After having lost a blowout to West Salem in their previous match, Bend were happy to find some success on Friday. Bend won a matchup that couldn't have been any closer, slipping by North Medford 29-28. Having pegged this as anyone's game, the MaxPreps state rankings were right on the nose.
The win bumped Bend's record up to 2-1. The loss dropped North Medford's record to 2-1.
Bend will look to defend their home turf next week against Roseburg at 7:00 PM. As for North Medford, they will face off against Mountain View.
See how North Medford vs. Bend plays out in the box score here
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