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Glenwood City ends Potosi's championship run

Published On: Nov 15 2012 04:43:17 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 15 2012 10:12:29 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

Junior tailback Isaac Tuttle rushed for 195 yards and scored two of his four rushing touchdowns in the third quarter as Glenwood City exploded in the second half to upend previously unbeaten Potosi 46-21 to win the WIAA Division 7 championship Thursday at Camp Randall.

Trailing 14-12 at halftime, the Hilltoppers (11-2) scored on all three third-quarter drives, rushing for touchdowns of 35, 20 and 36.

For the quarter, Glenwood City outgained Potosi (12-1) 174-26 and 500-273 for the game.

It was Glenwood City's third state championship in three appearances, but its first since winning in Division 5 in 1997.

Potosi advanced to state for the first time averaging 42 points a game. Against Glenwood City, the Chieftains were held to their second-lowest point total of the year.

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