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Cardinals state run ends with semifinals

[email protected] - Spring Grove quarterback Alex Folz played a role in all seven of his team's scoring plays as the defending nine-man champion Lions rolled over the Cromwell-Wright Cardinals 48-12 last Thursday in the state semifinals at U.S. Bank Stadium. Spring Grove (13-0) moved on to play Mountain Lake Area in today's 10 a.m. championship at Prep Bowl 37.

Spring Grove set the tone early and often in the first quarter, taking the opening kickoff to midfield and then scoring seconds later on a Folz 24-yard run. A few minutes later, Folz found Kai Bjerke streaking downfield...