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After falling behind 13-0 by halftime, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta came back in the second half to defeat Lac qui Parle Valley 22-15 Friday at Big Cat Stadium.

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With the win the Tigers improve to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in the West Central Conference South. The Eagles fall to 2-4 and 1-3.

The Tigers scored three touchdowns in a 10-minute span of the third quarter to erase a 15-point deficit.

The Eagles took a 13-0 lead into halftime on a touchdown and two field goals, then added a safety when a Tiger punt snap went through the end zone with about 10 minutes left in the third quarter.

The Tigers took control after that. Brian Miller caught a 38-yard TD pass from Jake Torgerson and Tim Ostby ran for scores of 30 yards and 14 yards.

Morris/C-A 22, LQPV 15

LQPV 7 6 2 0 -- 15

Morris/C-A 0 0 22 0 -- 22

Eagles - J.D Struxness 55 pass from Dylan Erickson (Brandon Bornhorst kick)

Eagles - Bornhorst 25 FG

Eagles - Bornhorst 29 FG

Eagles - Safety, punt snap out of end zone

Tigers - Brian Miller 38 pass from Jake Torgerson (pass failed)

Tigers - Tim Ostby 30 run (Tyler Henrichs pass from Torgerson)

Tigers - Ostby 14 run (Tanner Picht pass from Torgerson

Morris/Chokio-Alberta

Team statistics

First downs: 9; Rushing: 25-76; Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 9-13-0-114; Fumbles lost: 1; Penalties: 5-55

Individual statistics

Rushing: Tim Ostby 11-52, Jordan Staples 1-4, Torgerson 8-15; Passing: Torgerson 9-13-0-114; Receiving: Tanner Picht 1-1, Chandler Erickson 2-11, Brian Miller 1-38, Tommy Holland 1-15, Ostby 1-6, Logan Manska 1-13, Tyler Henrichs 1-13, Staples 1-17; Punting: Picht 3-120 (40.0); Interceptions: Erickson 1; Fumble recoveries: Ostby 1; Tackles (solo-assist): Metzger 6-4, Jordan Staples 3-6, Ostby 5-3, Erickson 4-1, Holland 6-9, Picht 2-4, Joel Harrison 1-1, Daniel Nelson 3-0, Zach Gibson 0-3, Mac Beyer 0-1, Tyler Henrichs 1-1, John Tiernan 1-1, Austin Thielke 1-2, Michael Michaelson 1-0, Clay Staples 0-1, Brian Miller 0-1; QB sacks: Holland 1, Metzger 1, John Tiernan 1

Lac qui Parle Valley

Team statistics

First downs: 14; Rushing: 48-216; Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 4-9-1-79; Fumbles lost: 1; Penalties: 5-40

Individual statistics

Rushing: J.D. Struxness 10-36, Sam Haas 25-172, Dylan Erickson 4-10; Passing: Erickson 2-2-0-69, Blake Hoium 2-7-1-10; Receiving: Hoium 1-14, Struxness 1-55, Haas 2-10; Punting: Hoium 2-64 (32.0); Interceptions: 0; Fumble recoveries: 1

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