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Raider wide receiver Zach Beinlich hauls in a pass from quarterback Davy Branson for an apparent touchdown Friday night in Somerset, but the play was called back when Beinlich was called for offensive pass interference.

Defense comes to Raiders' rescue

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While the Raiders' offense struggled to find its rhythm Friday night in Somerset, the defense came up with the big stops at the right time to preserve a 7-6 victory over the Spartans.

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After over three quarters of scoreless play, quarterback Davy Branson put the Raiders on the scoreboard with a 14-yard touchdown run with 11:10 remaining in the game. Kicker Jake Denison's extra point kick provided what would turn out to be the team's margin of victory.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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