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Cumberland Defeats Grantsburg Big (Audio Replay)

Friday, August 26th, 2011 at 2:23 pm

The Cumberland Beavers, fresh off their 53-18 thrashing of Glenwood City, will welcome the Grantsburg Pirates to town tonight. This is the 6th straight season that the two teams have met and Cumberland currently holds a 4-game winning streak. Last season, the Beavers scored the games first 28 points en route to a 42-20 victory in Grantsburg.

Last week, Grantsburg forced 5 Spooner turnovers, but were unable to turn any of them into points. The Pirates scored first, late in the 3rd quarter on a run by Connor Meyers, but the Rails answered right back. Following a missed PAT from Grantsburg, Spooner marched down and scored their only touchdown to take a 7-6 win.

Cumberland got 5 touchdowns from Brady Rose in the opening game of the season to upend Glenwood City, 53-18. Rose touched the ball 25 times and turned five into touchdowns. He had touchdown runs of 1, 46, 10, and 2-yards. Also scoring on a 29-yard pass play.

The replay of Friday’s game can be heard here.

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