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Bartlett Golden Bears pile up yards and points to race past Maui football team

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: August 12
  • Published August 12

The Bartlett Golden Bears delivered a Hawaiian punch Saturday night in Maui, beating H.P. Baldwin High School 74-55.

Three running backs rushed for more than 200 yards apiece to lead Alaska's Division I defending state champs to a decisive victory in Wailuka, Hawaii.

Hunter Cargill rushed for 275 yards on 18 carries, Tsugi Fudge had 246 on 14 and Elijah Lear had 203 on 22. Kahn Mavaega and Demario Moore combined for another 75 yards as the Golden Bears piled up nearly 800 rushing yards.

Bartlett established its running game early to grab a 14-0 lead in the first two minutes of the game. Lear raced 80 yards on Bartlett's first play of the game and Fudge dashed 27 yards into the end zone on Bartlett's second possession.

Bartlett led 20-0 before Baldwin scored and was up 20-8 after the first quarter. The Golden Bears built their lead to 42-23 at the half.

Fudge finished with five touchdowns on runs of 27, 57, 20, 55 and 9 yards. Cargill rushed for three touchdowns, Lear had two and Mavaega one.

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