OK Conference’s Games of The Week: Week Three

Posted On: 10/30/19 5:45 PM

I could go more in depth of all the class 4A and 5A games, but the smaller levels produce some of the best games year in and year out. There are plenty of other section championship games, but I will showcase what I believe to be three of the most intriguing matchups this weekend. *You can find my full class 4A and 5A section championship preview here.

 

Section 6AAA

#1 Albany (9-0) vs. #2 Pierz (9-0)

11/1 @St. Cloud State University, 8pm

 

X-Factor: Noah Rueter, RB, junior

(photo via: Mick Hatten, mhatten@stcloudtimes.com)

During the regular season 86.1 percent of Albany's total offensive yards came from their running game. Junior running back Noah Rueter led the way with 679 yards and 10 touchdowns, he also contributed to the little passing success they've had with 152 receiving yards and one score during the first eight games of the season. Fellow junior running back Will Mergen had very similar success before the playoffs began. He finished the regular season with 606 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns as well. Albany's two headed monster of a rushing attack will

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