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November 2, 2013

Locust Grove throttles Lincoln Christian, 80-41

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LOCUST GROVE —

Locust Grove continued its dominance in the second half, outscoring Lincoln 24-21. 
Senior captain Traden Sokoloski forced a turnover in three quarters: a fumble recovery in the first and interceptions in the second and third quarters. He returned the last interception for a touchdown, his second pick-six of the year.
Juniors Vance Wilson and Dustin Remer recovered fumbles and sophomore Cutter Stamper intercepted a pass of his own in the third. The Legion of Doom ended the night with seven turnovers, but gave up 41 points in its third straight game.
“I’m not worried about [the defense giving up over 40 points three straight games]. When you’re winning by 40 does it really matter that you gave up 40?” Hennesy said.
 
Rohde was not the only key behind the Pirates’ 80 points. Fine threw for three scores and 273 yards on 16 completions. All of Fine’s touchdowns came in the first half and two of them were thrown to sophomore Jason Pirtle. Pirtle ended his night with three catches for 97 yards before being injured in the third quarter. Hennesy said Pirtle separated his shoulder on a kickoff return and hopes he’ll be back on the field next week.

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