CHASKA — Mankato West fumbled the opening kickoff and committed three turnovers in the first seven minutes.
No. 1 seed Chaska took advantage of West's early mistakes for a 20-0 lead at halftime.
West ended up with six turnovers, which Chaska, the second-rated team in Class AAAAA, turned into a 27-6 victory in the championship game of the Section 2 football playoffs.
West had five possessions inside Chaska's 20 in the second half and only came away with the one touchdown.
West ends the season at 8-2.
Here are photos from Friday's game.