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Zach Eystad tip-toed along the sideline on a punt return during Park Rapids' Section 8AAA playoff game against Roseau Saturday afternoon.

Panthers avenge loss to Roseau, advance to section championship

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In the regular-season finale, a muddy field at Roseau hindered the running game of the Park Rapids football team in a 16-6 loss.

Footing wasn't a problem for the Panthers in the rematch Saturday afternoon at Vern Weekley Field.


The Panthers compiled 362 yards, including 184 yards on the ground, in the first half alone in building a 34-6 lead en route to a 41-14 victory in a Section 8AAA semifinal playoff game.

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