Grizzlies beat South Central 7-6

Published 9:30 am Tuesday, June 8, 2010

The Albert Lea Grizzlies traveled to Truman. Saturday to take on the South Central Hawgs in a battle for first place.

In a defensive struggle, the Grizzlies only points came early in the second quarter on a 20 yard pass from Tony Tolbers to Hector Rivera. Jason Kuipers kicked the extra point putting Albert Lea up 7-0.

The Hawgs answered in the middle of the fourth quarter on a short pass across the middle. The Hawgs attempted a two point conversion, but were held out of the end zone by the Grizzlies defense.

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Late in the fourth quarter, with the Hawgs driving toward the end zone, when their drive was stopped by Grizzlies linebacker Paul Mathern. With less than a minute to go, Mathern intercepted a pass across the middle on the five yard line.

The Grizzlies then kneeled down twice put pick up their third win on the season.