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Huskies score another cardiac football win to set up showdown at Newport


October 17, 2018

LANCE HANSON holds on tight to the ball as he's tackled on a kickoff return.

Sweet Home pulled out its second nail-biter football win in a row Thursday night, Oct. 11, with a 20-19 win over Stayton to stay unbeaten in the Oregon West Conference.

The Huskies, now 4-0 in league, 5-2 overall, will play for the outright league title Friday night, Oct. 19, at Newport (3-1, 6-1), which lost 24-7 at Cascade Thursday, leaving Sweet Home the lone undefeated team in the league.

Sweet Home got off to a fast start, rolling 55 yards down the field on its first possession until Stayton's defensive line dug in and stalled the Huskies, stopping them for losses on three straight p...

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