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Cowboys knock off Harvey

HARVEY -- Killdeer's football team survived a rally from fifth-ranked Harvey to come away with a 24-22 win in a Class A first-round playoff game Saturday.

HARVEY -- Killdeer's football team survived a rally from fifth-ranked Harvey to come away with a 24-22 win in a Class A first-round playoff game Saturday.

Devin Haxton's 5-yard TD catch from Martin Stumpf, along with Devin Arnold's successful PAT run cut the Cowboys' lead to eight points.

The Cowboys (7-2), Region 4's No. 3 seed, used a 46-yard Ben Pelton touchdown pass to Anthony Dukart and Grady Houghton's 2-yard run to take a 12-0 lead in the first quarter.

The team's traded touchdowns for the rest of the game, with Harvey's two successful 2-point conversions closing the gap.

Killdeer, the No. 3 seed from Region 4, didn't convert any of the PATs on its four touchdowns, while Harvey (7-2), the Region 3 No. 2 seed, put in two 2-point tries.

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The Cowboys travel to Watford City, the No. 1 seed from Region 1, in the quarterfinals Saturday, Oct. 30. The Wolves (9-0) beat Killdeer 15-6 on Sept. 10.

Killdeer 12 6 6 0 -- 24

Harvey 6 8 0 8 -- 22

K-Anthony Dukart 46 pass from Ben Pelton (Run failed)

K-Grady Houghton 2 run (Pass failed)

H-Martin Stumpf 1 run (Devin Arnold pass from Stumpf)

K-Brodie Candrian 5 run (Pass failed)

H-Tucker Nordby 44 pass from Stumpf (Run failed)

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K-Pelton 1 run (Run failed)

H-Devin Haxton 5 pass from Stumpf (Arnold run)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING: V, Name X-X. H, Name X-X.

PASSING: K, Pelton 5-11- 94. H, Stumpf 10-18- 105.

RECEIVING: V, Name X-X. H, Name X-X.

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