After leading early 14-6, Braves fall to Browerville-Eagle Valley, 36-14

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For one quarter, it looked like the Benson football team would end its long losing streak and leave the Browerville-Eagle Valley football field with its first win over three years.

However, after scoring on its first two possessions, the Braves would not score again as Browerville-EV rallied from early deficits of 7-0 and 14-6 to beat Benson in a Mid-State Blue division game, Friday night, 36-14.

The loss lowered the Braves’ overall record to 0-4, while Browerville-EV improved to 3-1 overall. 

“You couldn’t script a better start to the game offensively,” coach Adam Foslien said.  “Our first two drives resulted in touchdowns and we got the momentum early.  We continued to move the football the rest of the game, but we just missed on some other big scoring chances (including a fumble) that could’ve have had a big impact on the result.”

Upsala-Swanville Area, which beat the KMS Saints Friday, 22-6, leads the sub-district with a 3-0 record, while KMS, LPGE, Browerville-EV, and Parkers Prairie are all 2-1, Royalton is 1-2, and Benson and BBE are both 0-3.

This week, the Braves are set to play at Royalton, which beat BBE this past Friday, 28-6, for its first win of the season...

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