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GALLERY: Hancock beats Houghton 28-6 to take back Copper Bowl

The Hancock High School football team celebrates with the Copper Bowl trophy after defeating Houghton 28-6 on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock's Austin Salani (14) runs against Houghton defenders Ty Halonen (10) and Milo Schaefer (7) on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Houghton's Nathan Erva (14) makes a catch as Hancock's David Storm (11) defends on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Houghton's Xander Zapolnik (16) pushes Hancock's Colton Salani (8) on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock's Carsen Chynoweth (4) tries to make a catch as Houghton's Nathan Erva (14) defends on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Houghton's Ty Halonen (10) scores a touchdown against Hancock on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
The Hancock High School student section rushes the field after the football team defeated Houghton for the Copper Bowl on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock High School football coach Ramon Sague, center, addresses the team as the student section watches after the Bulldogs' 28-6 Copper Bowl win against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
The Hancock High School football team celebrates the team's 28-6 Copper Bowl win against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock High School head football coach Ramon Sague, left, holds up the Copper Bowl trophy after the team defeated Houghton 28-6 on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
The Hancock High School student section shoots confetti during the Copper Bowl game against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock's Carsen Chynoweth tries to catch a pass during the Copper Bowl against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Houghton's Ty Halonen (10) tries to catch a pass during the Copper Bowl against Hancock on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock's Petr Anderson (55) smiles after the team's 28-6 Copper Bowl win against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock's Cole Stubbier, center, celebrates his touchdown with teammates during the Copper Bowl against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock High School football coach Ramon Sague, right, hugs Petr Anderson (55) after the team's 28-6 Copper Bowl win against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
The Hancock High School student section waits to rush the field in the closing minutes of the Bulldogs' 28-6 Copper Bowl win against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
The Houghton High School student section chants during the Copper Bowl game against Hancock on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock's Shane Aho (3) smiles after the team's 28-6 Copper Bowl win against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
The Hancock High School student section rushes the field after the football team defeated Houghton for the Copper Bowl on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Houghton's Nathan Erva (14) catches a pass over Hancock defender David Storm (11) on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Houghton's Nathan Erva (14) catches a pass over Hancock defender David Storm (11) on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock High School head coach Ramon Sague, left, talks with Austin Salani (14) after the team's 28-6 Copper Bowl win against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock's Petr Anderson (55) high-fives teammate Carsen Chynoweth (4) during the Copper Bowl against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)
Hancock's Dominic Barrette (50) takes the field before the second half of the Copper Bowl game against Houghton on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Hancock, Mich. (Adam Niemi/The Daily Mining Gazette)

Photos by Daily Mining Gazette sports editor Adam Niemi.

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