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Football: Bombers start season with win

A fourth-quarter touchdown by Waubun’s Kyle Erickson was the tipping point in the Bombers’ 21-14 season-opening home win over Clearbrook-Gonvick last Thursday.

The Bombers exchanged touchdowns with the Bears, but notched the final and decisive one in the final quarter.

Waubun quarterback Jordan Spaeth scored twice on rushes of one and nine yards, while Clearbrook-Gonvick QB Trevor Rogstad also scored two rushing scores.

Alec Teiken led the way on the ground for the Bombers with 64 yards on 15 carries, while Waubun was outrushed by the Bears by a 254-147 margin.

But the Bears also had two lost fumbles and two interceptions, to stifle four drives.

Waubun will host Ada-Borup, which was a 41-6 winner over Fisher-Climax, on Friday. Game time is 7 p.m.  

Bomber results - Waubun at Clearbrook-Gonvick, Thursday, Aug. 29

Bombers     7 8 0 6 – 21

C-G            6 0 8 0 – 14

W: Jordan Spaeth 1-yard run; Alec Teiken kick.

CG: Trevor Rogstad 19-yard run; PAT failed.

W: Spaeth 9-yard run; Spaeth pass.

CG: Rogstad 2-yard run; Rogstad run.

W: Kyle Erickson 4-yard run; PAT failed.

Waubun stats

Rushing (att-yds) – Alec Teiken 15-64; Kyle Erickson 13-39; Jordan Spaeth 15-36; Dylan Donner 2-8. TOTAL: 45-147

Passing (comp-att-yds-td-int) – J. Spaeth 2-5-8-0-0

Receiving (rec-yds-td) - Donner 1-4-0; Teiken 1-4-0