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Senior Bricen White ran for 124 yards on 28 carries, but it wasn't enough as Linn-Mar lost a 35-14 decision to Cedar Falls last Friday night at the UNI-Dome.
Clayton Muszynski and Clayton Reed scored touchdowns for Linn-Mar.
The Lions close the regular season at 1-4 and have a week off to prepare for a Class 4A second-round playoff game on Oct. 24 at Waukee (5-2).
Click here for a link to the Waterloo Courier's story on the game.
The Linn-Mar sophomores closed a successful season on a down note last Friday, falling 31-26 to Cedar Falls at the UNI-Dome.
Ben Blackford, TJ Jackson, Will Starnes and Creighton Fairley all scored touchdowns for the Lions, who close at 5-2.
I am very proud of this group, we had a rough start to this game, but they stuck together and kept fighting," said Coach Ben Martens. "Between the derecho and the pandemic we had plenty of distractions and adversity, but these guys remained focused and were a lot of fun to work with.
"I am looking forward to seeing what they accomplish next season."
The Linn-Mar freshman football team lost its first game of the season. They didn't lose again.
The Lions closed out the 2020 campaign with five straight victories, capped by a hard-fought 14-6 win over Cedar Falls on Thursday night at Linn-Mar Stadium. Tayden Ferguson scored both touchdowns for Linn-Mar.
Coach Anthony Crawley's Lions lost their opener to Cedar Rapids Xavier, then ripped off five straight wins to finish at 5-1.
"I am excited to see what the future holds for this group," Crawley said.
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