catches.

Defensively, the Rangers held the Broncos to just 37 yards rushing with Ean Hunter and Jordan Mount each recording 7.5 tackles.

C-I is scheduled to play top-seeded Mesabi East for the Section 7-2A championship 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 at Proctor.

Crosby-Ironton 0 6 20 12 -- 38
International Falls 8 8 0 6 -- 22

First quarter
IF-Riley Larson 7 run (Larson run) 10:40


Second quarter
CI-Gabe Kramer 19 pass from Ashton Hann (pass fail)
IF-Cullen Rein 35 pass from Ben Glowack (Rein pass from Glowack)

Third quarter
CI-Kale Dugan 3 run (Dietrich Winegarner pass from Hann) 6:50
CI-Hahn 45 run (run fail) 4:55
CI-Cam Durant 10 pass from Hann (pass fail) 1:14

Fourth quarter
CI-Dugan 3 run (pass fail)
CI-Kramer 36 pass from Hann (pass fail) 1:50
IF-Tucker Hell 32 pass from Glowack (pass fail) 0:42

Team statistics
Rushes-yards: C-I 37-182, IF 29-37
Pass comp-att-int-yds: C-I 16-31-1-312, IF 20-42-1-301
Total offense: C-I 68-494, IF 71-338


Individual leaders
Rushing: CI-Kale Dugan 28-100, Ashton Hahn 8-81, Gabe Kramer 1-1; IF-Riley Larson 8-26
Passing: CI-Ashton Hahn 16-31-1-312; IF-Ben Glowack 20-42-1-301
Receiving: CI-Gabe Kramer 9-167, Kale Dugan 4-70, Dietrich Winegarner 2-65, Cam Durant 1-10; IF-Tucker Hell 5-110, Cullen Rein 6-85
Overall: C-I 2-5. Next: C-I vs. No. 1 Mesabi East in Section 7-2A final at Proctor 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21.
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