Becker beats Tigers on Homecoming night

In the team’s first year in the conference, Becker clinched the Granite Ridge Football title by defeating visiting Princeton 27-20 on the Bulldogs’ Homecoming night Oct. 12 in their packed stadium.

Becker senior safety Shane Busch (24) stopped the Tigers’ best drive in the first half with an interception at the 10 yard line on a 3rd-and-12 pass attempt. Photo by Greg Hunt

The Tigers did not have a sharp first half which led to a 14-0 lead for the Bulldogs. Becker scored on drives of 86 and 54 yards, both aided by defensive penalties.

Becker is now 6-0 in GRC games (6-1 all). Princeton dipped to 3-3 in the GRC (4-3 all). The Tigers next travel to Foley on Wednesday, Oct. 17 before MEA break; the Falcons thrashed Milaca on Oct. 12.