NORTHWOOD - Class 8-Man No. 7 Northwood-Kensett was hit with a heavy dose of Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire's Michael Girres in the season opener on Friday.
Unofficially, Girres scored on runs of 75, 2 and 35 yards in the first half and added a 1-yard run in the third quarter a 20-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. That gave the Titans a 32-6 victory over the Vikings.
Girres ended up with 218 yards on the ground on 29 carries. Mason McGrauth had 87 yards on 15 carries while Marcus Girres had 24 yards on eight carries.
On a rainy night, the Titans' totaled 359 rushing yards. Michael Girres had just one pass for minus-four yards.
Defensively, Tyler Hoffman had 13 tackles and Alex Hoffman had nine. Ryan Jacks had the Titans' lone sack. GTRA held Northwood-Kensett to 211 yards.
The Titans (1-0) are home next Friday as they host North Iowa in Graettinger.