Vail Christian outlasts Merino, 38-34

Vail Christian outlasts Merino, 38-34
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By Chris Freud

EAGLE-VAIL — Hey, those boys from the mountains can play some ball, too. Vail Christian football showed a little bit of everything — finesse, power and grit — in a dramatic 38-34 win over Merino, from the Plains League, which is essentially royalty in the world of Colorado 8-man football, at Eagle-Vail’s Phelan Field on Saturday. “I wasn’t here when we played them my eighth-grade year, but I’d heard stories,” Vail Christian junior Alex Davis said. “We had the utmost respect for them. They’re an awesome physical football team and beating them is just surreal.” For four years, to qualify …

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