The Sleepy Eye Indians football team hit the road one last time, to challenge the Wabasso Rabbits in Section 3A semi-final play on Saturday, Oct. 28.

The Sleepy Eye Indians football team hit the road one last time, to challenge the Wabasso Rabbits in Section 3A semi-final play on Saturday, Oct. 28.

Wabasso 63

Sleepy Eye 12

Wabasso was seeded number one in the section, with Sleepy Eye behind them at number four. The local boys fought hard for their spot at number four, but they were in for a tough night against the 9-0 Rabbits.

The Rabbits took off in the first quarter, scoring three touchdowns and getting the kick for the extra point on all of them, taking a 21-0 lead.

In the second quarter, Wabasso scored three more touchdowns and kicks before the Indians were able to make a move. Ethan Fischer caught a 16-yard Zach Haala pass for the Indians’ first touchdown. The Indians went for the two-point conversion, but got stopped short by the Rabbits defense. Wabasso got back on the ball twice, scored both times and continued to score on the kicks.

With a 56-6 deficit, Indian Jacob Berg carried the ball 28 yards to give the Sleepy Eye boys another touchdown. The Rabbits owned the field one more time and scored a 25-yard touchdown to end the Indians season.

Wabasso moves on to play the number two-seed Greyhounds of New Ulm Cathedral for the Section 3A Championship at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3 at SMSU in Marshall.