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Area Football: Tappe only bright spot in Patriots loss

FARGO, N.D. — Tyler Tappe gained 112 total yards and scored for Pequot Lakes as the Patriots were routed by Thief River Falls in the regular season finale at the Fargodome Thursday night in Heart O’Lakes Conference play.

The Patriots opened the game with an 85 yard touchdown pass from Travis Jacobson to Tappe.

Pequot Lakes finished the season 2-6 and will play in the Section 8-3A playoffs Tuesday against an opponent yet to be determined.

Pequot Lakes 6 0 0 6 — 12

Thief River Falls 33 7 7 0 — 47

First quarter

PL — Tyler Tappe 85 pass from Travis Jacobson (kick failed) 11:45

Fourth quarter

PL — Lance Squires 39 pass from CJ Borleis (kick failed) 3:30

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: PL 25-30

Pass comp-att-int-yds: PL 6-8-0-164

Total offense: PL 194

Individual leaders

Rushing: PL-Tyler Tappe 10-37

Passing: PL-CJ Borleis 5-7-0-79, Travis Jacobson 1-1-0-85

Receiving: PL-Tappe 1-85, Kyle Narveson 2-18, Kyle Sellner 1-22, Lance Squires 1-39

Conference: PL 1-5. Overall: PL 2-6. Next: Pequot Lakes in Section 8-3A playoffs Tuesday.

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