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Wallenpaupack downs Honesdale in 30th Wayne-Pike Shrine Bowl

Wallenpaupack forced four turnovers, turning one of them into a touchdown Friday night on the way to a 15-13 victory over visiting Honesdale in the 30th annual Wayne-Pike Shrine Bowl.

Wallenpaupack’s Mason Clark went half the length of the field with an interception return for a touchdown with six seconds left in the first quarter.

A botched PAT attempt wound up turning into the two-point conversion that ultimately was Wallenpaupack’s margin of victory.

Honesdale closed within 8-6 at halftime on a 43-yard touchdown run by Robert Quinn.

Dylan Podrazil’s 3-yard touchdown run allowed the Buckhorns to take a 15-6 lead into the fourth quarter.

Max Mickel threw a 36-yard touchdown to Kage Southerton on a halfback option pass in the fourth quarter.

Southerton caught 7 passes for 78 yards in the loss.

Mickel had six tackles and forced a fumble. He had a tackle for a loss and assisted on another tackle for loss.

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