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Tigers open season with two wins

Nevis' Jacob Keranen tackled Floodwood running back Willow Christensen for a loss during Friday night's game.1 / 2
Nevis' Robbie Hine (53) looked for some running room during Friday night's game against Floodwood.2 / 2

Collin Huckbody threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 155 yards and another score in leading Nevis to a 28-6 Great Northern Conference 9-man football victory over Floodwood Friday night.

Huckbody hit Taylor Chase on a 41-yard scoring route and found Robbie Hine on a 10-yard scoring route as the Tigers built a 14-0 lead after the first quarter.

Huckbody followed a 1-yard TD plunge with a 20-yard TD pass to Chase as the Tigers carried a 28-6 lead into the half.

Neither team scored in the second half.

The Tigers compiled 443 yards in total offense with Chase catching five passes for 118 yards and Hine making three receptions for 87 yards.

Floodwood fell to 1-1 on the season.

Floodwood 0 6 0 0....6

Nevis 14 14 0 0....28


N-T. Chase 41 pass from Huckbody (PAT failed)

N-Hine 10 pass from Huckbody

N- Huckbody 1 run (T. Chase pass from Huckbody)

F-Heggedahl TD run (PAT failed)

N-T. Chase 20 pass from Huckbody (PAT failed)


RUSHING: Huckbody 16-155, Hitchcock 9-27, Hine 2-10, A. Becker 3-(-1), Miller 1-(-5).

PASSING: Huckbody 11-17-2 for 267 yards.

RECEIVING: T. Chase 5-118, Hine 3-87, C. Chase 2-50, A. Becker 1-12.

Tigers blank Wrenshall

Huckbody threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 135 yards as the Tigers opened the season with a 36-0 win over Wrenshall on Aug. 31.

Huckbody hit Gerald Beckerleg on a 12-yard TD pass in the first quarter and found Hine on a 57-yard scoring route in the second quarter as Nevis led 14-0 at the half.

Austin Becker scored on a pair of 8-yard TD runs in the third quarter to push the Tigers' lead to 30-0.

Kiefer Miller hit Hine on a 16-yard scoring pass in the fourth quarter to conclude the scoring.

Gavin Hitchcock rushed for 99 yards, Hine caught two passes for 73 yards and Beckerleg had three receptions for 55 yards as the Tigers compiled 481 yards in total offense.

Wrenshall 0 0 0 0....0

Nevis 8 6 16 6....36


N-Beckerleg 12 pass from Huckbody (Hitchcock run)

N-Hine 57 pass from Huckbody (PAT failed)

N-A. Becker 8 run (Beckerleg pass from Huckbody)

N-A. Becker 8 run (C. Chase pass from Huckbody)

N-Hine 16 pass from Miller (PAT failed)


RUSHING: Huckbody 11-135, Hitchcock 9-99, A. Becker 5-28, Hine 5-22, Miller 3-15, Feder 1-1.

PASSING: Huckbody 5-16-1 for 164 yards; Miller 1-1-0 for 16 yards; A. Becker 0-1-0 for 0 yards.

RECEIVING: Beckerleg 3-55, Hine 2-73, T. Chase 2-49, C. Chase 1-3.