Football | Faribault 48, Austin 14
AUSTIN — Austin had a rough homecoming game as the Packers suffered a 48-14 setback to Faribault in Big Southeast District, Blue Sub-District football on Friday.
The Falcons (1-3) rushed for 337 yards in the victory. Running back Alex Gardner had scoring runs of 3 and 20 yards for Faribault while quarterback Joe Palmer threw one touchdown pass and ran for another.
Demtreus Wood added a 28-yard interception return for a touchdown during a 22-point first quarter for Faribault.
Hunter Guyette rushed for 116 yards and a touchdown for Austin (1-3). Nate Murphy tossed a 17-yard touchdown pass to Gavin Owens, but the QB was just 5-for-19 passing for 72 yards and three interceptions.
Faribault 48, Austin 14
Faribault 22 8 6 12 — 48
Austin 7 0 7 0 — 14