Prep football: Shell Lake tops Northwood
Northwood/Solon Springs’ Collin Krmpotich (24) slips past Shell Lake’s Jacob McNulty (12) for a first down in the second quarter of the Evergreens game in Minong on Friday night, Oct. 30. (Jed Carlson /

Shell Lake used an interception return for a touchdown in the first half and then hung on in the second half to defeat Northwood 20-14 in a football game Friday night in Minong.

Collin Krmpotich opened the scoring for Northwood on a 10-yard scoring run, but Shell Lake responded by scoring the next 20 points.

Syver Gulbrandsen hit Ben Monson on a 27-yard TD pass and a two-point conversion to close the gap to six points in the fourth quarter.

Gulbrandsen was 12-for-23 passing for 134 yards while Krmpotich rushed for 98 yards to lead the Evergreens.

Tyler Schunck ran for 138 yards on 24 carries and threw a 46-yard touchdown pass on his lone completion.


Shell Lake 6 -14-0-0—20

Northwood 6-0-0-8—14

N — Collin Krmpotich 10 run (run failed)

SL— Samuel Nagus 64 run (run failed)

SL — Nicholas Eiche 46 pass from Tyler Schunck (run failed)

SL — Interception return (Tyler Schunck run)

N — Ben Monson 27 pass from Syver Gulbrandsen (Monson pass from Gulbrandsen)

This story has been updated to reflect the correct spelling of Syver Gulbrandsen's last name. It was updated at 12:50 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2. It was originally posted at 5:14 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. The Telegram regrets the error.


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