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Football: Huskies battle but Junction City prevails


October 4, 2016

KEANU AIONA, right, and Connor Russell celebrate after Aiona scored a second-quarter touchdown for Sweet Home.

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Jake Rogers and Junction City’s rushing attack proved hard to slow down for the Huskies Friday night, as they lost on the road to the Tigers 36-27.

Rogers finished the game with 223 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

“There were three outside contain losses, 50 to 60 yards-plus. The second play of the dang game, and that was probably 70 yards,” said Coach Dustin Nichol. “You take three of those away and they get caught in the backfield and it’s a dang ball game.”

The young Husky team had issues wrapping up and bringing down Tiger running backs. Aidan Leever...

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