by Michael Mattison
The GFW Thunderbird football team continues to roll as it collected its fifth straight victory with a 38-20 win over Blooming Prairie. GFW struck first on the opening drive of the game, going 64 yards on 13 plays. Jacob Rose got things moving with an 8-yard run. Later Dominic Rose would hit Ashton Buboltz on a fourth-down play for 23 yards to move the chains. It would take another fourth down conversion for GFW to plow forward as Rex Monson rushed for 16 yards. Three plays later, Nick TenEyck scored from four yards out. Dominic Rose found Braylan Freitag for the two-point conversion and an 8-0 lead.
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