ST. CLOUD - Meet the new Road Warriors, formally know as the Little Falls Flyers.
Thanks to Friday's 9-8 upset victory over the St. Cloud Tech Tigers, the Little Falls Flyers improved to 3-0 on the road and 3-2 overall.
Alex Scott scored the Flyers lone touchdown on a 1-yard run in the first quarter. Sam Klinker's 33-yard field goal handed the Flyers a 9-0 edge at the half.
In the second half, the Flyers defense, led by Travis Storzinger, held tough. Tech gained just 88 yards rushing and 77 passing for the game. Little Falls outgained Tech 214-165.
Storzinger finished with 9.5 tackles, including 4.5 for a loss. He also recovered two fumbles.
The Tigers' Alex Hanks scored on a 1-yard run at 3:20 in the third to cut the Flyers lead to three.
With five seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Flyers elected to run the clock out on fourth down by running through the back of their end zone for a safety.
Zach Horejsi led the Flyers rushing attack with 31 rushes for 88 yards. That gives the junior 642 yards for the season. Alex Scott played a turnover free game at quarterback completing seven passes for 54 yards. Cody Waldvogel led the Flyers in receiving yards with six catches for 38 yards.
Little Falls owned a 32:16 to 15:44 time of possession advantage by going 4 of 8 on fourth down.
Little Falls 6 3 0 0 - 9
St. Cloud Tech 0 0 6 2 - 8
LF-Alex Scott 1 run (conversion failed) 12:00
LF-Sam Klinker 33 field goal 2:42
SCT-Alex Hanks 1 run (conversion failed) 3:20
Rushes-yards: LF 55-160; SCT 27-88
Pass comp-att-int-yards: LF 7-12-0-54; SCT 5-14-0-77
Total offense: LF 214; SCT 165
Rushing: LF-Zach Horejsi 31-88, Scott 18-39, Cody Waldvogel 6-33; SCT-Tyler Wieber 5-54, Ryan Heaton 11-21, Hanks 10-12, Bennett Johnson 1-1
Passing: LF-Scott 7-12-0-54; SCT Hanks 5-14-0-77
Receiving: LF-Waldvogel 6-38, Elliot Kohler 1-15; SCT-Trevor Nystrom 3-32, Johnathon Walker 1-23, Nick Frost 1-22
Conference: LF 2-2, SCT 1-3. Overall: LF 3-2, SCT 2-3. Next game: Little Falls hosts Fergus Falls 7 p.m. Friday.
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