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AREA FOOTBALL: Staples-Motley loses regular-season finale

FARGO, N.D. — Zach Fietek rushed for 104 yards and Colton Borders threw for 100 as the Staples-Motley Cardinals ended their regular season Thursday night at the Fargodome with a 24-6 Heart O’Lakes Conference loss to Breckenridge.

The win was Breckenridge’s second of the season while the Cardinals dropped to 0-8.

Fietek scored the Cardinals’ only touchdown on a 58-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Staples-Motley 0 0 0 6 — 6

Breckenridge 0 6 12 6 — 24

Second quarter

B-Connor Yaggie 18 pass from Nathan Blaufuss (kick fails) 7:09

Third quarter

B-Aaron Neppl 12 pass from Blaufuss (kick fails) 8:01

B-Yaggie 32 pass from Blaufass (kick fails) :37

Fourth quarter

SM-Zach Fietek 58 run (kick fails) 11:33

B-Levi Sokness 34 run (kick fails) 8:14

Team statistics

Yards: SM 185

Pass comp-att-int-yds: SM 5-17-2-100,

Total offense: SM 285

Individual leaders

Rushing: SM-Fietek 15-104, Kyle Jansson 13-45

Passing: SM-Colton Borders 5-17-100

Receiving: SM-Fietek 2-51, Jordan Wick 1-41, Mike Beach 2-8

Conference: SM 0-6. Overall: SM 0-8. Next: No. 7 Staples-Motley at No. 2 Rapids in Section 8-3A quarterfinals 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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