Prep Sports Extra: October 18th

Prep Sports Extra: October 18th

High school football games from across the Northland on Wednesday, October 18.

Wednesday marked week eight, and the 2023 season finale, of WDIO’s Prep Sports Extra. Minnesota schools kicked off their regular season finales on Wednesday due to MEA weekend. Wisconsin teams kickoff the first round of playoffs on Friday.

Duluth Denfeld held off Hermantown 31-29 to finish 7-1 and earn a first round bye in the Section 7AAAA tournament. Esko completed their third straight 8-0 undefeated regular season, while Cloquet, Proctor and Grand Rapids dropped their regular season finales.


FINAL: Denfeld 31, Hermantown 29
FINAL: Esko 61, Pine City 0
FINAL: North Branch 44, Cloquet 7
FINAL: Pequot Lakes 31, Grand Rapids 20
FINAL: Mora 47, Proctor 14
FINAL: Rock Ridge 33, Duluth East 14
FINAL: Two Harbors 49, Hibbing 3
FINAL: International Falls 29, Rush City 26
FINAL: Cook County 50, North Woods 0
FINAL: Mesabi East 30, Aitkin 6
FINAL: Mille Lacs 36, Ely 6
FINAL: Braham 44, Chisholm 6
FINAL: Deer River 59, East Central 0
FINAL: Crosby-Ironton 32, Hinckley-Finlayson 0
FINAL: Cromwell-Wright 38, Verndale 20
FINAL: Mountain Iron-Buhl 68, Bigfork 6