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Tigers even record with victory over Hill City

  Austin Becker threw for three touchdowns and ran for another in leading Nevis to a 28-6 Great Northern Conference 9-man football victory over Hill City Friday night at Nevis.

     Becker threw a 44-yard TD pass to Gavin Becker and a 10-yard TD pass to Gavin Hitchcock as the Tigers claimed a 14-0 lead after the first quarter.

     After a scoreless second period, Hill City scored on a 5-yard run to cut the gap to 14-6 entering the final quarter.

     Nevis sealed the win on a 44-yard TD reception by Gavin Becker and an 11-yard TD run by Austin Becker.

     Austin Becker rushed 22 times for 130 yards and completed 5 of 20 passes for 85 yards. Hitchcock added 89 yards on 14 carries as Nevis compiled 378 yards in total offense.

     Defensively, Courtland Chase had eight solo tackles and two sacks while Jordan Spenst was in on nine tackles as the Tigers improved to 2-2 on the season.

     Hill City fell to 2-2 on the year.

Hill City               0      0    6     0…6

Nevis                 14     0    0  14…28

NEVIS SCORING

N–G. Becker 44 pass from A. Becker (A. Becker run)

N–Hitchcock 10 pass from A. Becker (PAT failed)

N–G. Becker 44 pass from A. Becker (A. Becker run)

N–A. Becker 11 run (PAT failed)

NEVIS OFFENSIVE STATISTICS

RUSHING: A. Becker 22-130, Hitchcock 14-89, Miller 11-53, Spenst 5-16, G. Becker 1-5.

PASSING: A. Becker 5-20-0 for 85 yards.

RECEIVING: G. Becker 2-26, C. Chase 1-43, Hitchcock 1-10, G. Chase 1-6.

NEVIS DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

SOLO TACKLES: C. Chase 8, Spenst 6, G. Becker 5, Hitchcock 5, Miller 3, Huckbody 3, Tranby 3, Babler 2, A. Becker 1, Yabandith 1, Sandlin 1.

ASSISTED TACKLES: Tranby 5, Spenst 3, Miller 3, Babler 3, Huckbody 2, C. Chase 2, Hitchcock 1, G. Chase 1, Gross 1, Scoutan 1, DeWulf 1.

SACKS: C. Chase 2, Spenst 1, Hitchcock 1, Babler 1, Huckbody 1.

FUMBLE RECOVERIES: C. Chase 1.

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