Posted On: 09/9/19 3:09 AM
Friday, September 6th was a beautiful night in Minneapolis. Backdropped against a cream and blue sky imprinted with clouds and tints of orange and pink, two of Minneapolis' 2019 heavy hitters battled against each other in a marquee Twin City conference matchup. Highlighted by Kare11's Randy Shaver as his game of the week, the Minneapolis matchup between the North Polars and the Southwest Lakers was a game with a tremendous amount of athleticism peppered with flags and offensive woes. North did a tremendous job containing Laker stud and NDSU commit TK Marshall (5'11,190), who ran for 108 yards off 8 attempts, and came through with some big plays that proved to be the difference in the 20-7 Polar victory.
The first quarter was a defensive battle in which both teams struggled to get anything going offensively. It wasn't until junior SS/LB Dominic McMillian (6'3, 206) picked off an errant out-route by Southwest's QB, and easily took the pick 28 yards to the end zone to put 6 on the board for the Polars. After a successful extra point by Rio Sanders, the North defense