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Flyers come up short on late touchdown from Falcons

FOLEY - The Little Falls Flyers led 16-0 at halftime, and 22-14 at the end of the third quarter, but a last second touchdown lifted Foley to a 23-22 win over the Flyers in an East Central North Subdistrict game on Thursday.

FOLEY - The Little Falls Flyers led 16-0 at halftime, and 22-14 at the end of the third quarter, but a last second touchdown lifted Foley to a 23-22 win over the Flyers in an East Central North Subdistrict game on Thursday.

Wyatt Nelson opened the scoring with an interception return and the Flyers defense added a safety to close out the first quarter.

Landon Bjorge scored on a 13-yard pass from Braden Backowski before halftime, and a 12-yard scoring play in the third quarter.

The Falcons responded with nine points in the fourth quarter to get the win.

Little Falls 9 7 6 0 - 22

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Foley 0 0 14 9 - 23

First quarter

LF: Wyatt Nelson interception return (Nelson kick) 9:24

LF: Safety 1:48

Second quarter

LF: Landon Bjorge 13 pass from Braden Backowski (Nelson kick) 9:52

Third quarter

LF: Bjorge 12 pass from Backowski (Nelson kick) 8:51

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Fly: Austin Janson 1 run (kick failed) 7:41

Fly: Janson 2 run (Andrew Klucas pass from Kyle Kipka) :09

Fourth quarter

Fly: Safety 2:40

Fly: Klucas 7 pass from Kipka (Marvin Seegraber kick) :06

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: LF 38-110, F 31-75

Pass comp-att-int-yds: LF 9-21-2-158, F 15-25-1-204

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Total offense: LF 268, F 279

Individual leaders

Rushing: LF-Thomas Miller 14-45, Jesse Mrosla 5-22, Braden Backowski 13-20, Austin Erdmann 4-13, Landon Bjorge 1-7, Alec Stark 1-3

Passing: LF-Braden Backowski 9-21-2-158

Receiving: LF-Landon Bjorge 6-78, Wyatt Nelson 2-56, Daniel Marod 1-24

Sub: LF 2-5. Overall: LF 2-6. Next: Little Falls in Section 8-4A playoffs Tuesday.

Related Topics: LITTLE FALLS FLYERS
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