CROOKSTON - Matt Michaelson rushed for 100 yards on 28 carries and Jeff Redmond threw for 170 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 19-6 North Heart O'Lakes Conference victory over the Crookston Pirates.
Redmond hit Nic Johnsen for a 5-yard score and Dereck Grunzke on a 18-yard score. Shane Brewer returned a fumble 42 yards for a 13-0 third quarter lead.
Grunzke finished with five catches and 44 yards to help Pequot win its second straight and keep the Pirates winless on the season.
Pequot Lakes 7 0 6 6 - 19
Crookston 0 0 0 6 - 6
PL-Nic Johnsen 5 pass from Jeff Redmond (Louie Ferone kick) 6:16
PL-Shane Brewer 42 fumble recovery (kick failed) 1:43
PL-Dereck Grunzke 18 pass from Jeff Redmond (kick failed) 10:18
C-Cody Holtman 90 pass from Mark Bittner (pass failed) 10:47
Rushes-yards: C 29-71, PL 39-120
Pass comp-att-int-yards: C 6-17-1-144, PL 14-22-1-170
Total offense: C 215, PL 290
Rushing: PL, Matt Michaelson 28-100
Passing: PL, Jeff Redmond 14-22-1-170
Receiving: PL, Dereck Grunzke 5-44
Conference: PL 2-0, C 0-3. Overall: PL 2-2, C 0-4. Next: Pequot Lakes at Perham 7 p.m. Friday.
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