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October 6, 2012

Minutemen roll past Huskies, 55-0

WESTON — Try as North Marion’s football team might, attempting to defend a short field made for one long Friday at Lewis County.

The Minutemen used favorable field position to score 30 unanswered points in the second quarter on their way to a 55-0 homecoming rout of North Marion.

Lewis, now 5-2 and 4-0 in Big 10 play, battled the Huskies to a 0-0 tie after the first period. The Minutemen then scored 23 points over the next seven minutes of the second and bumped their lead to a commanding 30-0 by halftime.

The main culprit in keeping North winless — with the defeat, the Huskies dropped to 0-7 overall and 0-6 in the league — was most certainly special teams.

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