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Farmington Football Falls in Class 4 State Quarterfinal to St. Mary’s

(St. Louis, Mo.) The Farmington Knights football team had their season come to an end this evening as they fell to the St. Mary’s Dragons in the Class 4 State Quarterfinal by a final score of 28-17.

With Farmington trailing 7-3 early in the second quarter, it was Royce Harris who put the Knights out front.

Shortly thereafter, it was Harris once again to extend the lead for Farmington, this time on the ground.

PAT was good to make it 17-7 Knights, but the Dragons responded with two touchdowns late in the half to retake the lead.

PAT was good to make it 22-17 heading into halftime.

It was a slug fest in the second half with offense at a premium as both sides failed to put up any more points until St. Mary’s scored late in the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach for good.

That’s where the score stood as the Dragons defeated the Knights by a final score of 28-17.

Fuller ran 19 times for 255 yards and three touchdowns, while Harris ran for 180 yards on 15 carries and caught the one pass for 25 yards.

Farmington’s Braden Botkin also topped the century mark with 107 yards on 20 carries.

Bodkin finishes the year with 1352 rushing yards and Royce Harris closes the year with 1060 yards rushing.

Farmington head coach Erik Kruppe says it was a joy for him to coach this group.

The Farmington Knights finish their terrific 2019 season with a record of 10-3 in addition to their first District Championship since 2011. St. Mary’s improves to 11-2 and will host Platte County in the Class 4 State Semifinal.

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