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Area Football: Pillager wins behind five Travis Richards touchdowns

BAGLEY — Travis Richards had a huge night with five rushing touchdowns, and 207 total rushing yards as the Pillager Huskies rolled over Bagley 37-14 in a North Star Conference game on Friday night. Jeff Flickinger also rushed for 149 yards in the win.

Richards finished with scoring runs of five, three, 29, 22, and six as the Huskies piled up 391 total rushing yards.

Pillager 16 6 8 7 — 37

Bagley 0 0 8 6 — 14

First quarter

Pgr — Travis Richards 5 run (Devin Strack run)

Pgr — Richards 3 run (Richards run)

Second quarter

Pgr — Richards 29 run (conversion failed)

Third quarter

Bgy — Luke Thompson 23 pass from Zachary Thoma (conversion good)

Pgr — Richards 22 run (Jeff Flickinger run)

Fourth quarter

Bgy — Kyler LaVine 16 run (conversion failed)

Pgr — Richards 6 run (Cherokee DeLeon kick)

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: Pill 55-391, B 26-79

Pass comp-att-int-yds: Pill 5-8-1-110, B 7-16-0-126

Total offense: Pill 501, B 205

Individual leaders

Rushing: Pill-Richards 21-207, Flickinger 17-149

Passing: Pill- Connor Uselman 4-7-1-75, Devin Strack 1-1-0-35

Receiving: Pill- Richards 2-50

Conference: Pill 2-1. Overall: Pill 2-1. Next: Pillager at Lake of the Woods 7 p.m. Friday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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