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Unity Christian runs past Spirit Lake

By Staff | Oct 20, 2008

LAPORTE CITY – Unity Christian outscored Spirit Lake 28-0 in the first quarter and cruised to a 48-14 victory over Spirit Lake on Friday.

Unity Christian’s Aaron Floen did the bulk of the damage. he carried the ball 17 times for 260 yards with touchdown runs of 1, 50, 67 and 61 yards.

He also caught a 40-yard touchdown pass.

Unity Christian had 394 yards on the ground on 45 carries.

Spirit Lake finally got on the board in the third quarter with a 13-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Solsma to Kyle Heidebrink and a 5-yard run by Nik Erickson.

Erickson had 48 yards rushing on 13 carries and caught two passes for 19 yards. He also led the team’s defense with 14 tackles.

Blake Bonnicksen did had nine carries for 62 yards.

Heidebrink had three catches for 41 yards. He also had 13 tackles.

David Dinklage caught two passes for 39 yards and Drew Dau caught one pass for 12 yards.

Solsma was 8-for-17 passing for 11 yards. He also punted six times with an average of 35.8 yards.

Spirit Lake (1-7, 1-5) ends the season against Central Lyon/George-Little Rock.