By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Relaxed and smooth

Balanced offense leads H-M-S to big Homecoming victory

 

September 22, 2022

MIKE PETERSEN/SENTINEL-NEWS

Aidan Espeland (21) and Riley Smith (77) combine to bring down MMCRU ball carrier Brayden Krug during Friday's Homecoming game in Hartley.

Physicality was still Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's primary objective during the 2022 Homecoming football game. But H-M-S also successfully passed the ball to complement a potent rushing attack. That combination led to a 47-point halftime lead and an eventual 66-34 victory Sept. 16 at Peterson Field.

Kooper Ebel nearly broke free to score on the first play from scrimmage, but needed just one more snap to reach the end zone. His 27-yard run just 28 seconds into the game gave H-M-S a 6-0 lead.

Travis Kamradt capped the next drive with a three-yard scoring run but MMCRU answered with an 84-yard kic...



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