Spencer Football Uses Ground Attack To Defeat Emmetsburg
The Spencer Tiger football team has now won 5 in a row in the series over Emmetsburg thanks to the 19-14 win Friday night in Emmetsburg. The E'hawks struck first with a 42 yard pass from Joyce to Myers to make it 7-0. Spencer would scored 19 unanswered and lead 19-7 at the half. In the 3rd quarter, Emmetsburg put together a nice drive and scored midway thru the quarter to get within 5 points. Neither team would score again, although at one point in the 4th quarter the E'hawks got inside the Spencer 20 yard line put could not get anything and the Tigers held on for the win.
Spencer would finish with 273 yards of offense all on the ground. They were led by Cooper Fox with 109 yards and 1 touchdown. Emmetsburg had a more balanced attack. They had 118 yard on the ground and 85 thru the air to finish with 203 yards. Corbin Saathoff was the leading rusher with 79 yards
Spencer is 1-0 and will host CL/GLR Friday September 1st. Emmetsburg is 0-1 and will travel to Estherville.