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Martin holds off Mendon, claims share of conference crown

Posted at 12:40 AM, Oct 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-09 00:40:41-04

MARTIN, Mich. — The Martin Clippers have not lost a game since the team switched to 8-man football 3 seasons ago. In week 7, they faced a new foe, the Mendon Hornets, which are in their first year in 8-man.

Mendon got the first points on the board, with a short TD run by Chris Dupree.

The Clippers responded. Quarterback J.R. Hildebrand recovered a bobbled snap to run 43 yards to score. The 2-point conversion gave them the 8-6 lead.

Hildebrand would score in the 2nd quarter from 26 yards out to push the lead to two scores.

Martin held off Mendon, 28-20 the final.

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