Posted On: 11/20/19 1:35 AM
The Rocori Spartans trailed the Winona Winhawks 14-7 at halftime of their 4A semi-final game. The defense kept the team in the game, and then coming out of the locker room, the defense maintained its level, and the offense exploded for 41 points in the second half. They advanced to the 4A title game with a 48-24 victory. Here are five – actually nine – players who stood out.
Jack Steil Rocori quarterback/defensive back
Here are the first four offensive plays of the game for Rocori. Steil completed a quick pass to the outside. On a designed run off tackle, Steil picked up 15 yards. On the third play, he scrambled up the middle for 15 more yards. The senior finished off the drive with a one-yard touchdown run. On a later drive, he showed his power by breaking a tackle on a run up the middle. Then, he rolled to his right and cut all the way back to the other sidelines for twenty yards. He showed his arm strength on a throw to the outside. On the run, he hit Colton Baumgarten on a deep ball for 33 yards. Steil broke multiple tackles when adding a 1-yard touchdown