Central soars past Memorial behind big second and third quarters

Aug. 26—Eau Claire Memorial couldn't make it a clean sweep over its La Crosse rivals. The Old Abes dropped their final ever meeting against the La Crosse Central RiverHawks by a score of 45-30. The Old Abes simply couldn't overcome a multitude of mistakes while the RiverHawks capitalized on almost every one of Memorial's gaffes.

Central began to pull away when the RiverHawks picked off Memorial quarterback Riley Holmberg twice in the second quarter, turning both takeaways into touchdowns, and never looking back.


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