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PHOTOS: Scenes from Moorhead Spuds football victory, Fargo North-Fargo South rivalry game

The Moorhead Spuds rolled to a football victory, while Fargo South and Fargo North played their rivalry game

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Moorhead’s Reign Battle reaches into the Alexandria end zone during their football game Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Moorhead.
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The Moorhead Spuds cruised to a 34-14 victory against Alexandria Cardinals on Friday night in Minnesota Class 5A football at Jim Gotta Stadium.

The Spuds improved to 3-1 overall, winning their past two games.

In North Dakota Class 11A action, Fargo South rallied for a 17-14 victory against Fargo North, scoring the game-winning touchdown with less than seven minutes to play in the fourth quarter. Damarion Semanko scored on a 3-yard TD run with 6 minutes, 50 seconds remaining.

Both South and North have 4-1 overall records.

Below are scenes from both games:

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Moorhead’s Michael Haugo reaches for a pass against Alexandria during their football game Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Moorhead.
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Moorhead’s Owen Thielges carries against Alexandria during their football game Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Moorhead.
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Moorhead’s Gavin Quade looks to pass against Alexandria while on the run during their football game Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Moorhead.
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Moorhead’s Cade Allmendinger, left, and Jaden French bring down Alexandria's Walker Hennen during their football game Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Moorhead.
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Moorhead’s Karson Wendt drives toward the end zone during their football game Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Moorhead.
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Fargo North’s Peder Haugo runs with the ball while getting tackled by Fargo South’s Damarion Semanko on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Fargo South High School.
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Fargo South’s Landon Docken kicks off to Fargo North on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Fargo South High School.
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Fargo South’s Abu Trawally smiles as he enters the end zone for a touchdown against Fargo North on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Fargo South High School.
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Fargo South’s Kolby Nissen makes a pass during their game against Fargo North on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Fargo South High School.
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Fargo South’s Damarion Semanko avoids Fargo North’s Peder Haugo during their football game on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Fargo South High School.
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Fargo North’s Jeremiah Sem (8) and Adam Jarski (59) celebrate a touchdown against Fargo South on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Fargo South High School.
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Fargo North’s Gus Maughan jumps to tackle Fargo South’s Justin Zulu as he runs with the ball on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Fargo South High School.
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Fargo North’s Peder Haugo dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Fargo South on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Fargo South High School.
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Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.
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