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Cascade runs over depleted Huskies for 57-13 football win


October 9, 2019

IAKONA HOWERTON, left, shakes off Cascade blocker Brandon White to wrap up ballcarrier Elijah Nolan as Paul Glynn, right, closes in.

Cascade came into its matchup with Sweet Home ranked eighth in the state and the Cougars demonstrated why, trouncing their visitors 57-13.

Ethan Coffey, a 200-pound running back, led the Cougars to a total of 367 rushing yards,

"Cascade's a good football team," Coach Dustin Nichol said. "They're a physical football team and, across the board, once we got into the second level, we give up pounds. And they won the line-of-scrimmage battle."

Sweet Home was missing four starters, including two linemen, going into the game, thanks to injuries and scholastic issues.

"That didn't help matters,...

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