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Mattawan hands Niles 40-29 setback

Published 8:43am Saturday, October 12, 2013

MATTAWAN – The hope of ending a 10-year stretch of losing seasons was dashed by host Mattawan Friday night.

The Niles (2-5) football team had hoped to run the table and get its first winning season since 2003, but the Wildcats had other ideas.

Mattawan grounded out 377 yards and handed the Vikings a 40-29 setback.

Darek Bullock-Mills had another big night throwing the ball for Niles as he was 17-of-27 for 215 yards and a 35-yard touchdown pass to Ra’Quon Glenn.

Mills also ran for a pair of 3-yard scores and finished the night with 54 yards rushing.

Niles’ other touchdown came on a 1-yard run by Sean Craig.

Glenn finished the night with five catches for 88 yards.


Niles 7 8 0 14 – 29

Mattawan 8 17 8 7 – 40

N – Darek Bullock-Mills 3 run (Jaycee Myers kick)

M – Max Reed 7 pass from Parker Curtis (Segar Chopp run)

M- Nakobi Thomas 5 run (George Tatchell kick)

M – Tatchell 21 field goal

N – Bullock-Mills 3 run (Sean Craig pass from Bullock-Mills)

M – Logan Buckler 6 run (Tatchell kick)

M – Alex Kahila 15 run (Tatchell kick)

N – Ra’Quon Glenn 35 pass from Bullock-Mills (Warren Smith pass from Bullock-Mills)

N – Craig 1 run (kick failed)


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