Prep football: Melrose 14, Benson 12

Prep football: Melrose 14, Benson 12

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Prep football: Melrose 14, Benson 12

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Melrose’s Seth Noll blocked a 22-yard field goal with two seconds left in the fourth quarter to preserve the win against Benson.

Seth Noll led the Dutchmen with 149 yards on the ground with one TD.

Melrose took a 14-0 lead in the second quarter, but Benson came back with two TDs.

The Braves failed a two-point conversion after their second TD midway through the fourth quarter.

Benson 0 6 0 6 12
Melrose 7 7 0 0 14

M — Seth Noll 14 run (Dallas Rieland kick)

M — Blake Gerads 18 pass from Matthew Beste (Rieland kick)

B — Aaron Ahrendt 15 run (kick failed)

B — Ryan Hampton 25 pass from Ahrendt (run failed)

Individual statistics

Rushing: B — Ahrendt 20-51, Lincoln Paul 2-24, Taner Gimberling 3-23, Zach Jensen 7-13; M — Noll 20-149, Genrty Middendorf 11-44, Nathan Dragseth 4-9, Beste 4-3.

Passing: B — Ahrendt 14-23-0-148; M — Beste 6-11-1-79.

Receiving: B — Paul 7-62, Hampton 4-48, Jensen 2-29, Jacob Connelly 1-9; M — Gerads 2-38, Drake Meyer 2-21, Noll 1-16, Hunter Radamacher 1-4.

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