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MLWR Squeaks Past Esko


September 22nd, 2018

Tyler Peterson-NSO

The Moose Lake-Willow Rivers Rebels topped their rivals, the Esko Eskomos on Friday night, 22-14.

The Rebels struck first on a 41 yard pass from Mason Olson to Chet Morgan, going up 6-0 in the first quarter. The Eskomos responded in the second quarter with an 80 yard run from Luke Wagemaker to send the Eskomos into the half with a 7-6 lead.

The Rebels came out strong in the third quarter, marching down the field and capping it off with a four yard plunge from Trent Juhl, taking a 14-7 lead. Esko responded with a two yard dive from Aaron Moore to take back the lead at 15-14.

The Rebels would march back down the field late in the third quarter to score the game winning touchdown on a one yard run by Jeremiah Weidendorf, taking the 22-15 lead.

With the win, the Rebels move to 3-1 on the season. They will be back in action on September 28th when they host Mora (4-0). The Eskomos fall to 0-4 on the year and will search for their first win when they travel to play Pine City (1-3) on September 28th.

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