Seventh grade ends season with win

Concordia capped off its season with a 14-0 win over Clay Center in seventh grade football play Thursday at Harold M. Clark Stadium.
The game was scoreless at halftime.
Concordia put together a 58-yard, 10-play scoring drive in the third quarter.
Billy Bechard gave the Panthers a 6-0 lead with a 27-yard touchdown run with 1:30 to play in the period.
Bechard finished off a 73-yard, nine-play drive with a 22-yard scoring run with 1:31 to play in the game.
Blake Leiszler ran in the two-point conversion.
The Panthers had 155 yards rushing in the game.
Bechard carried seven times for 71 yards.
Tyler Stupka had 34 yards on five carries. Leiszler had 22 yards on five carries, and Kyle Bliss added 19 yards on five carries.
The Panthers limited Clay Center to 75 total yards of offense.

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