Prep Bowl: Elk River, Rochester Lourdes and Minneapolis North claim championships

The Prep Bowl concluded on Saturday from U.S. Bank Stadium.

Day two of the Prep Bowl Championships concluded on Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium with three teams – Elk River, Rochester Lourdes and Minneapolis North – claiming state championships.

  • Minneapolis North 30 Rushford-Peterson 14
  • Rochester Lourdes 42 St. Croix Lutheran 35
  • Elk River 42 Spring Lake Park 14

For Minneapolis North, the 30-14 win over Rushford-Peterson is the school's first championship. They also became the third Minneapolis City Conference team to win a football state title since 1977.

Rochester Lourdes pulled off a miraculous play with under a minute to go, securing their 42-35 win. On 3rd and 22, the team pulled off two laterals that eventually set up the game-winning touchdown.

Elk River put a bow on their undefeated season (13-0) with a 42-14 win. It's the Elk's first state title in their 125 years of high school football.

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