Burnsville Blaze

The Burnsville football team improved to 1-5 on the season with a 18-6 win at Eagan Oct. 4. The Blaze will be home versus Rosemount Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.

The Burnsville football team broke through for its first win Oct. 4.

The Blaze scored on three short touchdown runs en route to an 18-8 win at winless Eagan. Burnsville snapped a five-game losing skid to improve to 1-5.

The Blaze got a 3-yard scoring run in the first quarter from senior Lucas Volk and an 8-yard touchdown from sophomore Colton Gregersen in the second quarter to lead 12-0 at the break.

Junior Myiion Hodges added an 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter for the Blaze for an 18-0 advantage.

Burnsville lost its shutout bid later in the final frame when Eagan connected on a 3-yard scoring pass, while adding the two-point conversion.

Burnsville will return home in Week 7 (Oct. 11) to take on No. 10-ranked Rosemount. The Blaze ends the regular season Oct. 16 versus No. 2 Wayzata. Both games start at 7 p.m

The Class 6A playoff bracket will be released Oct. 17.

Tom Schardin covers sports for Savage and Prior Lake. He is dependable, sarcastic and always joking around. Tom enjoys running and swimming and is often busy coaching his two kids' sports teams.

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