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Give this man a rest: Van Sickle (322 yards, 6 TDs) leads Capital to victory

Post by Todd Milles / The News Tribune on Nov. 10, 2012 at 10:29 pm with No Comments »
November 10, 2012 10:29 pm

Kai Van Sickle is as deserving of a break as anyone. He ran the ball 51 times Saturday.

And the Cougars needed every one of them in turning away Lakewood, 47-36, at Frank Goddard Stadium in Everett on Saturday night.

Van Sickle rushed for six touchdowns and 322 yards on his 51 carries. His score from 2 yards out with 1 minute, 43 seconds remaining in the game put Capital ahead for good following a second half that featured six lead changes.

The lead changed hands nine times in all. The final change came on Van Sickle’s fifth TD of the game, a 32-yard run to the end zone with 6:47 to go.

The Cougars used a pooch kick on the kickoff, and Capital’s Derek Chase ran it down at the Lakewood 31-yard line for a recovery – setting up Van Sickle’s final score.

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