Woodbury 42, Buffalo 0: Royals quarterback George Bjellos had a career game – err, half – on Friday, throwing for five scores and rushing for another all in the first two quarters.
Two of those scoring strikes went to Isaiah Tisdle, while two others found Liam Frommelt.
The Royals (5-4) will host Rosemount next week after the Irish toppled Blaine 51-7 in the first round.
Forest Lake 31, Wayzata 7: Forest Lake (6-3) scored four rushing touchdowns – two by star back Leyton Patzer and two by quarterback Nolan Dumonceaux – to advance to the second round for the second time in as many seasons.
The Rangers will play at Lakeville North (8-1) next week after the Panthers downed Coon Rapids 28-12 on Friday.
Prior Lake 17, Mounds View 15: Hunter MacGillivray ran for 142 yards and a score as Prior Lake (5-4) won its first road playoff game since 2000.
Mounds View (4-5) held multiple leads in the contest, but wasn’t quite able to get over the finish line. The Lakers will next travel to meet top-seeded Centennial, who beat Burnsville 61-6 on Friday.
Lakeville South 56, Roseville 0: The top-seeded Cougars (9-1) made a major statement to open the postseason. Jonah Shine ran for two scores, Gaven Dean ran for one and threw for another. That touchdown pass went to Connor Cade, who also ran in a score.
Next week, the Cougars will host Shakopee, who bested Champlin Park 34-12 in Round 1.
Stillwater 56, Hopkins 6: Stillwater quarterback Nick Kinsey returned after missing the last game and a half to injury. Kinsey went 7 for 9 for 99 yards and two scores to help spark the Ponies (7-2) to a playoff-opening victory.
Stillwater’s defense held Hopkins to just 80 yards of total offense, while forcing three turnovers. Top-seeded Stillwater will duel Rochester Mayo next round, after the Spartans upset St. Michael-Albertville 28-21 on Friday.
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