For the first time in nearly two years, Andover (1-3) shutout the opposition.
The 39-0 win against Irondale was the first win of the season for the Huskies, who have owned Irondale at Huskies Stadium winning the last two contests by a combined 81-3 score.
Blaine (3-1) celebrated homecoming in style with a 35-3 win to keep Coon Rapids (0-4) searching for its first win of the season in a North Division of the Northwest Suburban Conference contest.
Spring Lake Park’s woes against rival Totino-Grace continued Friday night after a two-point conversion attempt fell short in a 34-33 loss in overtime. Totino-Grace had a chance to end the game in the final minute but missed a 26-yard field goal. The drive was set up after Eagles cornerback Luke Russel intercepted a pass from Panthers quarterback Derek Salwei with seven minutes left in regulation.
Even though Coon Rapids (0-3) and Anoka (1-2) were winless in the standings, both knew they were close to finding their first of the season.
Sparked by an 83-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by senior captain Aaron Murphy, Spring Lake Park regained control of “The Block” traveling trophy from Irondale after a 26-12 win Sept. 5.
Coon Rapids made too many mistakes against a solid Bloomington Jefferson team to lose the home opener at Cardinals Stadium 18-6 Friday.