It was a cold and rainy night on the field, but it was great weather for football.
In the first matchup, Blooming Prairie defeated Goodhue 21-18. The Awesome Blossoms came up with big defensive stops late in the fourth quarter, including a sack by Jarrett Larson as time expired to seal the victory. Blooming Prairie (11-0) will take on United South Central (10-0) in the state tournament next Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Ulm High School.
In the latter game, Lourdes overcame a couple of early turnovers to beat Dover-Eyota 13-0. The third-straight Section 1AAA Championship for the Eagles, they will play Jordan (9-1) at Hopkins High School next Saturday at noon.