Late drive sends Spring Grove to the semifinals

New Ulm, Minn. (WXOW)  Alex Folz hit Kai Bjerke with the game-winning touchdown pass with 33 seconds left to lift Spring Grove to a 27-26 win over Russell-Tyler-Ruthton in a MSHSL 9-man quarterfinal.

Spring Grove built a 21-6 lead thanks to two touchdowns from Noah Elton, one of them for 97 yards.

R-T-R then scored the next 20 point to take a 27-21 lead with under two minutes left before Folz and Bjerke connected.

Spring Grove advances to the 9-man State semifinals next week Thursday at U.S. Bank Stadium at 11:30 AM.

Scott Emerich

Scott Emerich

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