Tech, Sauk Rapids and Apollo Football Fall
Tech, Apollo and Sauk Rapids-Rice football each lost high school football state quarterfinal games Tuesday night.
In Section 6-5-A Monticello beat Tech 50-42. Tech quarterback Chris Backes threw for 220 yards and 3 touchdowns and ran for 99 yards and 3 touchdowns. Tech's season ends with a record of 3-6. Sauk Rapids-Rice was blown out by Elk River 62-0.
In Section 8-5-A Apollo fell to 40-13 at Bemidji. Joey Atkinson threw for 130 yards and 1 touchdown in the loss. Apollo ends their season with a 1-8 record.