In their Granite Ridge Conference opener, the Albany Huskies football team lost 37-22 to visiting Zimmerman (defending GRC champion) tonight.
Scott Litchy ran for two touchdowns to put the Huskies up 16-7 before the Thunder, a 4A football school, exploded for 30 unanswered points. Albany's Andrew Salzl had a two-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to cap the game's scoring.
The Huskies search for their first win of the year at Mora next week in another Granite Ridge battle. The Mustangs lost 34-28 to Princeton tonight in their season opener.
Other area football scores on Aug. 31:
Pierz 28, Melrose Area 7
Sauk Centre 46, Yellow Medicine East 6