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Huskies get steamrolled by Marist offensive football machine


September 8, 2021

Scott Swanson

Husky defenders work to bring down Marist running back Kaidan Ayoma, center, during the first quarter.

Sweet Home opened its 2021 high school football season Friday evening against Marist Catholic, a team that some rank as high as third in the state at the 4A level.

Despite a never-quit effort by the Huskies, the visitors coasted to a 49-12 victory over the home team at Husky Field.

Marist wasted no time making a statement, as senior running back Lucas Tuski received the opening kickoff from the Huskies and ran it all the way to the end zone. Then, with 8:03 left in the first quarter, senior quarterback Carter Greene connected with Conner Chase to give the Spartans a 14-0 lead.

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