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High School Football: UNC fourth quarter rally dooms WDC

WADENA — Evan VanErp completed 16 of 29 passes for 147 yards and rushed for 97 more in the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 32-16 loss to United North Central in a Prairie Conference game Friday.

VanErp’s passes to Andrew VanErp and Dylan Dumpprope in the third quarter gave the Wolverines a 16-14 lead, but 18 unanswered points by UNC iced the game.

United North Central 0 8 6 18 — 32

Wadena-DC 0 0 16 0 16 — 16

Second quarter

UNC — Kyle Skoog run (Jeff Skoog run) 6:38

Third quarter

WDC — Andrew VanErp 22 pass from Evan VanErp (Dylan Dumpprope pass from VanErp) 8:50

UNC — Jordan Yliniemi run (kick failed) 4:13

WDC — Dumpprope 1 pass from VanErp (Nick Carlson pass from VanErp) 2:47

Fourth quarter

UNC — Jeff Skoog run (kick failed) 10:05

UNC — Yliniemi ran (kick failed) 5:07

UNC — Dylan Huttunen interception return (kick failed) 1:38

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: WDC 33-154

Pass comp-att-int-yds: WDC 16-29-3-147

Total offense: WDC 301

Individual leaders

Rushing: WDC-Evan VanErp 17-97, Jacob Krause 13-58

Passing: WDC-Evan VanErp 16-29-3-147

Receiving: WDC-Andrew VanErp 5-65, Dumpprope 6-49, Blaine Cooper 3-27

Conference: WDC 1-3. Overall: WDC 2-4. Next: Wadena-DC at Upsala-Swanville 7 p.m. Oct. 12.

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