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Blue Earth Area running back David Franta rushed 13 times for 144 yards and two touchdowns in the Bucs Class 3A state championship victory over Rochester Lourdes. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Bucs shut down top-ranked Lourdes for 3A title

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MINNEAPOLIS - The Blue Earth Area defense and special teams controlled top-ranked Rochester Lourdes and the Buccaneers' offense fought up a tilted field early to run away with the Minnesota Class 3A Football State Championship game.

The No. 2-ranked Bucs defeated the Eagles 30-7.

Blue Earth Area struggled in the first quarter with poor field position and little offensive production.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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