We started 3 a days in early August, it was a tough couple weeks, but the Tyrone game was in our sights all summer and we were ready for it. We practiced hard to get ready for the big game.
First Round of Playoffs - West Shamokin
On To the Next!
Game day was finally here! we were ready for the biggest game of the year aganist Tyrone. The crowd of 5,000 was pumped up. After halftime the game was tied 7-7 after touchdowns fro Bellwood's Nick Plank and Tyrone's Zac Albright. With 6 minutes to go in the ballgame Tyrone had a touchdown pass from Denver Light to Damon Gripp to clinch the game 16-7.
Second Round of Playoffs - Ligonier Valley
After the Tyrone Game, we were disappointed that we could not pull out the victory against our biggest rival. But the loss did not stop us, we went on a 9 game winning streak to end the season including wins over Juniata Valley, Tussey Mountain, and Southern Huntingdon. We also wrapped up an ICC title with am 9-1 record.
In the first round of the playoffs we faced a formidable opponent in West Shamokin. We struggled throughout the game but we managed to squeak out a win 14-6 due to great tight end play from senior TJ Wyland. Our second round game was against the defending district champions and #2 seed Ligonier Valley.
In the second round of the playoffs, we faced Ligonier Valley. They had the state history leader in receiving touchdowns #6 Aaron Tutino. Him and Junior running back, Miles Sheeder torched us to defeat us 34-7 in the District 6AA semi-final game. And our season was now coming to an end.
In the end, it was a pretty successful season. We finished 10-2 with an ICC title. During the off-season we will work hard in the weight room to improve for next year and go for that title.