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Toledo Christian pulls away from Danbury, 50-6

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Momentum swings are critical in sports, and that was never more evident in Danbury's 50-6 loss to Toledo Christian on Thursday night at Start High School.

After the Lakers cut the deficit to 14-6 with 4:40 remaining in the second quarter on a 56-yard touchdown pass from Seth Vargo to John Rhodes, the Eagles responded, scoring on a 92-yard kickoff return by Caleb Wotring to push the lead back to 21-6 and seize back the momentum. 

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Ottawa Hills blanks Danbury, 35-0

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Despite losing 35-0 to Ottawa Hills last Friday, Danbury had its chances.

The Lakers had their chances, but ultimately they failed to convert before a late touchdown in the second quarter put the Green Bears ahead 14-0 and broke Danbury's spirits.

Holding a 6-0 lead and facing a third-and-goal with eight seconds to play, Ottawa Hills quarterback Austin Stevens found Dan Intrater for an eight-yard touchdown, giving the Bears a 12-0 advantage before a two-point conversion made it 14-0 heading into the half.

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Gibsonburg pulls away from Danbury

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Danbury's Justin Tibbels returns this punt 51 yards for his first of two rushing touchdowns against Gibsonburg last Friday evening.  The Lakers lost to the Golden Bears, 58-24.
Photo by John Kozak

Sometimes, the final score is very deceiving.

That was certainly the case in Danbury’s 58-24 loss to Gibsonburg on Friday night at Biro Field.

In its matchup with the top team in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference, the Lakers fought tooth and nail to hang with the Golden Bears before Gibsonburg pulled away, pushing its 35-24 lead, which it held early in the fourth quarter, to 58-24 by scoring 23 unanswered points in the game’s final nine minutes.

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