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S.F.A. Wins Conference Opener

by Ryan Peterson

The S.F.A. Lumberjacks said it was a new season.  Despite starting the season 0-and-5, S.F.A. opened conference play with a clean slate.  And the 'Jacks used the fresh start to their advantage.  S.F.A. knocked off defending Southland Conference champion Texas State 24 to 13 Saturday night in San Marcos.

S.F.A.'s offense was shut out in the first have and the Bobcats led by ten at the break.  But 21 unanswered points in the second half led the 'Jacks first victory of the season.  Danny Southall accounted for 281 total yards and two touchdowns.  Southall's 59 yard touchdown run in the 4th quarter gave S.F.A. there first lead of the game.  Louie Runnels sealed the deal in the final two minutes with a 29 yard touchdown run.

The 'Jacks now get a bye week to help a team that was missing eight starters in San Marcos.  S.F.A. is 1-5 overall, 1-0 in the SLC.

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