Manchester Wins 8th Grade Tussle With Southwood
The Manchester 8th grade football team defeated Southwood 28-0 Tuesday.
It was a great defensive performance by the entire team. Leading the team with 10 tackles 3 for loss Titus Smith. Clayton Garwood had 8 tackles 3 for for loss. Resto D’Andrea with 7 tackles 1 for loss. Jace Garber came up with 7 tackles 2 for loss. Offensively th team was lead by Jonathan Miller with 76 rushing yards and 2 touchdown. He also had 136 receiving yards and 1 touchdown. Jonathan also kicked 2 extra points. Aiden Bahney was 2 of 4 throwing for 136 and a touchdown. Bryson Enyeart rushed the ball 5 times for 34 yards
1st qtr Manchester Defence stops the Knights and got the ball with a short field. Thanks to a team sack by Connor, Kaiden, and Eli the Knights’ Defence made a turnover on downs stop. On Manchester’s next possession the Knights had a defensive breakdown leading to a long run that resulted in a TD for Manchester for #20. PAT was no good.
2nd qtr after being given a short field Manchester through a pass to number#72 for a TD pat was good(14-0). The knights had the ball and started to drive and on the final play of the half Blake Henderson connected with Ross Andrews for a 25-yard pass brought down at the opponent’s 40-yard line.
3rd as Manchester was driving the knights forced a fumble with Dillion Cochren recovering. Manchester on their next drive scores off a #20 run PAT was no good. (20-0)
4th To start the fourth Blake Henderson connects on a fourth down pass for 15 yards to Ross Andrews. Later Jaiden Hartline would record his first sack for the knights. Manchester would through for a final TD to #20 PAT was good. (28-0)