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Football: Raiders rout Huskies

Cole Danielson and Keyser Helterbrand scored two touchdowns each and Helterbrand threw another as the Raider football team remained undefeated with a 49-7 victory at Eau Claire North Friday, Sept. 7.

Danielson scored on first half runs of 1 and 5 yards, sandwiched around a 6-yard touchdown run by Hunter Luetkens. Helterbrand hit Ben Karls just before halftime to stake Hudson to a 28-7 lead.

Helterband added touchdown runs of 16 and 5 yards in the third quarter to extend Hudson's lead to 42-7 and institute a running clock. Owen Anderson added a 5-yard TD run later in the third to make the final 49-7.

Helterband completed 6-of-7 passes for 149 yards while carrying the ball seven times for 18 yards. Charlie pierce caught two passes for 73 yards while Karls had three catches for 67.

Danielson led seven Raiders with at least 15 rushing yards with 76 yards on eight carries. Hudson outgained Eau Claire North 420-169.

Cody Cicha led the defense with six tackles while Jonah Becken, Jakes Assembo, Theron Haines and Bennett Puckett had a tackle for loss each.

Hudson, 4-0 overall, 2-0 in the BRC, will visit Superior Friday, Sept. 14. The Spartans (3-1, 1-1) are coming off a 31-24 loss to Eau Claire Memorial.

Bob Burrows

Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.

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