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By Roger Harnack
Cheney Free Press 

Spangle boys best Raiders on muddy field


Last updated 11/10/2022 at 1pm

Roger Harnack

Lake Roosevelt quarterback Brit Egbert, left, and Liberty's Gunner Stephens scramble for an errant snap that rolled into the end zone. Liberty's Brandon Finau recovered the ball for a touchdown.

SPANGLE – Sometimes, a football game is decided solely on turnovers.

Such was the case Friday night, Nov. 4, when the Liberty Lancers held off the visiting Lake Roosevelt Raiders, 15-6, to advance to the state 2B football playoffs.

With a cold, steady rain and a muddy filed, the District 6/7 crossover proved to be a defensive battle, with little offense on both sides of the ball.

Two Raider fumbles and an incepted Lancer pass made the difference in the game.

The first quarter was a hard slog in the mud, with little offensive traction on either side of the ball.

With the ground game not ge...

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