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Junior Lions earn Conference crown

The Mount Ida Junior Lions shook off the rust after an off week and roared their way to a 7-2A Conference Title with a 42-14 victory over the Dierks Junior Outlaws.

The Junior Outlaws entered the game with a 7-0 record while Mount Ida was 6-1. Both teams stepped onto the field with unblemished conference records to set up the conference title match up.

Dierks quickly scored on a 33 yard run by Eli Sharp. He took the 2-point conversion in to give the Junior Outlaws an eight point lead.

Mount Ida Junior Lions score
Jacob Woodfield dives into the end zone for the first Junior Lion touchdown of the night. – Photo by Dewayne Holloway

Undaunted, Mount Ida responded with 30 unanswered points to take a 30-8 lead at the half. Jacob Woodfield was the first to score for Mount Ida, followed by Jack Hoeksema with back to back scores and Woodfield finished things off in the half.

The two teams swapped scores to start off the third with Woodfield scoring for Mount Ida and Sharp scoring for Dierks.

Woodfield scored the final touchdown to give Mount Ida the 42-14 victory over the visiting Dierks Junior Outlaws.

Dierks Junior Outlaws
Eli Sharp is tackled by a Mount Ida Junior Lion. – Photo by Dewayne Holloway

Read next week’s issue of the Montgomery County News for a full recap of the game.

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