ST. CLOUD - The St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders tied things up in the second half but weren't able to hold off the Pioneers strong running game, falling 32-21 in the section 5-3A finals.

The Pierz Pioneers showed off a strong running game in the victory, including a huge 69 yard touchdown run from Tyler Millner to give them a 26-14 lead.

The Pioneers advance to take on Proctor Friday night for the class 3A quarterfinals. The game will be held at the University of Minnesota at 7 p.m.

 

Dan DeBaun, WJON Sports