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    (Right) Rocky River head football coach Jason Fowler turns to hug an assistant as they celebrate the team's victory over the Butler Bulldogs 28-21 on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Members of the Rocky River football team celebrate their victory over the Butler Bulldogs 28-21 on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    As the team huddles up, Rocky River (19) wide receiver Aaron Cole celebrates the team's victory over the Butler Bulldogs 28-21 on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Rocky River (95) defensive tackle Brandon Luallen carries a Butler Bulldogs fumble for yardage during late second quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Butler Bulldogs (8) Alex Barrow holds onto a pass reception from as Rocky River (5) free safety Darin Washington and (10) Jaire Alexander converge trying to make the tackle during second quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Butler Bulldogs (8) Alex Barrow makes a pass reception from (17) quarterback Anthony Ratliff during second quarter action vs Rocky River on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Rocky River (3) quarterback Naiil Ramadan breaks free of the Butler Bulldogs to score the winning touchdown during fourth quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Rocky River defeated Butler 28-21. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Rocky River (44) outside linebacker Danny Dunning tackles Butler Bulldogs (17) quarterback Anthony Ratliff as he tries to gain yardage during fourth quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Rocky River defeated Butler 28-21. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Butler Bulldogs (17) quarterback Anthony Ratliff looks downfield for a receiver as he scrambles around the pocket with the Rocky River defense giving chase during second quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Rocky River (19) wide receiver Aaron Cole makes a one-handed pass reception vs the Butler Bulldogs during second quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Butler Bulldogs (3) half back/running back Jordan Huntley and (45) full back Jalen Cousar celebrate Cousar's touchdown run vs Rocky River during second quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Butler Bulldogs (8) Alex Barrow pushes Rocky River ( 7) strong safety Lamar Hood aside as he carries the ball during second quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Rocky River (2) quarterback Christian Allen-Brown scrambles out of the pocket looking for a receiver during first quarter action vs Butler on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    (Center) Rocky River head coach Jason Fowler talks with his team during first half action vs Butler on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Butler Bulldogs (17) quarterback Anthony Ratliff pushes a Rocky River defender aside as he rushes for yardage during first quarter action on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Butler Bulldogs (17) quarterback Anthony Ratliff drops back to pass to a receiver during first quarter action vs Rocky River on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Rocky River (3) quarterback Naiil Ramadan is congratulated by (62) lineman Leavy Alexander following Allen-Brown's rushing touchdown during first quarter action vs Butler on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Rocky River High School. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Rocky River (20) running back Deron Davis fights for yardage as Butler Bulldogs (45) defensive lineman Jalen Cousar and (55) defensive lineman Josh Brenneman look to make the tackle during first quarter action at Rocky River High School on Friday, October 18, 2013. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Rocky River (6) defensive back Cordell Forrest breaks up a pass meant for Butler Bulldogs (8) Alex Barrow during first half action at Rocky River High School on Friday, October 18, 2013. Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
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    Mallard Creek cheerleaders perform before their school plays against Vance on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Mallard Creek running back Lawrence Pittman carries the ball against Vance in the first quarter on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Mallard Creek running back Lawrence Pittman, center, breaks through the line of scrimmage with the ball in the first quarter against Vance on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Mallard Creek head coach Michael Palmieri directs his team as they play Vance in the first half on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Mallard Creek running back Lawrence Pittman carries the ball in the first quarter against Vance on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Mallard Creek quarterback James Smith passes against Vance in the first quarter on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Vance quarterback Laquell Thames, left, holds onto the ball after losing his helmet as Mallard Creek linebacker Tony Reid tackles him in the first quarter on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Mallard Creek was flagged for face-mask on the play. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Vance quarterback Laquell Thames, left, looks to pass as Mallard Creek defensive lineman Deaonta Clegg persues him in the first quarter on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Mallard Creek was flagged for face-mask on the play. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Mallard Creek tight end Jaylen Samuels breaks away from Vance defensive back Oquan Bratton on a pass reception to score against Vance in the second quarter on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Mallard Creek running back Lawrence Pittman, right, carries the ball for a first quarter first down against Vance on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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    Mallard Creek head coach Michael Palmieri argues a call as his team plays Vance in the first half on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Nell Redmond photo)
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