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State Football: Defending Class A Champ Mahnomen Returns To Prep Bowl

Created: 11/17/2013 4:56 AM KSTP.com
By: Chris Long

Mahnomen's defense paved the road to the Prep Bowl as the Indians blanked Bethlehem Academy of Faribault 19-0 in a Class A State Football Semifinal.

It was a rematch of last year's Class A Championship.

Mahnomen forced eight Bethlehem Academy turnovers in the game - two interceptions, two fumbles and four turnovers-on-downs - in hanging the shutout.

Tom Pavek and Austin Reitan each ran for over 90 yards and a touchdown.  Pavek added a touchdown pass to Nathan Hanson on his only completion of the game. The Indians ran the ball 53 times and passed just three times.

Mahnomen will take a shot at an 8th State Championship in the Class A title game against Dawson-Boyd.

Click the video box on this page to see extended highlights of this game.

Mahnomen and Bethlehem Academy players line the field at the Metrodome in advance of their Class A State Football Semifinal

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