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Falcons lose 25-8 Tuesday

By The Mercury

The Riley County Falcons’ football season came to a close on Tuesday with a 25-8 playoff loss at Hiawatha.

The Falcons finished as the runner-up in their district with a 4-5 record, but held their own in the first half against a strong Hiawatha team.

Brice Brummett hit Landin Griffith for a 42-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter, and the Falcons trailed 13-8 at halftime.

Hiawatha scored a pair of 3-yard rushing touchdowns in the second half and held on to win.

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