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Falcons Score 41 in Fourth for Win

by Matthew Schuler

La Puente

The Duarte Falcons used a 41-point fourth quarter to take a 55-27 victory over the Bassett Olympians on Friday night at Bassett High School.

The Falcons were sparked by Sam Edwards and Jordan Johnson who combined for 239 rushing yards and six touchdowns.

The loss was the first for the Olympians in Montview League play and kept the Duarte playoff hopes alive.

Bassett scored the first points of the night and also led 21-14 with 3:19 to play in the third after Jesus Navarrete scored on a one yard run.

Duarte then exploded. Forcing two fumbles that turned into touchdowns and four additional scores shared by Edwards and Johnson.

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