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Widefield holds down Air Academy 28-24

The Widefield Gladiators defeated the Air Academy Kadets 28-24 at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield took an early 13-7 lead in the first half, but nearly lost in a penalty-filled second half featuring back-and-forth scoring by both teams.

Widefield junior Luis Maldonado catches a pass for a two-point conversion at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield defeated the Air Academy Kadets 28-24.

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Widefield junior Luis Maldonado catches a pass for a two-point conversion at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield defeated the Air Academy Kadets 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield junior Luis Maldonado scores a touchdown as his teammate Rodrick Jones throws up his hands at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield junior Luis Maldonado scores a touchdown as his teammate Rodrick Jones throws up his hands at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield senior Tj Davis throws a pass at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield's record after the game was 5-2.

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Widefield senior Tj Davis throws a pass at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield's record after the game was 5-2. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield quarterback Tj Davis looks for an open receiver at CA Foster Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Davis ran in the Gladiator's first run during their first possession.

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Widefield quarterback Tj Davis looks for an open receiver at CA Foster Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Davis ran in the Gladiator's first run during their first possession. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield quarterback Tj Davis runs in a touchdown at the start of a game against Air Academy at CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield leads 13-7 at half-time.

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Widefield quarterback Tj Davis runs in a touchdown at the start of a game against Air Academy at CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield leads 13-7 at half-time. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy's Troyer Morse runs a short pass in for a touchdown at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield lead 13-7 at half-time.

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Air Academy's Troyer Morse runs a short pass in for a touchdown at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield lead 13-7 at half-time. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy junior Michael Midkiff, left, cheers with Troyer Morse after Morse scored a touchdown at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Air Academy junior Michael Midkiff, left, cheers with Troyer Morse after Morse scored a touchdown at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield senior Myreik Goodwin runs past Kadet Rylee Ollivierre at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield senior Myreik Goodwin runs past Kadet Rylee Ollivierre at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy senior Rylee Ollivierre makes a long run upfield before being run out of bounds at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Air Academy senior Rylee Ollivierre makes a long run upfield before being run out of bounds at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield's Joquez Addison celebrates with Rodrick Jones after Jones catches a long pass for a touchdown at CA Foster Stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield's Joquez Addison celebrates with Rodrick Jones after Jones catches a long pass for a touchdown at CA Foster Stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy junior Zach Martin dives for a touchdown at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Air Academy junior Zach Martin dives for a touchdown at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield senior Joquez Addison runs with the ball at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield senior Joquez Addison runs with the ball at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy senior Rylee Ollivierre runs upfield at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Air Academy senior Rylee Ollivierre runs upfield at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy quarterback Bo Powers throws a pass at Widefield's FA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
Air Academy quarterback Bo Powers throws a pass at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield quarterback Tj Davis runs the ball at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield quarterback Tj Davis runs the ball at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy sophomore Cole Edmondson runs as his teammate blocks for him at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Air Academy sophomore Cole Edmondson runs as his teammate blocks for him at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy quarterback Bo Powers throws a pass at Widefield's FA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.(The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)
Air Academy quarterback Bo Powers throws a pass at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield senior Nathan Daniel prepares to stiff-arm Air Academy defenders at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield senior Nathan Daniel prepares to stiff-arm Air Academy defenders at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Air Academy junior Michael Midkiff runs upfield at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Air Academy junior Michael Midkiff runs upfield at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield senior Myreik Goodwin drags down Air Academy junior Kyle Pope at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield senior Myreik Goodwin drags down Air Academy junior Kyle Pope at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield junior Frankie Ingraldi runs while his teammate John Underwood blocks for him at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield junior Frankie Ingraldi runs while his teammate John Underwood blocks for him at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield senior Xavier Perkins carries the flag while being pushed along in his chair after Widefield defeated Air Academy 28-24 at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

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Widefield senior Xavier Perkins carries the flag while being pushed along in his chair after Widefield defeated Air Academy 28-24 at Widefield's CA Foster stadium on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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Widefield senior Evan Jones thanks fans after defeating Air Academy at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24.

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Widefield senior Evan Jones thanks fans after defeating Air Academy at Widefield on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Widefield won 28-24. (The Gazette, Nadav Soroker)

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