Holdingford Tops BOLD 20-18 In Class AA Title Game
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 10-yard touchdown pass in double overtime gave Holdingford the Class 2A state title Friday in a 20-18 win over BOLD.
It's the school's first title since 1981.
On the Prep Bowl's game-winning play, Holdingford running back Nathan Brinker looked to run but threw to quarterback Austin Gerads. Matt Messman scored on the 2-point conversion.
Holdingford (11-3) tied the game as time expired on Gerads' 10-yard run, but their extra point kick was blocked.
BOLD's Brad Wolff scored in the first overtime for a 12-6 lead, but the extra point hit the upright. Brinker then scored to tie the game again Holdingford, but Holdingford missed the 2-point conversion.
Ben Steffel scored from 7 yards out for BOLD (12-2) in double overtime. Quarterback Lane Stadther fumbled on a 2-point conversion.