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Area football: Pine River-Backus runs past Fosston

PINE RIVER — Drey Loge ran for two scores, Beau Howard threw for two scores and ran for another as Pine River-Backus ran past Fosston 39-0 in a non-conference opener on Friday.

Loge opened the scoring in the first quarter with an eight-yard burst. He also scored on a 14-yard dash in the second quarter.

Howard ran for a one-yard score in the second quarter. He also connected with Levi Burgess on a 42 yard scoring strike, and with Brandon Mager on a 28 yard pass in the third quarter.

Fosston 0 0 0 0 — 0

PR-Backus 6 20 13 0 — 39

First quarter

PRB — Drey Loge 8 run (kick failed) 2:32

Second quarter

PRB — Loge 14 run (Brandon Mager pass from Beau Howard) 11:54

PRB — Howard 1 run (kick failed) 8:02

PRB — Jared Adkins 1 run (kick failed) 2:28

Third quarter

PRB — Levi Burgess 42 pass from Howard (kick failed) 5:57

PRB — Mager 28 pass from Howard (Henry Krecklau kick) :22

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: F 41-57, PRB 25-190

Pass comp-att-int-yds: F 2-4-1-30, PRB 10-15-0-237

Total offense: F 187, PRB 427

Individual leaders

Rushing: PRB Drey Loge 10-87

Passing: PRB Beau Howard 9-13-234, Cody Mager 1-2-0-3

Receiving: PRB Brandon Mager 5-114

Overall: PRB 1-0. Next: PR-Backus at Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 7 p.m. Sept. 7.

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