St. Michael-Albertville failed to score in the first quarter against previously undefeated Elk River, but the Knights made big plays in the second quarter to take a 17-0 halftime lead. The home team didn't look back from there, winning behind a combined four touchdowns from Isaiah Weston and Eric Sjelin.
Key of the game: Big plays by the Knights' Weston. He gave St. Michael-Albertville (3-1) a double-digit lead in the second quarter with a 59-yard touchdown reception. At the start of the second half, the wide receiver returned a kickoff 98 yards to stretch the Knights' lead to 24.
Quote: "My defender was playing outside leverage and I cut inside for the post. I went in for the ball and took it to the house. I can go out and make huge plays." — Weston on his touchdown reception.
One thing to know: Elk River came into the night having won its first three games and averaging 50.3 points per game behind a high-powered rushing attack. But save for a 65-yard outburst from Nick Rice, the Knights contained the Elks much of the game.