Turnovers haunt Bears in loss to PW
com It doesn’t matter how good a team looks throughout the game. All that matters is putting points on the scoreboard and Plymouth Whitemarsh did enough of that to spoil rpper Moreland’s home opener in a 21-7 win.
“We grinded it out this game and did what we had to do to win,” P-W coach Dan Chang said. “I was proud of how the guys came out tonight. It was a total team effort today to get it done.”
Despite owning most of the possession and the more impressive stats, rpper Moreland could not convert good drives into points. P-W simply took advantage of WuUQRvHUV, PLVWDNHV DQG fiHOG position to get a league win on the road.
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