High School Football: Royalton rushes past Benson

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ROYALTON -- A 27-point second half catapulted the Royalton Royals to a 34-7 Mid-State Subdistrict 3 victory over Benson Friday, Sept. 27.

Brady Conrad rushed for 119 yards and a touchdown and Connor Carlson rushed for 117 yard and two scores.

Quarterback Tyler Swenson was 1-for-1 for a 16-yard touchdown pass to Tristan Pekula.

Brady Brown and Dylan Skwira picked off passes for Royalton, which has won two straight.


Royalton 7 0 14 13 -- 34

Home 0 0 0 7 -- 7

First quarter

R-Josh Smieja 1 4run (kick)

Third quarter

R-Connor Carlson 4 run (kick)

R-Tristan Pekula 16 pass from Tyler Swenson (kick)


Fourth quarter

R-Carlson 14 run (kick)

B-15 pass from Will Enderson (kick)

R-Brady Conrad 6 run (kick failed)

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: R 342, B 18

Pass comp-att-int-yds: R 1-1-0-16, B 17-28-2-178


Total offense: R 59-358, B 47-196

Individual leaders

Rushing: R-Brady Conrad 12-119, Connor Carlson 15-117, Dylan Skwira 9-58, Aaron Block 9-47, Gavin Sowada 4-3, Josh Smieja 2-3, Drew Yourczek 1-(-5)

Passing: R-Tyler Swenson 1-1-16

Receiving: R-Tristan Pekula 1-16

Overall: R 2-3. Next: Royalton at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4.

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