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FOOTBALL: Cowboys corral Cards

FARGO, N.D. — The Staples-Motley Cardinals finished the regular season 0-8 after falling to the Breckenridge Cowboys 38-14 Thursday in the Classic Heart O’Lakes Conference game at the Fargodome.

Grant Longbella put the Cardinals on the board with a two yard run to close out the first half with the Cowboys leading 12-7.

After Breckenridge scored the first three touchdowns of the second half, Blake Petrich hit Zach Borders on a 15-yard touchdown pass for S-M’s final score.

[b]Staples-Motley 0 7 0 7 — 14[/b]

[b]Breckenridge 6 6 14 12 — 38[/b]

Second quarter

SM-Grant Longbella 2 run (JP Pagan kick)

Fourth quarter

SM-Zach Borders 15 pass from Blake Petrich (Pagan kick)

Conference: SM 0-6. Overall: SM 0-8. Next: Staples-Motley at Perham in Section 8-3A quarterfinals 7 p.m. Tuesday.