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Patriots dominate Wolves in season opener scrimmage

It was a beautiful night for football as the Upton-Sundance Patriots kicked off their 2023 season in Upton against the Moorcroft Wolves. Because the Wolves opted down into the nine-man class, this matchup was played as a hybrid game in which the Moorcroft Wolves played nine-man on offense, and 11-man on defense, while the Patriots played 11-man offense and nine-man on defense.

Both teams had to brush off the dust on their opening plays for the night. Moorcroft received the opening kickoff but a fumble on the second play sent them back 12 yards.

The Wolves were unable to regain the lost yardage...

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