GLADBROOK - Chase Clark rushed for 178 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Trevor Trunck added two more TDs on the ground, and the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels handed Belle Plaine its first loss in Class A District 4 play, 31-21, Friday night at 'The Pit.'
Clark had scoring runs of 24 and 21 yards, Trunck punched it in from 1 and 6 yards, and the Rebels (4-4, 3-2) regained third place in the district by outscoring the Plainsmen (6-2, 4-1) 17-6 in the second half.
Trunck's final touchdown run gave G-R a 29-15 lead with 8:05 to play, and the Rebel defense got a safety with 2:40 to go to make it 31-15. Belle Plaine found paydirt once more but it wasn't enough.
Belle Plaine's Nick Pippert rushed for 178 yards and a touchdown. Lance Hinschberger added 90 yards as the Plainsmen rumbled for 303 yards on the ground.
Trunck finished 6-for-13 passing for 140 yards with one interception, connecting three times with Colton Dinsdale for 74 yards.
G-R closes the regular season next Friday against GMG in Garwin.