Menaul’s perfect football season came crashing down on Friday night.
The Panthers, by the end of their 62-40 state semifinal 8-Man loss to visiting Melrose, were down to just eight healthy bodies as the Buffaloes (10-1) put on a very physical performance in advancing to next week’s state title game against Tatum.
“They were very physical,” Menaul coach Josh Baca said. “We had a hard time stopping them on defense.”
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