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Hastings falls in season opener, 13-6

Tyler Mellick breaks through a hole in the line to pick up several yards on this rushing attempt in the first quarter.

The Hastings football team lost its season-opener to Mounds View on Friday night, 13-6.

Hastings fell behind 13-0 before Aaron Stoneberg connected with Ellis Williams on a touchdown pass. The two teams were scoreless in the second half.

The game was played at McNamara Stadium at Todd Field.

Hastings travels to Woodbury on Friday for its second game.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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