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Medical Lake grinds out crucial win over Kettle Falls

Cardinal control of the clock plays big part in 24-15 Homecoming win


Paul Delaney

Players like Medical Lake's Jackson Tappero (22) looked like pretzels after this play in the Cardinals' 24-15 Northeast A League Homecoming Game football win. Tappero scored twice and rushed for 145 yards, tops for all players in the contest.

There was a lot to like about Medical Lake's 24-15 Northeast A League football victory over Kettle Falls in last Friday's Homecoming game according to Cardinals' head coach Wes Hobbs.

The win, which was Medical Lake's second straight improved their NEA record to 3-2 and overall mark to 4-3.

"It was good, we needed that one," Hobbs said. "Regardless of the outcome with Freeman we've got a shot (at the postseason)."

With Jackson Tappero scoring twice and rushing for 145 yards on 29 carries, the Cardinals started fast, got a decent lead at 21-7 and then settled in for a snoozer of a second ha...

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