Trojans outlast CB :esW LQ 27
For Montgomery Media
This was a-high scoring affair that turned into one of stamina for both Central BuFNs :esW DQG :LssDhLFNon. The game started with the Trojans up 14-7 at halftime due to a superb ground attack racking up 112 rushLQJ yDUGs LQ Whe fiUsW hDlI alone.
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At the end of three quarters, the Trojans held a 21-7 lead only to see it evaporate in the fourth quarter.
7hLs QLJhW C.B. :esW NeSW playing the comeback kids, down 28-21 in the fourth, but scored with 5W39 left in regulation tying it up at 2828 with a one-yard quarterback sneak by Cody Riemenschneider
Regulation came to a close with both teams tied 28-28. Starting from the 10-yard line, tissahickon struck SDy GLUW fiUsW ZLWh D JR-DheDG score making it 35-28.
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nuarterback Cody Riemenschneider ran the ball in tying it up.
The second overtime concluded with the Trojans edging out the victory with a 14yDUG fielG JRDl IRU D 38-35 fiQDl.
The Trojans played like a tight unit down the stretch being the more disciplined of the two teams in crunch time.
“qhe key tonight was sticking together as a teamI and not letting anything faze usI” Wissahickon quarterback oandy FUDnNenfieOd sDid.
When asked if a long game like this boiled up any nervesI his answer was simple and to the pointI “koI nR neUves in D JDme OiNe Whis. We DUe D fRcused JURup.”
FUDnNenfieOd Dnd Whe UesW of the team’s focus will be shifting as they now will get ready to prepare for their clash with rpper aublin nexW FUidDy niJhW.
Wissahickon head football coach geff Cappa commented on his team’s performDnce WRniJhW. “These Juys just work really hard every dDy. , wRuOd cDOO Whem D veUy mRWivDWed JURup.”
When asked about next week’s matchup against rpper aublin Coach Cappa ODuJhed, “, didn’W even sWDUW thinking about that game yet RU JDme-pODnninJ fRU iW. We had to get this win tonight and now we can move forwDUd, buW ,’m veUy pURud Rf RuU WeDm.”