Posted On: 11/13/18 4:52 AM

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Due to an electrical fire that caused a power outage shortly after the beginning of the second half, I was only able to watch one half of the Blaine Bengals' 6A quarterfinal victory over Eastview. The game started on Thursday night and concluded in another location on Friday afternoon. I was not able to attend the Friday afternoon conclusion it was apparent the game was going Blaine's way.

In the snow, the first half ended with the Bengals leading 14-2. The defense was outstanding in the first half, and it appeared the offense was beginning to solve the Eastview defense and the weather. Blaine would go on to defeat the Lightning 42-14 and advance to the 6A semi-finals.

Defensive end Lucas Becker tracked down a run on the outside for a loss of yardage. On the same series of downs, he came down the line of scrimmage to make a tackle on the inside. The stop on third down resulted in an Eastview punt. The Lightning offense had no answers for Becker in the first half as he made his third

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