BLACKDUCK - Glen Abbott carried the ball 33 times and it paid off as he rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns to give the Pine River-Backus Tigers a 20-7 victory over the Blackduck Drakes Friday in Northern Plains Conference football.
The win snaps PR-B's two-game losing streak and pushes it to 3-2 on the season.
Levi Allen added the Tigers other touchdown when he crossed the end zone from 14 yards out.
Ben Kline was 5-of-8 for 5 2 yards as the Tigers outgained Blackduck 282-120.
"Mitch Kline came in and played quarterback for us and did very well," said Pine River-Backus coach Randy Schwegel. "Kline led a drive for a second quarter score, he was also our leading tackler with nine tackles."
"Mitch Kline came in and played quarterback for us and did very well," said Pine River-Backus coach Randy Schwegel.
Pine River-Backus 6 6 8 0 - 20
Blackduck 7 0 0 0 - 7
B: Jacob Lien 1 run (kick) 5:55
PRB: Glen Abbott 11 run (run failed) 3:15
PRB: Levi Allen 14 run (run failed) 3:50
PRB: Abbot 6 run (pass Ben Kline to Mitch Kline) 2:45
Rushes-yards: PRB 58-230, B 21-103
Pass comp-att-int-yards: PRB 5-8-52, BLA 2-10-1-17
Total offense: PRB 282, B 120
Rushing: PRB-Abbot 33-145, Allen 5-28, Jordan Farmer 6-24
Passing: PRB-Ben Kline 5-8-52
Receiving: PRB-Allen 2-10, Farmer 2-10, M. Kline 1-17
Conference: PRB 2-2, B 0-4. Overall: PRB 3-2, B 0-5. Next game: Pine River-Backus hosts Lake of the Woods 7 p.m. Friday.
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