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Harper Charter wins first game of six-man, 38-13 over Echo

Harper Charter Hornets gear up for their first season of six-man football with hard work and practice. (The Enterprise/Kristine de Leon)

HARPER As Harper Charter’s football team traveled to Echo High School last Friday, the coach and players were expecting a tough game.

“Echo is a big school with one of the biggest teams,” said Coach David Marker said. “They have over a hundred kids in their high school, and we have only 34.”

But the feelings of uncertainty quickly dissipated. The Hornets, playing in their first game in six-man football, beat the Echo Cougars 38-13.

“It was a lot of fun,” said Marker. “I think our boys played exceptionally well.”

Before the season started, he anticipated Echo as one of the toughest games . . .