Posted On: 06/25/20 10:41 PM

After two seasons of win a game lose a game, the Luverne Cardinals broke through with a six-win season. One player who was a part of all three teams is lineman Zach AhrendtZachAhrendtOL/DLLuverne | 2021StateMN. Already playing a significant role, the three-year starter took on a leadership role and is now getting ready for a senior football season – and beyond.
"We went into the season looking to do better than the 4-4 seasons we had the past two seasons," Ahrendt said. "We came together as a team when we went to our team camp in the offseason. Once the season started, we had some rough patches, but got on a roll and won as a team."
After a six-win regular season, the Cardinals played – and won – a home playoff game.
"We were strong in the running game," Ahrendt said. "On defense, we were a good blitzing team. Our linebackers and defensive backs were good."
Ahrendt rarely came off the field during his junior season.
"I played every single game and barely had any breaks. I doubled my tackles from my sophomore season. I became the leader on the offensive line and helped

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