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Saints bow to Hotchkiss, 35-12

HOTCHKISS — The good news for Vail Christian football is that the Saints competed in 35-12 loss at Hotchkiss on Friday night.

The Saints led 12-0 and were down 21-12 at the half.

The bad news is that the injuries just continue for Vail Christian (1-3).

The Saints started things well when Kellen Kinsella returned the opening kickoff 70 yards for a score. Tom Engleby also fired a 30-yard strike to Kinsella for another score.

But as been the case with a lot of the starters, Engleby went down with a shoulder injury. Freshman Joey Beveridge went the rest of the way for Vail Christian.

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The Saints return home to start Foothills Conference play when they host Bennett next week at Battle Mountain.

Devils fall to Cougars

Eagle Valley football lost a defensive duel at Evergreen, 10-0, on Friday night.

The Devils (1-3) conclude nonconference play with Northridge next week for Homecoming.

Sports Editor Chris Freud can be reached at 970-748-2934, and @cfreud.

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