Hunter Dennis prepares to take on a slew of Lucas defenders during River’s Division VII playoff battle with Lucas Saturday, Nov. 3 at Mansfield.Hunter Dennis prepares to take on a slew of Lucas defenders during River’s Division VII playoff battle with Lucas Saturday, Nov. 3 at Mansfield.

River battles, but falls in playoff loss

River knew it had a challenge in its Division VII, Region 27 first-round playoff game against Lucas Saturday, Nov. 3 at Madison High School in Mansfield.

Only two weeks earlier, Lucas had handed River a 62-6 loss.

The Cubs were loaded with talent, especially senior running back Jeb Grover.

But, despite the odds being stacked against them, the Pilots brought the fight.

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