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Area Football: Howard, Tigers remain perfect

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WALKER — Beau Howard racked up four touchdowns as Pine River-Backus routed Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 40-12 Friday for a North Star Conference victory.


Howard scored once on the ground and passed for three others scores; two going to Jace Loge and one to Brandon Mager.

Dre Loge rushed for a touchdown and returned a kickoff 85 yards for another score improving the Tigers to 2-0.

Pine River-Backus 6 28 6 0 — 40

Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 6 0 6 0 — 12

First quarter

WHA-Devin Dickson 22 run (kick failed) 8:30

PRB-Beau Howard 2 run (kick failed) 51.0

Second quarter

PRB-Jace Loge 19 pass from Howard (kick failed) 8:26

PRB-Dre Loge 4 run (Brandon Mager from Beau Howard) 5:35

PRB-Mager 3 pass from Howard 4:01(run failed)

PRB-Jace Loge 14 from Howard (Jared Adkins run) 5.4

Third quarter

WHA-Tayden Savage 17 from Dickson (kick failed) 3:47

PRB-Dre Loge 85 kickoff return (run failed) 3:37

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: PRB 38-169

Pass comp-att-int-yds: PRB 10-19-130

Total offense: PRB 299

Conference: PRB 1-0. Overall: PRB 2-0. Next: Pine River-Backus hosts Cass Lake-Bena 7 p.m. Friday.