Tigers Fall To Faribault In Opener 50-12

Albert Lea dropped their opener on Friday night to Faribault 50-12.  Falcons jumped out to a 36-0 lead after the first quarter, and were up 50 to nothing at halftime.  Hunter Nelson for the Falcons threw 5 touchdown passes.

Dakota Jahnke connected with Max Edwin on two touchdown passes in the 2nd half for Albert Lea

Game was delayed twice, because of the sprinklers going on in Faribault

Other Stats for Albert Lea
Offensively had 202 total yards. Passing leader was Junior – Dakota Jahnke who was 6/17 150 yards 2 touchdowns and 1 interception.  Rushing leaders were Senior – Cole Janssen(8 carries for 31 yards) and Junior – Brycin Kirsch(9 carries for 31 yards). Receiving leader was Junior – Max Edwin who had 4 receptions for 136 yards and 2 touchdowns. Senior – Garrett Giles also had 2 receptions for 14 yards.
Defensively 3 leading tacklers were Cole Janssen(4 solo tackles 7 assisted tackles) Junior – Logan Strom (1 solo tackle 9 assisted tackle and 1 forced fumble) and Junior – Luke Moller (4 solo tackles 2 assisted tackles). Junior – Tanner Conn and Senior – Max Hacker both had 1 sack and Senior – Weston Dahl recovered a fumble.
Next Saturday 9/11 Tigers host Stewartville at Jim Gustafson Field for the home opener.