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Wadena-Deer Creek quarterback Kevin Tumberg (15) turns to hand off to running back Aaron Kern as a Staples-Motley tackler goes for the stop in last Friday's Homecoming game.

Petrich, Cardinals spoil strong Homecoming effort by Wolverines

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It took awhile for Hurricane Blake Petrich to hit Wadena last Friday night but when it arrived it was devastating.

The Staples-Motley back scored four times in rushing for 169 yards as the Cardinals poured it on late in a 48-6 victory over Wadena-Deer Creek. Petrich scored three of his four touchdowns in the final quarter as the Cards, rated sixth in Class 3A, racked up 30 fourth quarter points.


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