Football: Sting lose opener to Lakers 39-8

Sting defenders try to bring down Laker back Austin Solberg, who gained 15 yards on the play. xxxxx

Sting defenders try to bring down Laker back Austin Solberg, who gained 15 yards on the play. Pursing were Thomas Ogren (29), Martin Mayer (5) and Spencer Maas. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

 

The Spectrum Sting football team lost its opener to Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 39-8 at home on Friday afternoon. The Lakers, who were runners-up in their section last year, rambled to a 33-0 lead in the first half. Statistics are not available at this posting. The Sting will host St. Agnes next Friday.

Spencer Mass (21) catches a pass that had been tipped by teammate xxxxx and gains first-down yardage. Defending was HLWW's Austin Solberg. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

Spencer Mass (21) catches a pass that had been tipped by teammate Thomas Ogren (29) and gains first-down yardage. Defending was HLWW’s Austin Solberg. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

The Sting lost three fumbles in the first half. Here, quarterback Ben Maki, after a 15-yard run, loses the ball when hit by xxxxx. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

The Sting lost three fumbles in the first half. Here, quarterback Ben Maki, after a 15-yard run, loses the ball when hit by Luke Thiesen. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

Conner Hansen of Spectrum tries to elude Christopher Ahrens (7) of the Lakers, who made the tackle. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

Conner Hansen of Spectrum tries to elude Christopher Ahrens (7) of the Lakers, who made the tackle. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

 

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