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Aho Returns Two Interceptions for TDs as Otters Post 29-21 Win

By Craig Olson, 10/16/19, 11:15PM CDT


Fergus Falls improved their season record to 4-4 with a 29-21 victory in Pequot Lakes on Wednesday night.

Abel Aho with one of his interception returns. PHOTO by Melissa Babolian

After a scoreless first quarter the Otters struck with a 40 yard TD pass from Ethan Olson to Brock Kotschevar and a Shane Wahlund PAT kick.  Cale Wolf then connected on a 28-yard scoring toss to Alex Morgan to get the Patriots on the board.  The extra point kick tied the game at 7-7.  Kaden Hartwell tackled the Pequot Lakes quarterback for a safety to give the Otters a 9-7 lead, however, Zach Jorgens put the Patriots on top 13-9 at halftime when he scored on a five yard run.

Fergus Falls regained the lead at 15-13 on a 13 yard pass from Olson to Cody Norgren, but Pequot Lakes went back on top 21-15 on an 80 yard kickoff return by Bode Magnusson and a Wolf to Hunter Nybakken two-point conversion pass.

Abel Aho returned a pair of interceptions for touchdowns, covering 69 yards and 35 yards.  Wahlund booted both extra points, putting the final at 29-21.

Olson threw for 247 yards and a pair of touchdowns.  Parker Jacobs ran for 132 yards on 24 carries and Brock Kotschevar hauled in six passes for 136 yards.

Parker Jacobs with the stiff arm. PHOTO by Melissa Babolian

Ethan Olson looks for a receiver. PHOTO by Melissa Babolian

Cody Norgren secures the ball. PHOTO by Melissa Babolian

The Otter defense applies pressure. PHOTO by Melissa Babolian