Knights Defend Home Turf Against Norse

The annual Metro Bowl took place at Southwood Friday as the Northfield Norsemen paid the Knights a visit. Southwood dominated every category as they pitched a 20-0 shut out over the Norse.

After a scoreless first quarter the Knights would break the ice in the second quarter when Alex Farr found Carson Rich for a 70yd scoring strike. After the Jackson Simons extra point the Knights led 7-0 which would be the halftime score.

The second half was full of penalties and incomplete passes.with the Knights taking advantage. With 2:29 left in the third Gabe Lloyd would find pay dirt from 24yds out to push the Southwood lead to 14-0.

The Knights would tack on an insurance score in the fourth when Farr scored on a 2yd run. The extra point was blocked by the Norse. The Southwood defense would not break as they shut out the Norse 20-0.

Story by Melanie Beery

CLICK HERE to view pictures that Sam Knights took of the game.

Southwood stats

Passing : Farr 9/16 for 159yds, 1TD

Rushing : Lloyd 29/143yds, 1TD : Farr 13/52yds, 1TD : Heath 1/4yds : Barley 1/5yds :

Rec : Lloyd 2/11yds : Heath 2/6yds : Barley 1/19yds : Rich 1/70yds, 1TD : Simons 2/42yds : Filip 1/11yds

Northfield stats

Passing : Fulkerson 7/18 for 98yds

Rushing : Tomlinson 1/5yds : Fulkerson 10/27yds : Ripplinger 5/12yds : Holmes 3/27yds : Rosen 5/25yds

Rec : Driscoll 2/14yds : Peas 5/84yds

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