Maple Grove blanks Alexander, advances to Class D semifinal

Posted at 10:00 PM, Nov 11, 2016

Maple Grove's Brad Benson ran for two touchdowns to help power the Red Dragons to a 28-0 win over Alexander in the Class D Far West Regional on Friday.

With the win, Maple Grove advances to the state semifinals for the first time since 2014.  The Red Dragons are still in the hunt for their first state title since winning the Class D Championship in 2008.

They will face Sidney at at Cicero-North High School in Syracuse on Friday, Nov. 18.  Kickoff is set for 5 p.m.