MOORHEAD - The Holdingford Huskers were defeated by Hawley 29-22 in the state Class 2A football quarterfinal today at Jake Christiansen Stadium.

This was the 11th state football playoff appearance for the Huskers. The two clubs have combined for 25 state playoff appearances since 1972.

Hawley advances to take on Chatfield Friday at the Metrodome. Game time is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.