Melrose hands Maple Lake Irish a 21-14 loss


No. 80 Alex Toedter clears the way for No. 24 running back, Logan McCollough. Melrose defeated the Irish 21-14 on Friday, Sept. 30. The Irish will take on Rockford this week at its homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 7.

No. 9, tight end, Cole Trager, holds the ball for Irish kicker, Andy Mavencamp. Mavencamp had two good kicks in the Irish loss to Melrose. (Photos by Chad Pingel)

Melrose muscled past Maple Lake to hand the Irish its second loss in two weeks, Friday, Sept. 30, at Melrose with a 21-14 victory.
The Irish were up 14-7 after touchdowns by Alex Toedter and Ben Triplett in the Mid State Sub-Division I match-up. It wasn’t until the fourth quarter that injuries and penalties cost them the lead and the game.
Toedter ran 28 yards on nine carries for the Irish and scored one touchdown in the first quarter. Kicker Andy Mavencamp got the extra point.

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