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Football: Clutch defense, point-after, seal win for Huskies at Madras


September 22, 2021

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Russ Holly kicks an extra point against in a recent game against North Marion. His point-after sealed the win for Sweet Home at Madras Friday night.

Sweet Home's football players had to cross an entire mountain range and pull out some fourth-quarter theatrics to get their second road win of the season.

On a night of offensive woes for the green and gold, it was the Huskies' defense that ended up making the big play that helped Sweet Home eke out a 14-13 win over the White Buffalo of Madras High School on Friday, Sept. 17.

The home team looked to be fully in control of the contest with just two minutes left in the final quarter. Madras had possession on the Huskies' 25-yard line, and Sweet Home had only one timeout remaining. But instea...

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