The Decorah defense held the Cadets to under 40 yards rushing Friday night. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
The Decorah defense held the Cadets to under 40 yards rushing Friday night. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)

It wasn't pretty but the Class 3A No. 1 Decorah football team (7-0, 4-0) held on Friday night in Cresco, defeating Crestwood 35-15.

The win clinches a playoff berth for the Vikes.

The Vikes put up over 400 yards of offense while limiting the Crestwood rushing attack to under 40 yards on the night and 200 yards of total offense.

For Decorah, Josey Jewell picked up 177 yards rushing and two touchdowns while Gavin Nimrod also scored twice. Decorah also scored on a Bryce Pierce to Michael Peter 29-yard catch.

For complete details and more photos, pick up Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion. Photos can also be found on the Decorah Newspapers Sports Section Facebook page.