The game was lost Friday night, but our spirits were not out. The first half was tied 7-7 thanks to a few fumble recoveries and an interception. We scored on a 28 reverse sweep, and they scored by marching down the field. We came out on the field in the second half ready to go with the game still being tied.
They elected to receive in the second half, and we defended the clock. We stopped them on their first drive of the second half, but we were backed up on the goal line. Will Yerda was our quarterback at the time, and we had a quick pass called to the right side. Will dropped back to throw the ball, but the pocket was closing fast, so he had to get rid of the ball. Manila’s right defensive jumped at just the right time and picked the ball off with no one around to stop him from scoring. The game went down from there with Manila scoring once again and holding us to only 7 points. The final score of the game ended up being 26-7.
We may have lost the game and a few key players, but we will never give up. We may get beat down, but we will always get back up and keep fighting. You may beat us, but we are going to put up a fight; you’re going to who you played every Friday night.-- Austin Tyler