Osseo's last-second comeback win over Champlin Park caps prep football night

Receiver Tyler Strombeck came down with a last-second hail mary pass to give Osseo a come-from-behind win over Champlin Park, 26-21. It was one of the highlights of a late-season evening that helped firm up the playoff seeding picture in Minnesota high school football. Here's a look at a few of the top games.
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Osseo moved to 6-1 on the season by stunning the Champlin Park crowd with D.J. Hebert's game-ending touchdown pass. The win should give the Orioles the number two seed (behind Wayzata) in Class 5A Section 5.

In Bemidji, Cody Rutledge filled in nicely at quarterback, as the Lumberjacks pounded St. Cloud Tech 35-6. The victory sets up Bemidji for the top seed in Class 4A Section 7.

Mahtomedi quarterback Andrew Lindquist returned from a summer injury to lead the Zephyrs over South St. Paul, 27-21. Lindquist scored one touchdown and passed for two more as the Packers' 12-game conference winning streak came to an end.

And Shakopee used its defense and running game to stake a claim to the top seed in Section 6 of Class 5A. The seventh-ranked Sabers held off Red Wing 14-7 to stay undefeated.

Be sure to watch this space this week for Tiny Joe Nelson's new prep football rankings and previews of next Friday's top games as the regular season winds down.

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