10-16 High school football roundup: Lewiston-Altura bounces back in dominating fashion | High School

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Photos: R-P FB vs Randolph

Rushford-Peterson’s Tommy Ekern (88) runs away from two Randolph defenders during Friday night football action in Rushford on October 16th, 2020.

Craig Johnson

LEWISTON — The Lewiston-Altura High School football team forced four turnovers and averaged over eight yards per rush, as they bounced back from a Week 1 loss in a big way with a dominating 53-6 victory over Goodhue Friday night. 

Quarterback Caleb Mueller completed 5 of 8 passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns while also rushing for two scores. Collin Bonow paced the rushing attack, tallying 149 yards rushing and a 28-yard touchdown. Nicholas Brand finished with an efficient 76 yards rushing on six carries, including touchdown runs of 4- and 49-yards in the fourth quarter. 

Carter Jonsgaard scored the first touchdown of the game on a 11-yard run in the first quarter. As a team, the Cardinals finished with 451 total yards with 368 coming on the ground. 

Defensively, the Cardinals (1-1) picked off Goodhue quarterback Will Opsahl three times with Bonow collecting two of them. Goodhue was also just 1-for-12 on third downs and 3 of 6 on fourth downs. 

The Cardinals will be back in action 7 p.m. Friday when they host the defending MSHSL Class 1A state champions Blooming Prairie.

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Randolph 32, Rushford-Peterson 22

RUSHFORD — After the Trojans took a 6-0 lead, the Rockets scored 22 unanswered points to hand Rushford-Peterson their second straight defeat. 

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