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Published November 09, 2012, 12:47 PM

Hazen beats Westhope-Newburg-Glenburn 55-28 for state title

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Briar Bornemann rushed for a Dakota Bowl-record 286 yards and scored four touchdowns as Hazen ground out a 55-28 win over Westhope-Newburg-Glenburn Friday in the North Dakota 11A championship football game.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Briar Bornemann rushed for a Dakota Bowl-record 286 yards and scored four touchdowns as Hazen ground out a 55-28 win over Westhope-Newburg-Glenburn Friday in the North Dakota 11A championship football game.

Bornemann scored on runs of 15, 5, 6 and 34 yards for the Bison (10-2), who won their first state title since a Class B crown in 1996. The rushing record had belonged to Velva's Wade Kittelson since 1996.

The Bison jumped out to a 29-0 lead before the Sioux (8-5) closed the gap before fading down the stretch.

Hazen set records for points scored and total rushing yards (492).

Quarterback Stetson Carr ran for 106 yards and three touchdowns.

WNG quarterback Hunter Braaten passed for 210 yards and a touchdown and ran for 86 yards and two scores.

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