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Riddle beats Mapleton, 52-44

September 8, 2018

RIDDLE — The Riddle football team rebounded from an early 16-point deficit and earned its first win of the season on Friday night, holding off Mapleton 52-44 in a nonleague game.

Nate Hopkins rushed for 91 yards on nine carries and scored two touchdowns, caught a 41-yard scoring pass and intercepted two passes for the Irish (1-1). Cameron McMichael ran for 79 yards on seven attempts with a pair of scores and passed for 85 yards, and Donovan Hargraves carried the ball 16 times for 70 yards and two TDs.

The score was tied 24-24 at halftime.

“I’m very proud of the kids for coming back (after falling behind 16-0),” said Riddle coach Russell Hobson. “They played hard.”

The Irish are on the road next Friday, meeting Chiloquin in a nonleague game in Klamath Falls.

Mapleton;16;8;14;6;—;44

Riddle;8;16;22;6;—;52

First Quarter

M — Moso 45 pass from Neece (Neece run)

M — Moso 30 pass from Neece (Neece run)

R — Hopkins 41 run (Hargraves run)

Second Quarter

R — Hopkins 20 run (McMichael run)

M — Moso 30 pass from Neece (Neece run)

R — McMichael 32 run (McMichael run)

Third Quarter

M — Neece 37 run (run failed)

R — Hargraves 3 run (Hargraves run)

R — McMichael 15 run (run failed)

M — Neece 15 run (Neece run)

R — Hopkins 41 pass from McMichael (McMichael run)

Fourth Quarter

R — Hargraves 12 run (run failed)

M — Neece 30 run (run failed)

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