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Inside the game: No. 1 Liberty Hawks 19, No. 4 Lindsay Cardinals 10

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With the game tied at 10 late in the second quarter, the Liberty Hawks faced a first-and-21 after a holding penalty. On the next play, Zach Richey threw the ball up the middle of the field to Travis Jordan running a post pattern. Jordan split a double team, jumped up and came down with a 44-yard pass to the Lindsay 23-yard line.

Three plays later, Seth Wedemeyer kicked the second of his school-record breaking four field goals and Liberty led 13-10 with 10 seconds left in the half.

Drive of the game

The drive began on defense with Lindsay facing a fourth-and-four from the midfield with the Hawks leading 16-10. On the first play of the fourth quarter, Lindsay tried to draw the Hawks offsides, but Liberty held still and Lindsay called a time out. Lindsay settled for a punt and Logan Pierce returned it 16 yards.

After a Richie Brandt four-yard run, Kendall Malone broke a 20-yard run to near midfield. Brandt carried for 8 yards and 12 yards to the Lindsay 32-yard line. Malone broke off a 24-yard run to the 8 yard line. Three plays later, Wedemeyer hit his fourth field goal for a two-score lead, 19-10...


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