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Drake hangs on, beats Butler

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DES MOINES - In the battle for top Bulldog Drake held off Butler 21-19 at Drake Stadium Saturday.

Drake jumped out to a 7-0 lead after an Andy Rice TD pass to Lee Snell, but Butler scored 10 straight to lead 10-7 at the half.

Drew Ormseth put Drake back on top in the 3rd Q with a 30 yard interception return for a TD.

Butler made it close, but Drake hangs on to improve to 5-3 on the season.