Oakridge kicks off the 2017 season with a 37-18 win over Chippewa Hills

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The Oakridge football team opened its season on the road Thursday with a 37-18 victory over Chippewa Hills.

Eagles quarterback Koleman Wall opened the scoring with a 34-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Hughes, giving Oakridge a 7-0 lead with 2:27 left in the first quarter.

Chippewa Hills cut the Oakridge lead to 7-6 with 21 seconds left in the first quarter on a touchdown run by David Spedowski.

Blake Masterman scored the lone touchdown in the second quarter on a 17-yard run to give Oakridge a 14-6 halftime lead.

In the third quarter, Alex Shoop scored on a 17-yard run to give the Eagles a 21-6 edge. Jaxon Fri hit a 29-yard field goal put Oakridge ahead 24-6 with 2:18 left in the third.

Chippewa Hills closed the third quarter with a touchdown reception by Koeonte Lowery to make the score 24-12 heading into the fourth.

In the fourth quarter, Leroy Quinn plunged in for a 1-yard touchdown to give Oakridge a 31-12 lead with 10:39 remaining.

Chippewa Hills responded with another score by Spedowski with 7:50 remaining to make the score 31-18.

The last touchdown of the night was a Masterman run from  one yard out.

Shoop led Oakridge with 128 yards on 11 carries while Quinn finished with 120 yards on 19 carries. Masterman totaled 88 yards on 19 carries while Mikael Wheeler led the Eagle defense with 11 tackles.

 

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