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Tigers close in on conference title

MAPLE -- The Northwestern High School football team needs one more win to clinch at least a share of the Heart O' North Conference title. The Northwestern Tigers improved to 5-1 in the conference and 6-1 overall Friday night with a 24-6 victory o...

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Northwestern's Tanner Follis (27) keeps his feet in bounds as he catches a second quarter touchdown in front of Chetek-Weyerhaeuser's Shaun Schwarzhuber (6) in Maple on Friday night. (Jed Carlson/jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

MAPLE -- The Northwestern High School football team needs one more win to clinch at least a share of the Heart O' North Conference title.

The Northwestern Tigers improved to 5-1 in the conference and 6-1 overall Friday night with a 24-6 victory over Chetek-Weyerhauser (1-5, 2-5).

Cumberland (5-1, 6-1) is also in the running for the conference crown after defeating Barron 14-6 Friday night.

Northwestern closes out the regular season Oct. 12 with a road game against the Bloomer Blackhawks (4-2, 4-3), who defeated Hayward 13-7 Friday night.

Cumberland hosts Ladysmith to close out conference play.

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Chetek-Weyerhauser 6 0 0 0 -- 6

Northwestern 7 7 7 3 -- 24

First Quarter

CW -- Jonny Chamberlain 2-yard run (run failed), 5:51.

N -- Peter Lindsay 4-yard run (Jordan Orme kick), 0:17.

Second Quarter

N -- Tanner Follis 12-yard pass from Lindsay (Orme kick), 0:15.

Third Quarter

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N -- Nathan Sikorski 5-yard run (Orme kick), 1:00.

Fourth Quarter

N -- Orme 38-yard field goal.

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