Lucas Benzing pulls in one of his to receptions as a Charles City defender works to block the pass Friday night. (Photo courtesy of Tami Bohr)
Lucas Benzing pulls in one of his to receptions as a Charles City defender works to block the pass Friday night. (Photo courtesy of Tami Bohr)

After suffering three early-season losses to top-10 opponents, the Decorah football team (3-3, 2-0) is gaining steam and is riding a three-game win streak as it continues in district play. Friday, the Vikings came away with a 33-6 victory over Charles City (2-4, 0-2) at home, despite the Comets’ best efforts.

“We were happy to get a victory over a physical Charles City team. We had some nice pass completions, long touchdown runs and our defense played well again,” said Coach Pat Trewin. “We got a couple of turnovers to help us and our special teams added some punch.”


The rundown

Charles City came out to stop the Viking run and pressured the quarterback, putting seven guys near the line of scrimmage the entire night. 

“This opened up a few plays in the pass and run game, but it was difficult to move the ball with a goal-line type defense,” explained Coach Trewin.

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