THIEF RIVER FALLS — Spencer Fenske connected with Austin Bjorge for a 44-yard touchdown pass while Jalen Wuchko rushed for 117 yards and a score for fifth-seeded Little Falls as the Flyers fell to No. 4 Thief River Falls 41-14 in Tuesday’s Section 8-4A opening round.
Little Falls finished their season with a 3-6 record.
Little Falls 7 7 0 0 — 14
Thief River Falls 6 8 14 13 — 41
LF: Jalen Wuchko 11 run (Thomas Bell kick)
TRF: Ian Lund 4 run (run failed)
LF: Austin Bjorge 44 pass from Spencer Fenske (Bell kick)
TRF: Nathanael Holecek 1 run (Logan Johnson pass from Nick Hoffard)
TRF: TyJuan Brown 7 run (Holden Nelson pass from Hoffard)
TRF: Holecek 6 run (run failed)
TRF: Holecek 1 run (Jacob Leier kick)
TRF: Alex Finseth 86 run (kick failed)
Rushes-yards: LF 23-138, TRF 67-335
Pass comp-att-int-yds: LF 4-11-2-71, TRF 3-6-0-51
Total offense: LF 209, TRF 386
Rushing: LF-Jalen Wuchko 18-117, TRF-TyJuan Brown 11-56
Passing: LF-Spencer Fenske 4-11-2-71, TRF-Nick Hoffard 3-6-0-51
Receiving: LF-Austin Bjorge 1-44, TRF-Alex Johnson 2-36
Overall: LF finishes 3-6. Next: Thief River Falls at No. 1-seeded Detroit Lakes in Section 8-4A semifinals 7 p.m. Saturday.