Published on Saturday, 03 November 2012 14:15
By Julie Bulau, Staff writer
PAYNESVILLE-The Eagles took a 21-20 lead into the fourth quarter but came up short in the end, falling to the Bulldogs 34-27 in the opening round of Section 52A playoffs Tuesday night.
Quarterback Nick Pauly had a big night for the Eagles, throwing for 311-yards and three touchdowns. Senior Austin Pelkey was the leading receiver with 206 yards on 10 catches for Eden Valley-Watkins.
Paynesville took a 12-0 lead into the second quarter when the Eagles scored on a 20-yard pass from Pauly to freshman DeShaun James.