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Football: Ollman torches Timberwolves

Silver Bay senior Mason Ollman ran wild against Ely, rushing for 233 yards and three touchdowns in the Mariners 34-30 win over the Timberwolves on Friday, Oct. 12.

The win was Silver Bay's first over Ely since 2005, before either program had moved down to 9-man football. Silver Bay (3-4) made the move in 2006, with Ely following suit in 2011.

Ollman gave the Mariners the lead with a 20-yard scoring run in the first quarter, but Ely's Nick Mattila gave gave the Timberwolves the lead with 15- and 8-yard touchdown runs.

Silver Bay senior Peyton Westerlund helped the Mariners to a 21-14 halftime lead with a 3-yard score and a 47-yard pass touchdown pass to Tim Perfetto in the second quarter.

Nate Nettifee gave Ely the lead in the third quarter with a 5-yard touchdown run and a 2-pt conversion, but Ollman slammed the door shut on the Timberwolves with two touchdown runs, including one from 73 yards out.

Silver Bay 7-14-0-13—34

Ely 8-6-8-8—30

SB — Mason Ollman 20 run (Ryder McMillan kick)

E — Nick Mattila 15 run (Alex Motes pass from Finn Liesching)

E — Mattila 8 run (run failed)

SB — Peyton Westerlund 3 run (pass failed)

SB — Tim Perfetto 47 pass from Westerlund (Perfetto pass from Riley Tiboni)

E — Nate Nettifee 5 run (Bryce Longwell pass from Motes)

SB — Ollman 1 run (run failed)

SB — Ollman 73 run (McMillan kick)

E — Mattila 11 run (Mattila run)

Jamey Malcomb

Jamey Malcomb has been a reporter for the Pine Journal since October 2018. He previously worked as a reporter for the Lake County News-Chronicle from 2015-2018. Malcomb is a native of North Carolina and holds a bachelor's degree in English and history from the George Washington University and a master's degree in education from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Malcomb moved to Minnesota in July 2012 and worked as a sports clerk and news assistant at the Duluth News Tribune. 

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