MINNEAPOLIS – Washburn entered the postseason as the top seed in the 3-5A section tournament. They got a bye in the 1st round, but their 2nd round opponent, Bloomington Kennedy, wouldn’t roll over for the Millers.
This was an incredibly competitive game. Both teams traded touchdowns throughout the contest and when the end of the 4th quarter rolled around, the game was tied at 35. In overtime, Washburn scored first, but Kennedy responded to tie the game at 42 and force a 2nd OT. Kennedy got the ball first in the second overtime period. But they turned it over and Washburn was able to score a touchdown and the win as they beat Kennedy 48-42 in double overtime.
Washburn will now play Apple Valley in the section 3 championship game.