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Schluter’s Two Touchdowns Lift EMF over Heartland | Rural Radio Network

Schluter’s Two Touchdowns Lift EMF over Heartland

Schluter’s Two Touchdowns Lift EMF over Heartland
EMF's Jackson Beethe reaches to block Heartland's Cord Spencer's punt.

MILLIGAN – Freshman Breckon Schluter found the endzone late in the second quarter, and then with less than one minute to go in the game to ice it for his Exeter-Milligan/Friend Bobcats (4-3) over the Heartland Huskies 38-28 on Friday night.

The game went back-and-forth for most of the first half. EMF took the lead with a 12-yard touchdown run by quarterback Christian Weber.

In the second quarter, Heartland’s I-back Nolan Boehr gave his team the lead 14-8. Shortly before halftime, EMF found Schluter for his first touchdown tying the game at 14 going into the half.

Huskies defensive back Cord Spencer picked off Weber to start the second half, and returned 26 yards into the endzone to give the Huskies the lead, but then EMF running back Keagan Newsome scored two straight touchdowns to give his team the 30-20 lead.  Heartland’s quarterback Trev Peters scored near the end of the fourth to make it a one-score game – 30-28 – going into the final quarter.

From there, the EMF defense made a couple of key stops, including a punt block by Jackson Beethe to win the game.

Schluter lead all rushers with 98 yards on the ground. Newsome added 51 yards. For the Huskies, Boehr finished as the leading rusher with 71 yards.

Next, EMF plays its final regular season game against Southern on the road, while Heartland travels to Ravenna.

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