Playoff win eludes Tigers
The book on the Stratford at Spencer/Columbus Division 5 quarterfinal portrayed a tale of turnovers in the Rockets’ 30-15 win.
Stratford couldn’t capitalize on Spencer/Columbus’ two first-half miscues, while the Rockets scored points off both of Stratford’s two second-half mistakes to build a 30-0 lead after the third quarter.
The Tigers made things interesting late on senior fullback Taylor Krall’s two touchdown runs, but the undefeated Rockets recovered two Stratford onside kicks to seal the victory and advance to play Shoreland Lutheran in the Division 5 semifinal.
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