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Potosi Wins Turnover Battle, Defeats Perryville on the Road.

(myMOinfoSports) Potosi earns the 25-7 victory on the road in Perryville to end the Pirates bid for a 4-0 start to the season. Both teams struggled offensively in the first quarter with the season-long turnover issues for Perryville spilling into the second.

Potosi turned to senior fullback Ryan Osia for the swift response…

 
At 6-0 Trojans late in the second quarter, both teams swapped touchdowns in the final minute of the half. Potosi scored the first of the two with freshman quarterback Andrew Coleman connecting with his favorite target, junior receiver Zach Haynes…

 
Third time in two games that Coleman and Haynes hooked up. Perryville, desperate for something to go its way, answered right back with four seconds left as back-up quarterback Bryce Flaherty found Garrett Richardet…

 
The extra point was good to make the score 12-7 at the half with Potosi leading. At 12-7 Trojans early in the 3rd, a Perryville punt inside the ten yard line went awry…

 
A pair of seniors in on the special teams play with safety Brendan Hovis blocking the punt and linebacker Colin Govero coming up with the recovery. At 18-7 Potosi, the game remained a defensive battle until just under five minutes left in the fourth…

 
Potosi now at 2-2 for the season with a date against the Blackcats in Fredericktown next Friday. Perryville falls to 3-1 and preps for its cross-town rivalry game against St. Vincent on the Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy Web-TV “Game of the Week” next Friday.

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