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emple uwk Powers Ed Dusek Powers t*99 99 ay Comeback Kids fo 28-0 Victory Big Halfback Scores Twice, Adds Three Points .With Toe CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex, Temple's Wildcats crashed into the state schoolboy football finals •fay brushing aside the Corpus Christi Buccaneers 28-0 here Saturday before a crowd tnat threatening: weather cut from an anticipated 12,000 to 7,000. Next week the "comeback kids" ot the 1940 race will meet Amar- iHo for the title, marking Temple's first appearance In the championship game. Held in their own territory during most of the first quarter In which Corpus Christi made its only excursion into Temple's part of the field, Temple roared into -action with a crushing ground attack and timely passes that produced one touchdown in the second period, two in the third and one in the last minute of the game. Duvk Sparks Temple Spearhead of the ground offense was Ed Dusek, 185-pound halfback who scored two touchdowns and converted three points afterward . An 80-yard drive brought the first tally, with Dusek powering forward, the Wildcats moved from their own 20 to the Buc 44 as the first period closed. On the second play of the next quarter. Dotty McLerran faded and hurled ?. long pass that Thelbert Hardt, tall end, took on his finger tips on the Corpus Christi 30 and went on across. Dusek kicked the point. Temple scored again on the second play after the kickoff that started the third quarter. With the ball on the Wildcat 30, a big hole was opened in the middle of the line for Dusek as he raced 70 yards for the tally, then added the extra point. Du»ek Scores Ayaln A Corpus Christi flat zone pass that boomeranged gave the visitors their third touchdown In the same period. With the ball on the Buc 48, Quarterback Joe tossed this aerial intended for Halfback Trenton Fowler, but Dusek intercepted and ran H back 52 yards for the score. Again Dusek kicked the extra point. Just before the game ended Temple, in running plays, moved from the Buc 40 to the 29, and then Lefty Byers tossed to E. Morris, who in turn lateraled to H. E, Lagrone, who traveled 1 yards for the counter. A pass from Byers to E. Morris produced the extra point. Starting lineups: Temple Pos. Corpus Christi Allen LE Bacak Attaway LT Hamon Heap LG Brown Martin C Kavoras Marink RG .. Tscnberger G. Morris ... HT Mitchel Hardt RK ... Sturdivant Speer QB Clark Hill LH White Dusek RH Fowler McLerran FB HaynSe Score by periods: Temple 7 0 H 7—28 Corpus Christi .... 0 0 0 0— 0 Temple scoring: touchdowns Hardt, Dusek 2, Lagrone; point, from try after touchdown, DuseV S (placement), E. Morris (pass) at in be to

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  1. The Paris News,
  2. 22 Dec 1940, Sun,
  3. Page 10

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