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Area football: WHA, Nevis, Fosston win

WHA, Nevis and Fosston were area winners Friday night in area football games. The Wolves broke into the win column for the first time with a 34-14 over Blackduck dropping the Drakes to 0-4. Nevis rebounded from a loss to Floodwood last week to be...

WHA, Nevis and Fosston were area winners Friday night in area football games.

The Wolves broke into the win column for the first time with a 34-14 over Blackduck dropping the Drakes to 0-4.

Nevis rebounded from a loss to Floodwood last week to beat Remer 28-22 in Great Northern West League action.

Fosston continued to roll, topping 40 points for the fourth straight week in a Valley Plains 45-0 rout of Mahnomen.

Elsewhere Bagley fell to Frazee 36-12, Hawley butchered Pine River 66-6 and Lake of the Woods went down 35-12 to Barnesville.

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In 8-3A, Pequot Lakes romped past Crookston 45-0 while Park Rapids beat Roseau 21-7, Staples bounced Thief River 42-7 and East Grand Forks was blanked by Perham 40-0.

Sartell moved ahead in the Central Lakes with a 35-14 triumph over Apollo as Sauk Rapids fell for the first time, bowing 24-14 to St. Cloud Tech.

Brainerd dropped a half game off the pace despite a 26-7 win over Moorhead in a non-conference test.

Other league games found Willmar shading Little Falls 28-25 ad Rocori spilling Fergus Falls 13-7, dropping the Otters to 0-4.

Detroit Lakes leveled its North Country Conference mark at 1-1 with a 34.12 win over Duluth Central while Denfeld won its first league test 35-21 over Grand Rapids. East dropped a non-conference game to Hopkins 47-28.

Other games saw Cloquet beat Hermantown 21-7, Virginia beat Hibbing 35-6 while Warroad lost to Breckenridge 42-14.

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