Athens Review, Athens, Texas

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August 25, 2013

JUNIOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Iowa Western defeats TVCC in opener, 24-17

ATHENS — The 2013 version of the Battle In the Valley was just that Saturday night at Bruce Field.

The No. 4-ranked Iowa Western Reivers held a 10-7 lead at the half and held on for a 24-17 win over the Trinity Valley Community College Cardinals in the season opener.

TVCC freshman Tata Green tied the game up at 17-17 with 6:58 remaining as he hauled in a 22-yard reception from quarterback Ryan Polite.

Iowa Western then marched down the field and scored the game-winner as Akise Teague found an opening in the Cardinals defense from 16 yards out with 3:47 remaining in the contest.

A full recap of Saturday’s night’s opener can be found in the Tuesday print edition of the Athens Daily Review.

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