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On the ground, his 59 attempts translated into 840 yards and eight trips to pay dirt.
With 1:56 left on the clock, Bartlett had to go 56 yards to pay dirt.
Late in the first quarter, on a left-side sweep, Mead found the sideline and sprinted 70 yards to pay dirt.
Within hours of a second volley emailed March 11, the hackers hit pay dirt.
Fraser was a prospector working a gulch below Wagontown in the Owyhees, closing in on pay dirt.
Her answer was a patch of pay dirt around 290 miles north, past endless forests of spruce and golden-leafed aspen, at the end of a gravel road known as the Silver Trail.
Two minutes later, Speight badly overthrew Grant Perry in the flat, this time right at Florida defensive back C.J. Henderson — who ran 41 yards to pay dirt.
Quarterback Rich Roberts led the Crown Point gridders 80 yards in 14 to pay dirt early in the first quarter.
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