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High School Football: Aldine over MacArthur 21-14

Local teams were finishing the third of their district games this week, and some of the action was intense.
Aldine defeated MacArthur by a score of 21-14 at Thorne stadium.

Much of the excitement was left till the fourth quarter, when the Mustangs scored on a punt return of 55 yards by Terrence Aderson coupled with a six yard run by David Brooks for the winning points.. However, earlier the Generals fought valiantly, with a 20 yard pass from QB Anthony Gibson to Juaquin Hampton, followed by a two point to tie the game at 14 all.
In Saturday’s games, Eisenhower defeated Memorial by a score of 27-21. Nimitz won 20-0 over Spring Woods. Next week they will play Eisenhower, Aldine will play Stratford, and MacArthur will play Forestbrook.
In North Forest games, Smiley lost to C.E. King 42-12, and Northbrook continued its losing ways with a blank of 0-35 against Stratford. Northbrook is 1-5 overall, 0-3 district.
See Mike Keeney’s Column for next weeks games.