Game recap: Maple Grove 31, Blaine 7

  • Updated: September 20, 2013 - 11:53 PM
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Maple Grove teammates running back Clark Wieneke scores a touchdown at Blaine High School on Friday night. ] Chris Kelleher, Special to the Star Tribune, 9/20/2013, Blaine, MN.

MAPLE GROVE 31, BLAINE 7

Maple Grove rolled to victory at Blaine behind junior running back Clark Wieneke’s 181 yards and four touchdowns. Wieneke’s older brother, Jake, a Star Tribune All-Metro first-team selection at receiver last season and now a redshirt freshman at South Dakota State, attended his brother’s big game. “It’s great for him to be here because he’s always supported me and I love him,” Clark said.

Key of the game: Two quick strikes in the middle of the game helped establish Maple Grove’s dominance. A three-play, 81-yard drive ended with a 6-yard score from Wieneke just before halftime and gave the Crimson a 19-0 advantage. His third touchdown concluded a two-play, 42-yard drive in the third quarter and made the score 25-0.

Quote: “Your brother said he had four touchdowns against Centennial so you didn’t set a family record.” — a Maple Grove assistant coach to the younger Wieneke after the game.

One thing to know: Maple Grove’s defense scored a touchdown and flirted with a shutout against the Bengals’ no-huddle offense. Defensive end Theo Frier returned an interception 43 yards for a first-quarter touchdown. Blaine was held scoreless until late in the third quarter.

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