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James Huisman cuts around Hillcrest defenders on his way to the first Chargers touchdown of the evening. Huisman finished with two touchdowns in a 20-8 Chargers victory. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

Brandon-Evansville football opens season with win

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The Brandon-Evansville football team stayed true to its traditional run-based offense in a 20-8 win on the season's opening night last Friday at home against Hillcrest Academy.


The Chargers rushed for 233 yards on 58 attempts, including a 150-yard performance by James Huisman. With numbers like that, head coach Tim Pattrin was satisfied with the Chargers' offense on Friday.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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