Jackets handle East Greyhounds

Cambridge-Isanti owned a 27-0 into the third quarter and went on to defeat host Duluth East 46-12 in Sept. 6 Mississippi 8 action.

Kyle Chromy (game-high 143 rushing yards) scored on runs of 12 and 5 yards for a 13-0 Bluejacket lead in the first quarter. John Solberg snuck in from the 1 yard line early in the second quarter for the 20-0 lead at the half, then he took off on a 27-yard run to extend the Jackets’ lead in the third quarter.

The Greyhounds made some noise by scoring two touchdowns 4:30 apart, including breaking off a 69-yard TD run, to cut it to 27-12. But the Bluejackets answered back with three more scores in the fourth to win going away. Hunter Vavra (135 rushing yards) scored on an 11-yard run just into the quarter, followed quickly by Solberg connecting with Matt Kuehn for a 35-yard TD reception. Vavra cleaned up with a 3-yard TD with 4:21 to play.

Next up: The Bluejackets travel to North Branch Sept. 13 to renew their rivalry with the Vikings.

Cambridge-Isanti 46, Dul. East 12

C-I East

First Downs 22 11

Rushing 51/340    29/131

Passing 8/4/0       22/9/1

Passing Yds 103 81

Total Yds 443 212

Bluejacket Individual Stats

Rushing: Chromy 21/143, 2 TD; Vavra 14/135, 2 TD; Iglesias 3/29; Solberg 4/28, 2 TD; Knowlton 6/24. Passing: Solberg 8/4/0- 103 yds, TD. Receiving: Kuehn 1/35, TD; Vavra 1/27; Dunbar 1/25; DeBaere 1/16. Tackles: Kuehn 7, Chromy 5.5, Knowlton 4.5, Johnson 4. Kicking: Samsa 4/7 X-pts; Schintz 2 punts 34.0 avg.

Mississippi 8 Football: Blue Div.: Cambridge-Isanti 2-0; Rogers 2-0; St. Michael-Alb. 2-0; Buffalo 0-2; St. Francis 1-1; Duluth East 0-2.  Red Div.: Chisago Lakes 2-0; Monticello 2-0; Princeton 1-1; North Branch 0-2; Big Lake 0-2; Duluth Denfeld 0-2.

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