High School Football: Turnovers help Gobblers advance over Rock Ridge

Aitkin hosts Rock Ridge in the Section 7-3A Quarterfinals Tuesday, Oct. 25.

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AITKIN — Tanner Nissen rushed for 70 yards and recorded two of Aitkins’ five interceptions as the No. 3 Aitkin Gobblers defeated the No. 6 Rock Ridge Wolverines 14-0 in the Section 7-3A Quarterfinals Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Jacob Williams tallied 153 rushing yards and a touchdown while Alex Palm caught a 46-yard touchdown pass from Bradyn Smith in the first quarter for the Gobblers.

Aitkin improves to 6-3 on the season and will next face Pequot Lakes in the Section 7-3A semifinals Saturday, Oct. 29.

Rock Ridge 0 0 0 0 – 0
Aitkin 6 8 0 0 – 14
First quarter A-Alex Palm 46-yard reception from Bradyn Smith (run failed) 0:01
Second quarter A-Jacob Williams 5-yard run (Alex Palm pass to Nathan Price) 0:21
Overall: A 6-3. Next: Aitkin at Pequot Lakes 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

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