Lions pick up Region 3 victory over Blue Jays

Minot- The Bishop Ryan Lions picked up a 22-13 victory over the Stanley Blue Jays on Saturday night.

Stanley got the party started when Michael Gunderson took a long carry from deep inside Blue Jay territory all the way down the Lions three yard line. Senior QB would punch in a touchdown on the next play to put the Blue Jays up 7-0 early in the first quarter.

Ryan would score touchdown and a field goal to take a 9-7 lead at the end of the first quarter.

The Blue Jays answered back with a nice catch and run from senior Cody Ruden. Ruden caught the ball around the twenty-yard line and then drug the defensive back all the way into the end zone to put the Blue Jays up 13-9.

Ryan would pick up a touchdown following a Stanley fumble to go up 16-13 at halftime.

The Lions picked pair of field goals in the second half to seal a 22-13 victory.

Stanley move to (3-2), they will host the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers on Friday.


Passing: Hanson 9-19 126yds (1TD)

Rushing: Hanson 14-86 (1TD), Gunderson 13-79, Craft 4-20

Receiving: Ruden 3-80 (1TD), Gunderson 3-22, Craft 2-12, Rudolph 1-7, Hetzel 1-5

Tackles: Shold 16, Ruden 9, Lidstrom 7, Gunderson 7, Farhart 7, Wilhelmi 6, Rudolph 4, Hines 4, Hanson 2, Lee 2, Gandrud, Craft 1, Salgado 1

Scoring summery:

1st Quarter:

10:51- STANLEY Wyatt Hanson 3yd TD Run, PAT from Ernie Salgado is Good (7-0 Stanley)

6:32- BISHOP RYAN Hayden Schall 1yd TD Run, PAT from JJ Johannsen is No Good (7-6 Stanley)

3:45- BISHOP RYAN 25yd FG by JJ Johannsen is Good (9-6 Bishop Ryan)

2nd Quarter:

8:34- STANLEY Wyatt Hanson48yd TD Pass to Cody Ruden, PAT is No Good (13-9 Stanley)

4:43- BISHOP RYAN Ben Bohl 1yd TD Run, PAT is Good (16-13 Bishop Ryan)

3rd Quarter:



4th Quarter:

11:58- BISHOP RYAN 18yd FG by JJ Johannsen is Good (19-13 Bishop Ryan)

3:06- BISHOP RYAN 25yd FG by JJ Johannsen is Good (22-13 Bishop Ryan)

*Ian Grande is the Editor of the Stanley Gazette. If you have any comments or concerns please email

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