The Triton High School Football team are the 2023 Section 2AA Champions. The Cobras entered the section playoffs with a record of 3-5, after playing one of the toughest regular season football schedules in the state of Minnesota. Triton earned the third seed in Section 2AA, even though they dominated top seeded Maple River 27-6 in the first week of the season.
After the bracket was set, the Cobras showed their might by beating JWP 43-6 in the quarterfinals and St.Clair-Loyola 40-16 in the semifinals. The Cobra victories in the first two rounds created a showdown in the Section 2AA Championship with the top seeded Maple River Eagles.
With a state tournament berth on the line the Cobras got off to a great start as they recovered the opening onside kickoff and scored on a touchdown pass from Pierce Petersohn to Brody Munnikhuysen a few plays later. The Cobras took a 14-0 lead into halftime and held off Maple River to win 21-14.
The Section 2AA Championship was the tenth section title in Triton High School history, and the first since 2010. The Cobras playoff run was ended by Cannon Falls in the MSHSL Class AA Quarterfinals on November 9th. However, this season will set the tone for the future of Triton Cobra Football for years to come.
Congratulations to the players and coaches on a fantastic and memorable season! We Are Triton!