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Whitworth Hosts PLU In Home Finale

Tevin Tyus will look to help out in run defense this week as the Pirates host PLU. Tevin Tyus will look to help out in run defense this week as the Pirates host PLU.
Whitworth will host Pacific Lutheran University in the Pirates final regular season home game on Saturday. 

Whitworth (3-5, 1-3 Northwest Conference) will face a tough test as the Lutes (7-1, 4-1) are currently second in conference play, trailing Linfield by only half a game. 

The Pirates did win their last contest on Oct. 26, 33-14, at Puget Sound. DJ Tripoli ran for 90 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries, while Bryan Peterson threw for 284 yards and a score. 

PLU defeated Puget Sound last weekend, 41-21. The Lutes are led by the rushing attack of Niko Madison and quarterback Ritchey Dalton, combined the duo have 1,274 yards and 14 touchdowns this season. 

Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m. and will be broadcast live on SWX channel 6-2 and Comcast channel 306. 

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