The margin for error was so small it only piqued the anxiety, but Tuslaw didn't mind, dispatching Loudonville 42-41 during this Ohio football game.

The Red Birds started on steady ground by forging a 21-14 lead over the Mustangs at the end of the first quarter.

Loudonville got the better of the action throughout the first half, owning a 28-14 margin over Tuslaw at intermission.

The Mustangs broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 35-34 lead over the Red Birds.

The Mustangs blunted the Red Birds' dreams of a rally by mirroring their fourth period point total.

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