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Six turnovers, Heisler's heroics give Panthers win over Cards


September 5, 2022

Erik Gjovik

Carrington running back Ty Johnston surges ahead for a few more yards on this play, as two Rugby Panther defenders pull him down with all their might. Johnston ran for 15 yards on two carries, much of it on this play. Though the team rushed for over 200 yards in the contest, six turnovers (three fumbles and three interceptions) ultimately did in the Cards in a 12-7 loss.

Moving the football in between the 20-yard lines wasn't much of a problem for Carrington Friday night, August 26.

It was executing clutch plays that was, along with protecting every valuable possession given to them.

And it took just two scoring plays by Macen Heisler for the Rugby Panthers to walk away with a win in the newly-christened Stadium '22, 12-7.

Heisler answered the Cards' first lead...

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