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ELC JV falls to Fairmont in opener

By Staff | Aug 29, 2008

The Estherville Lincoln Central junior varsity team lost its first game of the season, 16-15, to Fairmont, Minn. on Thursday.

Marcus Christensen ran for one touchdown, a two-point conversion and 96 yards on 12 carries. He also was 7-16 passing for 133 yards including a 75-yard strike to Nathan Jensen. Christensen had one interception.

Jensen caught four passes for 94 yards. Defensively, he had 11 tackles, a fumble recover and an interception.

Ryan Vos led the team with 14 tackles.

Christensen scored on a 1-yard run in the second quarter and connected with Jensen in the fourth quarter.

Fairmont scored in the second quarter and on the first play of the third quarter. The Cardinals made two-point conversions after each score.

ELC (0-1) plays at Sheldon on Tuesday.