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Sauk Prairie drops nailbiter to Reedsburg

Special teams play big role in Beavers' win


September 13, 2018

Special teams plays can make or break a team.

Last Friday night, the Sauk Prairie Eagles battled toe-to-toe with host Reedsburg in a tense Badger North Conference contest.

But it was Reedsburg which won the special teams phase of the game, taking advantage of a blocked punt and a clutch field goal to squeeze out a thrilling 9-7 victory over the Eagles.

“They really didn’t have a sustained drive all night,” Sauk Prairie coach Scott Schutt said of the host Beavers, who were held to just 81 yards of total offense by the Eagles’ stout defense. “We won all the stats but the scoreboard....

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