Falcons use big second half to down Mustangs

Blair Oaks’ Tanner Kemna (8) brings down an Eldon player Friday night at the Falcon Athletic Complex as teammates Ben Cooper (13), Brad Richter (57) and Eli Roberts (46) close in.

Blair Oaks’ Tanner Kemna (8) brings down an Eldon player Friday night at the Falcon Athletic Complex as teammates Ben Cooper (13), Brad Richter (57) and Eli Roberts (46) close in. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

WARDSVILLE, MO. — It was deja vu all over again for Blair Oaks, as for the second consecutive week, the Falcons rebounded from a halftime deficit to secure a victory.

Blair Oaks scored 34 straight points in the second half en route to a 46-29 victory over Eldon Friday, erasing a nine-point halftime deficit.

“It shows the mental courage and the strength these kids have got,” Blair Oaks coach Brad Drehle said.

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