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Le Grand edges out struggling Knights
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LE GRAND  — Julian Diaz scored on a short run in the final two minutes to lead a fourth-quarter rally over Ripon Christian.
The 19-14 Southern League win was the first this year for the Bulldogs (1-5, 1-8).
The Knights (1-5, 2-7) scored first when quarterback Willem Hoekstra connected with Michael Kamps on the 12-yard strike in the second quarter.
LeGrand quickly answered back with a touchdown, tying the game at 7-7 right before the intermission.
RC reclaimed the lead in third on Hoekstra’s 22-yard quarterback keeper at the 3:32 mark.
Andrew Vander Weide extra point kick made it 14-7.
LeGrand scored early in the fourth but missed on the PAT kick.
The Knights held on to their 14-13 edge until the final 1:59.
That’s when Diaz scored, capping off a long drive.