Champlin Park running back Datrice Mulsumo sliced his way through the Coon Rapids defense for five touchdowns and 297 yards rushing in Friday’s 38-22 win for the Rebels.
Coon Rapids football
Andover and Coon Rapids came together to help raise money through the Tackle Cancer program during Friday’s football game at Huskies Stadium on a picturesque fall evening. Andover (3-0) topped Coon Rapids (1-2) 40-14 in a Northwest Suburban Conference contest Sept. 13.
One week after Coon Rapids turned some heads in a tough opening game loss at Totino-Grace, it was the Cardinals’ turn to end their losing ways. Coon Rapids (1-1) scored its first win in nearly two years beating Park Center 23-7 in the home opener to end a 10-game losing streak.
No doubt Coon Rapids made progress over the off-season, but the result was still a loss against Totino-Grace, this time by way of a 23-12 score in Fridley Aug. 29.
Spring Lake Park (9-1) tangled with Totino-Grace (10-0) in yet another section game between the two former North Suburban Conference rivals.
Fans inside Panthers Stadium were treated to an action-packed finish as Spring Lake Park held on for a 27-26 win against Andover in the Section 4-AAAAA football semifinal Oct. 27.
The final night of the regular season saw Blaine top Anoka and No. 2 ranked Spring Lake Park finished off a perfect regular season with a 29-20 win at St. Francis in a North Suburban Conference contest.