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10/24/2014 L’anse High School, Baraga CO., MI –

The first quarter in the high school football game between the Munising Mustangs VS the L’anse Purple Hornets started with the Munising Mustangs making the kick-off to the Purple Hornets on a sunny and seasonably warm evening. Both teams started the quarter off by attempting to secure their run games, but the Munising Mustangs broke their mold when they attempted multiple passes in the first quarter. The Garrett Blank was able to score a touchdown on a great run with about five minutes left in the quarter. A good extra point made the score the Munising Mustangs 7 and the purple hornets 0. Brett Johnson was able to strip the ball from the Purple Hornets running back with just minutes left in the first quarter, but the ball took an unlucky hop and bounced out of bounds. Alex Hill caught a pass in L’anse territory to make the Munising Mustangs second touchdown, but extra point was missed to make the score 13-0 in favor of Munising.

First Quarter Score:
Munising Mustangs: 13
L’anse Purple Hornets: 0

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The Munising Mustangs  scored again when Alex Hill caught the Mustangs third touchdown of the game, and a good extra point made the score 20-0 early in the quarter. The L’anse Purple Hornets attempted to step up their game in the second quarter, making several positive yardage plays, despite their slow opening. Ben Stasewich had an amazing quarter, and game, with multiple sacks and huge plays on defense. A quarterback sneak from Austin Kelto gave the Mustangs their 4th touchdown of the game and made the score 27-0. Eric Elor made an amazing play when he partially blocked a Purple Hornets punt late in the first half to give the Munising Mustangs excellent field position for another great drive. After that partially-blocked punt, the Mustangs were able to score yet another touchdown and a two point conversion made the score 35-0 with just two minutes left in the second quarter.

Second Quarter Score:
Munising Mustangs: 35
L’anse Purple Hornets: 0

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The second half of the game started with the Munising Mustangs recieving the kick-off and a running clock. At that point in the game, the Mustangs began looking further ahead to next week and their first playoff game of the season. The Mustangs started the half with all of their starters in the game, but as the quarter went on, they began substituting in their younger players to prevent injuries to their main players. Garret Blank ran in another touchdown halfway through the quarter to put the Munising Mustangs up to 42 and the L’anse Purple Hornets at 0, and no further scoring occurred in the quarter.

Third Quarter Score:
Munising Mustangs: 42
L’anse Purple Hornets: 0

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The fourth quarter began as the third quarter ended, with the Munising Mustangs in the lead, with a hefty advantage, and a running clock. The Mustangs looked forward to their first playoff game in a long time, and fought ever harder for the chance to play their first home playoff game since 1980! The main focus of the Munising Mustangs fourth quarter play was to prevent injuries for their next game. As time wound down to less than 1.5 minutes, the L’anse Purple Hornets breached the red zone with a long pass. On the very last play of the game, the Purple Hornets were able to score a touchdown.

Final Game Score:
Munising Mustangs: 42
L’anse Purple Hornets: 6

Listen – Full Game – Munising Mustangs Defeat the L’anse Purple Hornets 42-6 on Friday October 24th, 2014 on 1400 GTO Good Time Oldies.mp3