Kingsland’s Isiah Bubany turns the corner as Rushford-Peterson pursues.  Kingsland’s Isiah Bubany turns the corner as Rushford-Peterson pursues.
Kingsland’s Isiah Bubany turns the corner as Rushford-Peterson pursues. Kingsland’s Isiah Bubany turns the corner as Rushford-Peterson pursues.
The Kingsland Knights football team lost to Rushford-Peterson in football last Friday night, 42-8. The Trojans are tied for sixth in the latest state poll of football rankings.

Ethan Cronk had a good game on defense, coming up with eight tackles and one fumble recovery. Julius Wolfe, Chase Gasner and Eayen O'Byrne each had four tackles. Coming up with three tackles were Broc Fiegel and Jake Martin. Coming up with an interception was Quinn Larson.

The Knights lost the give-away/take-away stat, but only by one, three give-aways to two take-aways.

Larson led the team in rushing yardage, coming up with 40 yards on six carries (6.7/carry). Jordan Meskill had 10 touches for a total of 23 yards. Others in on the rushing stats were Carter Reiland (6/17 yds.), JJ Fenske (4/8 yds.), Isiah Bubany (1/8 yds.) and Cronk (1/-2 yds.). O'Byrne scored the only touchdown for Kingsland, carrying the ball in from one yard out. Marcus Plaehn caught a pass from Larson for a two-point conversion.

In the passing department, Kingsland was nine for 30. All of the Knights' passing was done by quarterback Larson. He also threw three interceptions. Larson's passes went to five different receivers for a total of 115 yards: Reiland (3/41 yds), Fenske (1/6 yds), Bubany (3/29 yds), Meskill (1/20 yds) and Plaehn (1/19 yds). Larson was also sacked five times for -15 yards.

Special team's players were Bubany (kickoff returns, punt returns), Larson (punting, kickoff returns), Meskill (kickoff returns) and Fiegel (kickoffs).

Friday night the Knights (0-5) play host to Hayfield (2-2).

Game notes

• Kingsland only had one penalty in the game, for a total of five yards.

• Rushford-Peterson returned two kickoffs for touchdowns, 83 yards and 73 yards.

• 16 different players for Kingsland got into the defensive stats.

• Kingsland trailed at halftime, 28-0.

Team scoring

Kingsland 0-0- 8-0 = 8

Rushford-Peterson 21-7-14-0 = 42

Team stats

Kingsland R-P

First downs 15 9

Rushing 29 carries, 95 yds 33 carries, 190 yds

1 TD, 0 fumbles 2 TD's, 1 fumble lost

Passing 9/30, 115 yds 7/16, 168 yds

0 TD's, 3 INT 2 TD's, 0 INT

Total yards 59 plays, 210 yds 49 plays, 358 yds

Penalties 1, 5 yards 4, 30 yards