Posted On: 10/19/20 4:36 PM

The Anoka Tornadoes secured their first victory of the season Thursday night with a dominating 52-19 performance on the road in Eagan. As with most lopsided games, the Tornadoes had some impressive individual performances. Find out which five – actually, I cheated – six guys impressed this observer.

Dylan Schmidt – RB Anoka

Early in the game, Schmidt showed his speed by finding the corner on a sweep and picking up a first down. Then he showed his power breaking three tackles en route to a 25-yard run. He showed his versatility catching a screen pass and using great downfield blocking to score from twenty yards out. Later, he ran off tackle and picked up fifteen yards. Schmidt finished off another drive with a one-yard touchdown plunge. Schmidt topped off his incredible night with another touchdown catch – from 51 yards away.

Keenen Rodriguez – WR Anoka

Rodriguez was a one-man wrecking crew in the second quarter. He caught three balls in the quarter – two for touchdowns. He scored from 36 yards out the first time, and then he got behind the defense on a fly pattern. Quarterback Jacob DeutschmanJacobDeutschmanQBAnoka | 2022StateMN threw a perfect pass to his 5’11"

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