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High School Football: Flyers rally to beat Eagles

The Little Falls Flyers hosted St. Cloud Apollo in the Section 8-4A opening round.

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LITTLE FALLS — Hank LeClair rushed for 180 yards on 28 carries, including the game-winning 10-yard touchdown run to give the No. 4 seeded Little Falls Flyers a 13-12 win over No. 5 St. Cloud Apollo in the Section 8-4A opening round Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Little Falls scored 13 fourth-quarter points to erase a 12-0 deficit.

Beau Thoma scored a 17-yard touchdown pass from Gavin Anderson to open the fourth quarter for the Flyers.

Thoma caught four passes for 51 yards. The Flyers move to the Section 8-4A Semifinals where they will play top seed Rocori Saturday, Oct. 29.

Apollo 6 0 6 0 — 12

Little Falls 0 0 0 13 — 13

Fourth quarter

LF-Beau Thoma 17-yard pass from Gavin Anderson (kick good) 9:58

LF-Hank LeClair 10-yard run (pass failed) 7:34

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: LF 38-192, SCA 34-131

Pass comp-att-int-yds: LF 11-23-132, SCA 16-35-196

Total offense: LF 61-324, SCA 69-327

Individual leaders

Rushing: LF-Hank LeClair 28-180

Passing: LF-Gavin Anderson 11-23-123

Receiving: LF-Beau Thoma 4-51, Owen Bode 3-30, Isaac Olson 2-21, Hank LeClair 1-20

Overall: LF 3-6. Next: Little Falls at Rocori 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

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