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Mountaineers nick Knights

Await playoff decision

October 20, 2012
By RON DEUTER - Sports Editor , The Daily News

NORWAY - Iron Mountain - despite a first-half stand by Norway - did what it had to do here Friday night at Ronberg Field, scoring 28 points in the second half and earning a 34-13 win over the Knights.

Now the Mountaineers (5-4, 4-2 MPC) wait for word later this weekend on whether their 14-year streak of postseason appearances continues.

"We did our job here tonight, and we'll see what happens," Mountaineer coach Robin Marttila said. "Only certain teams are getting in, and I hope we're one of them."

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Iron Mountain’s Taylor Huotari (24) and Matt Willman (50) bring down Norway’s Jake Pedrotti (45) in Friday’s Mid-Peninsula Conference football game at Ronberg Field.

Paul Brooks ran for 154 yards on 31 carries, scoring the go-ahead touchdown early in the third quarter for Iron Mountain.

The score, a one-yard tally, capped a quick drive to open the second half after Shawn Sexton's 45-plus yard kickoff return set the Mountaineers up at the Norway 18

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