Concordia junior varsity ends season with win

CLAY CENTER — The Concordia High School junior varsity football team raced out to a 30-0 lead and then held on to win 30-22 in the final game of the season last night.
The Panthers got a 6-yard touchdown run by Manny Mares in the first quarter.
Ethan Bechard ran in the two-point conversion, giving Concordia an 8-0 lead.
Mares added a 10-yard touchdown run in the second quarter; Logan Higbee ran in the conversion.
Mares scored once more in the second quarter, hauling in a 15-yard pass from Bechard for a touchdown.
The Panthers led 22-0 at the half.
Mares scored one more time on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter, Higbee ran in the conversion giving Concordia a 30-0 lead.
The Tigers scored three touchdowns and a pair of  two-point conversions in the fourth quarter to make the final 30-22.

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