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Huskies grind out 28-6 win over Stayton to enter league 3-0


September 20, 2017

Photo by Scott Swanson AUSTIN JAMES cuts through the Stayton defense on his way to a 69-yard run that set up the Huskies’ second touchdown.

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Sweet Home beat Stayton 28-6 Friday night, Sept. 15, but it wasn’t pretty.

The two teams combined for three fumbles, five penalties, and six punts in the first 12 minutes of the game.

Despite the bobbles, the Huskies got a hard-fought win and will go into league play 3-0 for the first time since 2009, and just the sixth Sweet Home football team since 1979 to do that.

“Well, I’ll take half of the (penalties); we had three penalties that were spearing with the running back as he’s falling forward, being tackled and he’s leading with his head, and he falls into s...

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