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Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 12:59 am | Updated: 1:03 am, Mon Sep 1, 2014.

Pusch Ridge had little trouble with their season opening road game against Miami (AZ). Earning a 42-0 win.

Taylor Fitzgerald scored the Lions’ first three touchdowns of the game, finishing with 71 yards on just eight carriers. Freshman Matthew McLeod ran the ball nine times for 69 yards and added two more scores.

Quarterback Cody Cropp tossed a 28-yard touchdown to Tyler Overstreet, finishing the game 7-13 for 154 yards. Ben Walker had five of the seven catches for 118 yards.

The Nighthawk defense was dominant, sacking Miami quarterbacks eight times. Matthew Weiss had 3.5 sacks himself. The Lions forced two turnovers and blocked a pair of Miami punts.

Pusch Ridge next hosts Joy Christian on Friday.

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