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Area Football: Athman, Lanners lead Pierz past Melrose


MELROSE — Nathan Athman and Josh Lanners each had two touchdowns to key the rushing attack for the Pierz Pioneers as they defeated Melrose 28-7 in a non-conference season opener in Melrose Friday.

Tyler Milner led the Pioneers in rushing with 124 yards.

Pierz 7 14 0 7 28

Melrose 0 0 0 7 7

First quarter:

Prz — Nathan Athman 3 run (Travis Johnson kick) 6:32

Second quarter:

Prz — Josh Lanners 1 run (Johnson kick) 8:35

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