BUFFALO — Mistakes finally overtook the DC Chargers football team.
DC had four turnovers, and seven penalties, in a 47-36 loss to Watertown-Mayer in the Section 2AAA championship game.
Both teams battled back-and-forth throughout the first half, with the Royals hitting a 42-yard field goal as time expired in the second quarter to take a 23-22 lead.
The Chargers scored on their opening possession of the second half to take a 28-23 lead, but the Royals took advantage of three DC turnovers in the second half to take the victory.
Tate Link finished with 31 carries for 223 yards, and three touchdowns. Tyree Thielen had 14 carries for 95 yards.
Wyatt McCabe had 28 carries for 204 yards and two touchdowns for W-M. Albert Rundell went 9-15 for 122 yards and two touchdowns through the air, and added 12 carries for 88 yards and a score.
Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.