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Niwot wins third straight


October 4, 2018

John Matthews

Junior Eric Ruiz (9) had 63 yards rushing and a touchdown in the Cougars 20-14 win over Eagle Valley on Sept. 28.

On Friday, Sept. 28, Niwot traveled to Gypsum where the Cougars picked up a 20-14 victory over Eagle Valley, which was celebrating homecoming.

Niwot sophomore quarterback Ayden Bartko attempted nine passes and completed five for 95 yards, an average of 19.0 yards per completion.

On the ground, Niwot had 36 carries for 160 yards and three touchdowns, one by junior Eric Ruiz, who ended the night with 63 yards rushing. Junior Julian Molina scored the other two TDs, and had a total of 52 yards rushing. Altogether, Niwot runners averaged 4.4 yards per carry, with the longest being 26 yards. Th...

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