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MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo owned the first half, but Minnewaska took control in the second half and beat the Thunder Hawks with a field goal in overtime, 17-14, in West Central South Conference football Wednesday.

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The Lakers (4-3, 4-4) scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to tie the game 14-14.

Then Mike Whittemore kicked a 32-yard field goal in overtime to give the Lakers the win.

Montevideo (4-3, 5-3) ran all over Minnewaska in the first half, with Brock Ackerman scoring two touchdowns and posting 110 yards rushing at halftime.

Nic Molitor scored on a 25-yard pass play from Whittemore with 1:56 left and Whittemore ran in the two-point conversion to tie the game.

Montevideo had the first possession of overtime, but after two penalties failed to score. Minnewaska had negative yards in their first three plays of OT, then Whittemore kicked the game winner.

Minnewaska 17, Montevideo 14, OT

Minnewaska 0 0 0 14 3 -- 17

Montevideo 7 7 0 0 0 -- 14

Mon - Brock Ackerman 6 run (Eric Brandon kick)

Mon - Ackerman 1 run (Brandon kick)

Min - Mike Whittemore 4 run (run failed)

Min - Nic Molitor 25 pass from Whittemore (Whittemore run) 1:56

Min - Whittemore 32 FG

Minnewaska

Team statistics

First downs: 13 ... Rushing: 35-215 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 3-17-41-3 ... Fumbles lost: 1 ... Penalties: 4-30

Individual statistics

Rushing: Cory Jackson 15-103, Mike Kocher 10-76, Mike Whittemore 7-25, Ryan Kleven 2-11 ... Passing: Whittemore 3-16-41-4, Jackson 0-1-0-0 ... Receiving: Nic Molitor 2-36, Ross Pattee 1-5 ... Punting: Kleven 3-32.7 ... Interceptions: none ... Fumble recoveries: 1

Montevideo

Team statistics

First downs: 17 ... Rushing: 46-199 ... Passing (com-att-yds-int.): 8-15-78-0 ... Fumbles lost: 1 ... Penalties: 7-57

Individual statistics

Rushing: Brock Ackerman 30-131, Josh Anderson 6-36, Mitch Christensen 1-20, Eric Brandon 8-7, Isaac Jaspersen 1-5 ... Passing: Brandon 8-15-78-0 ... Receiving: Anderson 4-37, Tom Grages 3-34, Ackerman 1-7 ... Punting: Josh Fenske 7-30.7... Interceptions: Dane Johnson 1, Brandon 1, Grages 1 ... Fumble recoveries: Michael Haff 1 ... Tackles (solo-assist): Johnson 10-2, Haff 5-0, Troy Hendrickson 3-1, Ryan Tostenson 3-3 ... QB sacks: Hendrickson 1

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