Pequot Lakes pulls away from East Grand Forks in second half

PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. -- Pequot Lakes' Zach Jorgens ran for 205 yards and Cale Wolf threw for 376 yards and four touchdowns as Pequot Lakes won a high-scoring shootout 47-34 with East Grand Forks Senior High on Friday night.

After falling behind 21-7 in the first quarter, East Grand Forks was able to tie the score at 34 by halftime with a huge second quarter.

The Green Wave scored four times in the second. Sam Votava hit Nathan Willett on a 27-yard touchdown pass and a 9-yard pass to Julian Benson.

Carter Vasek scored on a 22-yard run for the Wave, who also received a 5-yard touchdown run from Benson in the frame.

Votava finished with 127 rushing yards and 173 passing yards. He also scored on an interception return.


But Pequot Lakes scored a third-quarter touchdown on a Nick Kotaska 6-yard run. In the fourth quarter, Bode Magnuson scored on an 80-yard pass from Wolf.

Miller has covered sports at the Grand Forks Herald since 2004 and was the state sportswriter of the year in 2019 and 2022.

His primary beat is UND football but also reports on a variety of UND sports and local preps.

He can be reached at (701) 780-1121, or on Twitter at @tommillergf.
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