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Sutherlin starts season with a 16-13 win over Hidden Valley

September 2, 2018
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MURPHY — Sutherlin came from behind to win the season opener, 16-13 over Hidden Valley on Friday.

The Bulldogs (1-0) trailed 13-9 at halftime. Cade Meisner scored a touchdown on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter to get the lead and the win.

Meisner, a senior quarterback, rushed for 55 yards, ran for a touchdown and threw a TD in the second quarter to Bryce Anderson.

″(Meisner) played his guts out,” Sutherlin coach Josh Gary said. “I was totally happy with the defense. We had a couple of botched assignments, but other than that we played lockdown defense.”

Sutherlin held the Mustangs to two yards rushing. Brandon Carr was able to kick a pass away in the endzone on fourth and 10 to preserve the win.

Sutherlin will play at Taft next Friday.

Sutherlin;0;9;0;7;—;16

H. Valley;6;7;0;0;—;13

First Quarter

HV — Noga 35 pass from Bidlak (kick failed)

Second Quarter

S — Anderson 17 pass from Meisner (kick failed)

S — Olson 24 field goal

HV — Powers 1 run (Bidlak kick)

Fourth Quarter

S — Meisner 1 run (Olson kick)

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