October 22, 2013

Southern McLean ends season with loss to Holsteins

BY ADAM THOMAS
BHG News Service

   The Southern McLean Roughriders were coming off an emotional high after their commanding homecoming victory, but there wasn’t a whole lot of time to celebrate before they needed to take the field one more time.

   Facing the end of their season, the Roughriders needed to outscore the New Salem-Glen Ullin Holsteins by fourteen points to earn a play-off spot in a rare Saturday afternoon game over the weekend.

   Going with a different offensive look, Southern McLean took to the air.

   At times it was successful, but with the team not very experienced in such a pass heavy game, they ended up with more than a fair share of turnovers and only managed one trip into the end zone in all four quarters. The turnovers were the biggest factor in the 22-6 loss.

   For the first time all season long, the Roughriders came into a game at full strength.


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