The Cathedral Crusaders and Rocori Spartans each earned wins in their 2019 football season openers Thursday night. The rest of the St. Cloud Metro-area teams get their seasons underway Friday night.

The Crusaders beat Spectrum 33-12 at St. Cloud State University. Quarterback Mason Wolf started the scoring for CHS with a one yard touchdown run late in the first quarter, then threw for a pair of touchdowns to lead the Crusaders to the win.

Cathedral out-gained Spectrum 282-242, including a 173-45 yard edge in the passing game.

Meanwhile, Rocori blanked Fergus Falls 23-0 in Cold Spring. Quarterback Jack Steil ran for 135 yards to lead the offense, while Andrew Anderson hauled in four catches for 83 yards.