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Tribune photo by Tom Larson Paynesville quarterback Matt Quade carries for first quarter yardage against Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City on Friday at Paynesville. Quade has passed for 837 yards this season.

Barking up the right tree: Bulldog football leading WCC with perfect 4-0 record


PAYNESVILLE — The old expression ‘better late than never’ could be mistaken for the Paynesville football team’s motto over the last few weeks.

The undefeated Bulldogs (4-0), ranked No. 7 in Class AA, outscored Morris/Chokio-Alberta 22-0 in the second half to rally for a 38-14 in Week 2, survived a scoreless first half in Week 3 to edge BOLD 20-18 and erupted for 24 points in the fourth quarter last week to shock Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 32-27.

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