Reeths-Puffer football team loses another close one in finale against Kenowa Hills

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The Reeths-Puffer football team lost another game in the final seconds on Friday, falling to Kenowa Hills 26-21 in an O-K Black Conference matchup.

LSJ Logo incertThe Rockets trailed 14-0 at halftime and were down 20-0 during the third quarter.

Reeths-Puffer’s Theo Stevenson cut the deficit to 20-7 with a one-yard touchdown in the third quarter.Sport Clips 2016 football ad

Rockets quarterback Blake Ross found wideout Carter Fulton early in the fourth quarter for a 48-yard touchdown pass, then Nate Veihl added a pick-six for the Rockets with 9:18 left to give Reeths-Puffer a 21-20 lead.

The Knights scored the game-winning touchdown with seven seconds remaining on a one-yard run.

Stevenson finished the night with 11 carries for 61 yards, while Fulton led the receivers with four catches for 83 yards.

Veihl and Cole Aerts each had interceptions for Reeths-Puffer.

The Rockets closed their season with a 4-5 record.

 

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