Northfield loses to West at state

Section 1AAAA champion Northfield lost its first round state football tournament game to Mankato West 31-20 Friday, Nov. 13, in a game played at Lakeville North High School.

This was the fourth time the Raiders had played the Scarlets in two seasons. The teams met in the season-opener each of the last two years and also in last year's Prep Bowl.

Other Class AAAA quarterfinal games had St. Thomas Academy beating Mahtomedi 20-15, Sartell-St. Stephen downing Bemidji 27-6 and Totino-Grace defeating Rogers 56-17.

All four remaining teams in Class AAAA are unbeaten.

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