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Indians take down SJEL Eagles

 

September 16, 2021

Justin Slaayton I The Gazette

An Eagle makes a run I the rain against the Touchet Indians on Sept. 10.

ST. JOHN – Rain grounded the St. John-Endicott-LaCrosse (SJEL) Eagles football teram during their loss to the Touchet Indians on Sept. 10, 32-6.

"The rain was terrible," said SJEL Coach John Hergert. "It quit for halftime then sheet rain fell in the third quarter.

Rain led the Eagles' offense to shift to more running plays. It also contributed to a couple of fumbles.

SJEL's sole touchdown was in the first quarter, said Hergert. Quarterback Tanner Fleming threw a short pass to freshman Ben Bailey, who broke three tackles to run the rest of 54 yards to the 2-yard line. Tanner snuck it in ac...



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