The Lutheran High Northeast football team is 6-3 on the season after outlasting Lourdes Central Catholic at home in the opening round of the Class ‘D-1’ playoffs last Thursday 56-52.
Jaxson Kant ran for 183 yards off 49 carries with four touchdown runs and was 15-19 passing for 221 yards a four TD passes to Ben Gebhardt. Gebhardt caught nine balls on the evening for 183 yards. This season, the Eagles have beaten Winnebago, Omaha Nation, Elkhorn Valley, Laurel/Concord/Coleridge, Madison, and Lourdes Central Catholic while falling to Wakefield, Howells/Dodge, and Neligh/Oakdale. They outscoring their opponents on average through nine contests 50.8-39.1. Lutheran High Northeast now gets ready for Wednesday’s second round playoff game at 6:00 at top ranked in both polls in Class ‘D-1’ 9-0 Howells/Dodge in a game that can be heard on 106 KIX. The Jaguars beat the Eagles in a regular season game on September 27th 50-27.