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Seneca football ends with non-conference victory
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The Seneca football team ended the season with an impressive 29-0 non-conference victory on the road over Cassville.

So, the post-season starts Friday and guess who the Seneca Indians will host? That’s right, the very same Cassville Comets will play the Indians at 7 p.m. Friday in Seneca.

“It’s a pretty unique situation,” Indian coach Steve Cramer said of the post-season match up.

It was another solid win for the Indians last Friday. They held a 14-0 lead at halftime and scored two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter to make it 29-0.

As has been the case all season, the Indians were led by running back John Alanis, who ran for 178 yards on 29 carries and scored three touchdowns. Despite all of that success, Cramer thinks the Indians can do even better this Friday, when they improve their execution on run blocking.

The second touchdown of the game came on a 14-yard pass from quarterback Trenton Payne to receiver Jordan Boone. Payne ran in the two-point conversion as he did following the third touchdown. The Indians kicked an extra point after the final touchdown.

Cramer is happy to see Payne in the quarterback position and because he’s playing well at the position and it allows other players to be receivers. Payne was 5-11 for 96 yards against the Comets.

Despite the shut out, Cramer still saw some breakdowns defensively. However, he was satisfied overall.

“We can still improve,” the Seneca coach said. “But, we’re definitely playing our best football of the year.”

The winner of the Seneca-Cassville game is scheduled to play the winner of the Potosi-Hillsboro game.