Gorillas Advance to Semi-finals


Brynn Hylla, Journalist

Last Thursday, the Gorillas played the Howard Tigers in the second round of playoffs. The final score was 28-22. Jackson Eklund rushed 19 time for 89 yards, had three touchdowns, and seven first downs.

On offense, Coy Determan rushed 11 times for 47 yards and had three first downs. Grant Thomas rushed nine times for 17 yards, had one touchdown, and two first downs. Luke Murray rushed three times for eight yards and had two first downs.

On defense, Murray had nine tackles. Jordan Vosika had six tackles. Evan Juracek, Rhoss Oliver, and Thomas had five. Eklund had seven tackles. Michael Janis had four tackles. Aaron Sundquist had two tackles. Determan had one tackle.

The Gorillas will be traveling to Britton next Friday, who is 10-0, for the semi-finals to take on the Braves. The game will begin at 6 p.m.