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Tigers' Munk scores TD in 70-6 setback
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CUNNINGHAM – Pawnee Heights Tiger Leighton Munk delivered a highlight with a 60-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against defending 6-man state football champion Cunningham. Munk escaped from Stephen Kerschen’s tackle attempt for the score.

Munk’s touchdown was the first score against the Wildcats since week 1. Cunningham had outscored its last nine opponents 507-0 when Munk scored. The Tigers (7-4) lost 52-0 to Cunningham when they met the first time.

Cunningham quarterback Will Wegerer threw for four touchdowns. Luke McGuire scored on a 16-yard pass and 20-yard run.

Dylan Halderson returned interceptions 14- and 34 yards for touchdowns and added a 25-yard scoring pass from Wegerer. Luke Albers scored on a 23-yard interception. Trent Schnittker and Stephen Kerschen scored on touchdown passes.

Cunningham (9-1) meets Tescott (7-2) in next week’s 6-man semifinals after beating them 50-0 during District play.

Pawnee Heights 0 6 – 6

Cunningham 54 16 – 70

C—Luke McGuire 16 pass from Will Wegerer (Dagin Reed kick); C—McGuire 20 run (Reed kick); C—Luke Albers 23 interception return (Reed kick); C—Dylan Halderson 14 interception return (Reed kick); C—Stephen Kerschen 29 pass from Wegerer (Reed kick); C—Halderson 25 pass from Wegerer (Reed kick); C—Trent Schnittker 18 pass from Wegerer (kick fails); C—Halderson 34 interception return (Reed kick); PH—Leighton Munk 60 kickoff return (pass fails); C—Layne Green 8 run (Reed kick)