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Comets denied playoff bid

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Gazette Staff
October 23, 2009

Elkhorn High School's football team spoiled Delavan-Darien's postseason bid Thursday night.


Jake Montford scored on a 12-yard run with 36 seconds left give the Elks a 6-0 win over the Comets in the Southern Lakes Conference finale.


Despite fumbling 14 times and losing two, the Elks (2-7, 2-5) denied the Comets (4-5, 3-4) a shot at the playoffs. It also gave first-year Elkhorn coach Tom Lee a victory over his alma mater.


Montford finished with 113 yards on 19 carries to lead all rushers.


ELKHORN 6, DELAVAN-DARIEN 0


Delavan-Darien 0 0 0 0ó0


Elkhorn 0 0 0 6ó6


Scoring summary: EóJake Montford, 12 run (kick failed).


Statistics: First downsóDD 8, E 13. RushesóDD 38-107, E 52-225. Yards passingóE 39, E 0. PassesóDD 14-42, E 5-0-0. FumblesóDD 1-1, E 14-2. PenaltiesóDD 7-40, 3-35.



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