Dufur Ranger quarterback Derek Frakes eludes an Adrian-Jordan Valley tackler for a big gain. Frakes and the No. 2-seeded Rangers take on No. 6 Falls City at noon Saturday in a semifinal clash from Liberty High School in Hillsboro. In two playoff games so far, wins over Lowell and Adrian-Jordan Valley, the state’s second-ranked Dufur offense has scored 122 points, gone 9 of 14 on third downs and gained 952 yards, 696 on the ground.
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The last time Dufur played Falls City in August, it was a 50-12 blowout win at the Dufur Eight-Man Classic as the Rangers expanded on a 20-6 halftime lead with 22 unanswered points.
That victory and the second-half dominance had some highlight moments, but heading into Saturday’s semifinal game it could be a double-edged sword.
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