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Seventh graders defeat Oregon to move to 6-1 on the season

Posted: Friday, Sep 28th, 2012

It was a successful Saturday all around for the boys of Rochelle Junior Tackle as all four teams picked up victories against Oregon. The eighth graders (5-2) won 48-12, the seventh graders (6-1) won 38-12, the sixth graders (5-2) also won 38-12 and the fifth graders (4-2-1) shut Oregon down completely, 30-0. The Junior Hubs will conclude their regular season on Saturday when they travel to take on Morrison. Pictured here is sixth grade player Gregory Ricketts tackling an Oregon back. (Photo by John Shank)

ROCHELLE — The seventh grade Rochelle Junior Tackle team scored five times in their 38-12 victory over Oregon on Saturday.

In the first quarter, Junior Hubs’ quarterback Noah Mershon kept the football on a two-yard rush into the end zone to give Rochelle the early lead.

Rochelle scored twice in the second quarter, and three times in the third. Its first second quarter score came from 10 yards out on an Alex Harvey run and on and a 40-yard pass completion to Rafael Mancinas from Mershon. Mancinas scored again in the third quarter from 45 yards out.

For the complete article see the 09-27-2012 issue.

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