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Hillsboro Falters in C4 D1 Semifinal, Cape Central Advances to Championship

(CAPE GIRARDEAU) The Hillsboro football Hawks have their season come to an end at the hands of the Cape Central Tigers, falling 48-8 in the Class 4 District 1 semifinals tonight on KJFF.

The Tigers opened the game with an 80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Donye Thomas. Hillsboro proceeded to give up 2 more touchdowns before quarterback Austin Perez and the Hawks went to the air for their only score of the game.

After the 2-point conversion run by Jaxin Patterson was successful, the Hawks were down 21-8. Before the half ended though, the Tigers struck for their 5th touchdown of the night.

The only touchdown of the 2nd half was a 30-yard pass completion between quarterback Cameron Cox and receiver Donye Thomas.

Hillsboro coach Lee Freeman praised his young group for the effort this season.

Hillsboro ends the season with a 4-7 record. Cape Central improves to 7-4 and will take on Farmington next Friday at the home of the Knights for the Class 4 District 1 championship. That game will be on AM 800 KREI.

Hillsboro HC Lee Freeman

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