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Football: Late field goal lifts Lake City

Lake City receiver Jesse Oliver (right) runs unopposed to the end zone for a 12-yard touchdown reception for the Tigers’ first score in Friday’s season-opener against Kenyon-Wanamingo in Kenyon, Minnesota. Along with the touchdown, Oliver kicked a 22-yard game-winning field goal with 30 seconds left in the Tigers’ 23-20 victory. Statistics from the game were not available at press time.1 / 2
Lake City running back Luke Hartzell (9) tip-toes the sideline as a Kenyon-Wanamingo defender dives for the tackle in the first quarter. (Republican Eagle photos by Joe Brown)2 / 2

With 30 seconds left in Friday's season-opener against Kenyon-Wanamingo, Lake City's Jesse Oliver booted a 22-yard field goal to put the Tigers ahead for good for a 23-20 victory.

Full statistics were not available as of Friday night.

Now 1-0 on the year, Lake City opens play in the Southern Football Alliance Red Division on Friday Sept. 5 at home against Byron. 

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