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Photos: Spartan seniors edge juniors for powder puff title

The seniors got a long touchdown run from Savannah Leopold, capped by a two-point conversion from Emma Raye to defeat the juniors 8-0.

Senior Savannah Leopold looks back as she scores a touchdown during the seniors game with the sophomores in the annual powder puff tournament
Senior Savannah Leopold looks back as she scores a touchdown during the seniors' game with the sophomores in the annual powder puff tournament at Superior High School on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior as part of Homecoming Week at SHS.
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SUPERIOR — The senior class from Superior High School survived a hard-fought battle with the juniors to win the annual powder puff tournament Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex during Homecoming Week.

Senior Savannah Leopold celebrates a touchdown
Senior Savannah Leopold celebrates a touchdown during the seniors' game against the sophomores in the annual powder puff tournament at Superior High School on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior as part of Homecoming Week at SHS. Leopold also scored the only touchdown of the championship game as the seniors defeated the juniors 8-0.
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After defeating the sophomores by double digits to earn a trip to the championship game, the seniors clashed with the juniors, who dominated the freshman in the tournament opener.

The seniors got a long touchdown run from Savannah Leopold, capped by a two-point conversion from Emma Raye to defeat the juniors 8-0.

The Spartan football team will host Eau Claire Memorial at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex for the Homecoming game.

Junior Gabby Saari, left, hugs Nora Wells after scoring a touchdown during the juniors win over the freshmen
Junior Gabby Saari, left, hugs Nora Wells after scoring a touchdown during the juniors' win over the freshmen during the annual powder puff tournament at Superior High School on Wednesday evening, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior.
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Senior Emma Raye, right, snags the flag of sophomore Ari Robillard during the annual powder puff tournament
Senior Emma Raye, right, snags the flag of sophomore Ari Robillard during the annual powder puff tournament at Superior High School on Wednesday evening, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior.
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Junior Avery Visger, left, breaks away from the freshmen defense on her way to the end zone during the juniors win over the freshmen
Junior Avery Visger, left, breaks away from the freshmen defense on her way to the end zone during the juniors' win over the freshmen at the annual powder puff tournament at Superior High School on Wednesday evening, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior.
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Senior Ivy Carignan runs the ball  during the powder puff championship game
Senior Ivy Carignan runs the ball during the powder puff championship game at Superior High School on Wednesday evening, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior.
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Junior Autumn Cooper, left, gets hooked by a senior during her run in the championship game of the annual powder puff tournament
Junior Autumn Cooper, left, gets hooked by a senior during her run in the championship game of the annual powder puff tournament at Superior High School on Wednesday evening, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior. The seniors defeated the juniors 8-0.
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Sophomores Paige Johnson, front left, Ari Robillard, front center, Emma Lampton, back left, Tayler McMeekin, back right, pose with their coach, Bobbijean Miller, before their game with the seniors during the annual powder puff tournament
Sophomores Paige Johnson, front left, Ari Robillard, front center, Emma Lampton, back left, Tayler McMeekin, back right, pose with their coach, Bobbijean Miller, before their game with the seniors during the annual powder puff tournament at Superior High School on Wednesday evening, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior.
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The ball slips through the fingers of junior Avery Visger in the end zone during the championship game of the annual powder puff tournament
The ball slips through the fingers of junior Avery Visger in the end zone during the championship game of the annual powder puff tournament at Superior High School on Wednesday evening, Sept. 28, at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior. The seniors defeated the juniors 8-0.
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Jed Carlson joined the Superior Telegram in February 2001 as a photographer. He grew up in Willmar, Minnesota. He graduated from Ridgewater Community College in Willmar, then from Minnesota State Moorhead with a major in mass communications with an emphasis in photojournalism.
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