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Fumbles plague Alva in 33-21 loss to Chisholm


October 8, 2017

Denise Reinhart

Alva quarterback Mitchell Meyer (10) hurdles over Chisholm player T. C. Smith (25), who is followed by Chishom's Brice Chance (20). (Apparently such a hurdle is illegal in high school football, but not in the pros or in college.)

It was a long drive back to Alva Friday night after the Goldbugs suffered a disappointing loss to the Chisholm Longhorns, 33-21. The two teams came into the game very evenly matched. Alva was 5-0 while Chisholm was 5-1 for the season. Both teams have a strong defense. Going into the game, Alva had allowed an average of 12 points against them compared to 11.17 for Chisholm.

Alva defeated Hennessey 49-27 two weeks earlier and had last Friday off. Chisholm beat Hennessey 43-24 last week. Last year, Chisholm topped Alva by only three points 29-24.

The Goldbugs started off strong, scoring the on...

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