The Austin Packers are heading back to the State Tournament for the third straight year! They defeated Red Wing 55-34 in the section finals, Friday night at the Mayo Civic Center. Austin led 24-19 after Red Wing closed the first half on a 9-0 run. The Pack opened the 2nd half with a 10-0 run of their own and cruised to the victory. The Packers defense was relentless throughout the entire game, holding the Wingers to a season low 34 points.
Austin will begin State Tournament play on Wednesday of this week. The time and opponent will be determined this weekend.
Here are the highlights:
Austin scoring: Bret Lukes 15, Zach Wessels 14, Gach Gach 14, Ajuda Nywesh 10, Curtis Oberbroeckling 1, Jacob Kempen 1