Although it was billed to be a close, classic struggle between a team with a high-octane air attack (Cottage Grove) and a squad with a bruising running game (Elmira), no last minute heroics were needed this time for the Lions to gain win number three on the season. With intermittent rainfall on a soggy grass field in Elmira, the Grovers downed the Falcons 55-16.
The Grovers did most of their damage through the air, scoring seven of their eight touchdowns behind the strong arm of Scotty Hitner. The attack began on the game’s first possession with Hitner slinging a swing pass to fellow-senior Brandon Boxberger. Boxberger's catch and run amounted to 52 yards, and with Brad Bonds’ PAT, the Lions led 7-0.For the complete article see the 10-02-2013 issue.
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