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     November 26, 2019      #74-330 KDJ

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Milford-Cissna Park upended

By Mason Schweizer

MONMOUTH — Entering Friday night’s Illinois 8-Man Football Association State Championship, something was going to have to give when the unbeaten and defending state champion Milford-Cissna Park took on fellow unbeaten Polo.

Thanks to an explosive ground game that wouldn’t quit, the Marcos found the endzone early and often and outlasted the Bearcats 50-26 at April Zorn Memorial Stadium in Monmouth to take the state trophy from the reigning champs.

“There’s a lot of teams that would trade places with us in a heartbeat to finish in second place,” Bearcats coach Clint Schwartz said. “Our guys played hard — they do ...

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Mason Schweizer