ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Everywhere else in the country, high-school football teams are just now kicking off. But in Alaska, the end of August is the midpoint of the season -- and a critical Week 4 in the Cook Inlet Conference, with six of the eight schools 1 and 1 in league play.
That list includes third-ranked Chugiak and Dimond. Following a scoreless first quarter, the Mustangs gave the ball to their prized thoroughbred Greg Graham With over 200 yards under his belt, Graham made a 1-yard carry to score first blood.
In the final seconds of the half, Chugiak's Bryan Maley made a 33-yard kick, increasing the Chugiak lead to 10-0.
Maley did so well that coach Duncan Shackelford had him kick again from 52 yards -- nailing the longest field goal in Alaska history. Those two field goals were the difference as the Mustangs held on to win 13-7.
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