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Hawks stay perfect in district with 51-16 win at Alta-Aurelia

First impressions can be deceiving. Take for example Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's offensive performance during its 51-16 win at Alta-Aurelia last Friday night.

Initially it didn't seem that the Hawks had any explosive plays. Even Hawk coach Jay Eilers thought the offense didn't dominate as it had in three previous Class A District 1 wins.

"No. 1, [Alta-Aurelia] took the big play away from us. We didn't have those 50, 60, 70 yard runs," he said following the game. "That's a compliment to the style of defense they played, the effort they played with and their tackling. They tackled very well."

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