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ELC junior varsity defeats Spirit Lake, 19-8

By Staff | Sep 9, 2008

The Estherville Lincoln Central junior varsity football responded immediately to a first quarter 8-0 deficit to Spirit Lake on Monday. The Midgets scored 19 unanswered points in the second quarter on the way to a 19-8 win. The game was halted at halftime due to a number of Spirit Lake players injured. For ELC, Marcus Christensen scored on a 22-yard run and he then connected with Nate Jensen on a 27-yard strike for a 12-8 Midget lead. Jensen iced the game with a 45-yard interception return Brennan Nyren added the extra point. Above, Marcus Origer (57), Seth Shatto (54), Brady Adolph (70) and Bradon Held (6) gang tackle the Spirit Lake ball carrier. The ELC JV (2-1) hosts Storm Lake next Monday. EDN photo by David Swartz