The Ogilvie Lions hosted the No. 2 ranked team in the state in class 9-man football, the Mountain Iron – Buhl Rangers, on Friday, Sept. 17. Ogilvie came out hot, scoring the first 12 points of the game. The dynamic Rangers’ offense got going, but Ogilvie only trailed 22-20 at halftime. Thoughts of an upset faded as Mountain Iron-Buhl proved too tough in the second half outscoring the Lions 26-6 to win going away 48-26. The Rangers totaled 583 yards of offense on the night. Ogilvie’s passing game had a nice night for a total of 151 yards through the air.  Bryce Nelson had a big game receiving for the Lions gaining 129 yards on six catches.  

                                      1       2      3      4   T

Mountain Iron-Buhl        8      14   18      8   48

Ogilvie                        12       8     0       6   26 

Passing

Colby Milbradt nine  for 18  107 yards  

Andy Berg one for one  44 yards  one touchdown 

Rushing

Tucker Kenyon six carries 25 yards  two touchdowns

Brody Milbradt   11 carries 23 yards  

Colby Milbradt  nine carries  15 yards 

Ryan Schumacher  five carries 15 yards 

Hunter Kenyon three carries 14 yards one touchdown

Caleb Felde six carries six yards 

Receiving

Bryce Nelson six receptions 129 yards  one touchdown 

Andy Berg  two reception 19 yards  

Section 5 9-man standings

McGregor 1-2

Ogilvie 1-2 

Cromwell-Wright 1-2

South Ridge 0-2

Carlton-Wrenshall 0-2

Head Coach Dave Halvorson:  “We were proud of how hard the boys played through some sickness and injuries against a very good team. We ran out of gas in the second half but still were able to compete at a respectable level. We will have to bounce back and play well at McGregor if we expect to do well in our section.” 

Up next:  Ogilvie has a big section match-up at 7:00 p.m at McGregor Friday, Sept. 24. McGregor enters the game with a 1-2 record and are coming off of a 34-24 loss to Silver Bay.  

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