Quarterback Paul Raisanen accounted for over 300 yards through the air and on the ground, and the DC defense stood tall all night against the visiting Holy Family Fire in a 26-0 Charger victory Friday.
Raisanen threw for 191 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for 136 yards and another score, including a 64-yard burst up the middle in the first quarter for the first score of the game.
Running back Blake Johnson accounted for 126 total yards and a touchdown. Johnson rushed nine times for 57 yards, including a 25-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, and caught four passes for 71 yards.
Wide receiver Trever Kaiser caught a 16-yard touchdown from Raisanen with 41 seconds left in the second quarter, and guard/goal line running back Keaton Lasanen powered in from 12 yards out with 5:53 left in the game for the Chargers’ final score.
The Charger defense forced two turnovers in the game, both in the first half. Luke Aamot recovered a fumble in the first quarter, and Ben Lindquist had an interception in the second quarter.
DC outgained Holy Family 404-215.
The Chargers improved to 4-3 on the season.
The Chargers will face the #9 team in Class AAAA, Zimmerman, on the road Wednesday in the regular season finale. Zimmerman is currently undefeated on the year.