Trask Leads Hermon To Regional Final
The Hermon Hawks keep setting school history. Friday night's 20-13 semi-final playoff win over Winslow puts them in a first ever regional championship game next week.
The opponent will be the Nokomis, another first timer to the regional championship game. The Warriors knocked off top ranked MCI 13-0.
For Hermon, senior quarterback Garrett Trask again led the way, scoring three touchdowns and rushing for 216 yards.
And, it all happened after the Hawks trailed the Black Raiders 13-0 with the game in the third quarter.
Trask got on the scoreboard with a 3-yard TD run. The PAT was missed.
He then scored on a 4-yard run. The 2-point conversion was missed but the Hawks were within a point at 13-12.
Then with just under two minutes to play, Trask scampered in from 34-yards out for the game winning TD. He also converted the 2-point conversion to make the final score 20-13.
Colby Pomeroy and Rob Clark scored the two Winslow touchdowns. Isaiah Goldsmith led the Black Raiders with 84 yards rushing. Leading rusher Ben Dorval was limited in carries after an early game leg injury.
Hermon improves to 9-1 while Winslow finishes the season at 6-4.
NOTE: The Hermon vs Nokomis Class C regional game is next Saturday afternoon at Hampden Academy. The Big 11 Conference vote before the season to play the title game on a neutral site.