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EPC wins key conference game against Lake Holcombe

LAKE HOLCOMBE - Elmwood/Plum City's football team will be no worse than .500 in the Lakeland South Conference after blasting Lake Holcombe Friday 42-0.

This will at least put EPC into playoff consideration by meeting the criteria of being .500 or better in conference play.

EPC Tom LaFlex threw touchdown pass of 49 yards to Seth Jones while he ran in TDs of five, 17 and eight yards. All told, LaFlex accounted for 195 yards of total offense (54 rushing and 141 passing).

EPC led 21-0 at halftime and all but sealed the win with a 40-yard TD run by Levi Wolf early in the third quarter. EPC had one of its best rushing game of the season with 204 yards.

EPC's defense held the Chieftains to just 87 yards total offense and recovered three fumbles.

EPC is 3-2 in the league and 3-4 overall. They can fully secure a playoff spot if they defeat No. 1 ranked and unbeaten Clayton Friday in Elmwood.