Prep football's opening weekend continued Friday, as players got past those first-game jitters and sought to become big-time hitters. Benilde-St. Margaret's, coming off last year's Class 4A title, was one team in action. The Red Knights showed promise for the new season in beating Waconia 28-14, scoring one TD on a 40-yard catch by Gabe Alada (above), but learned defending champs must earn respect all over again.

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