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www.tricountynews.mn Y l .ws ....... Prep Bowl (from page 1) compared to Caledonia's 328 and 195. EV-W had 21:09 possession time compared to Caledonia's 26:51. Individually, QB Reese Jansen had 12 completed passes for a total of 117 yards, resulting in one of the team's two touchdowns. Jansen also ran for a total of 72 yards on the game. Greg Lux received four times for a total of 42 yards; Matt Schindler received three for 51 yards; Jamison Kuechle received three for 17 yards; Jacob Streit received two for 7 yards; and Ethan Moore received once for that 55-yard touchdown pass from Jack Bates (on Bates' only completed pass for the game). Schindler also punted six times for a total of 199 yards, 40 yards running, and 71 yards in kick returns. Jacob Streit had 2 kickoffs for a total of 88 yards, and Adam Foehrenbacher had one for 54 yards. No doubt many were hoping for a fairy-tale ending where the Eagles continue their winning run all the way to State Champion. State runner-up is nothing to sneeze at, especially considering they faced a faster and better - at least on Friday- team. Great job, guys. You've made everyone proud. PAGE 9 December ,!,,, 2016 i: i~ i i iI~: The Eden Valley-Watkins Eagles can pose with their runner-up trophy with their heads held high. Only the second EV-W football team in history to make it to the Prep Bowl, they can stand proudly with the 2005 State Championship team. The above photo was taken just moments after their 61-12 loss to powerhouse Caledonia. Staff photos by Gaylen Bicking and Jean Doran Matua. Eddie the Eagle waves to the TV camera. The game was broadcast on Channel EV-W helmets had 'UF" stickers, 45; a DVD of the game can be purchased at prep45.com. These and other photos and many players had ".IF" or "27" are available in the photo gallery at tricountynews.mn. shaved into their hair to honor teammate Jake Foehrenbacher who died suddenly this spring. The Eagles' first touchdown was a 31-yard pass to Matt Schindler. The Eagles' second touchdown was a 55-yard pass from Jack Bates to Ethan Moore, with less than three minutes left. Head Coach Jon Thielen, early in the second quarter. The Eagles pep band helped to liven up the "home" side of the stadium.