Dutchtown tops Alcovy 13-10
Turnovers cost Tigers in bid to win third straight
If Alcovy could have a do-over, chances are the Tigers would gladly take one after Friday night’s 13-10 loss to Dutchtown at Sharp Stadium.
With 14 seconds remaining in the game, the Tigers (3-3, 2-2 Region 4AAAA) botched the snap and missed a have sent the game into overtime.
In reality, Alcovy was fortunate to even have the late opportunity to tie. The Tigers turned the ball over three times, including a fumble on thier opening drive and had two big penalties with the ball on Dutchtown’s 35-yard line that killed a potential scoring drive.
Alcovy coach Kirk Hoffman didn’t mince words after the game.
“We weren’t ready to play,” he said. “That’s my fault, bottom line. We weren’t ready to play my fault.”
- ing possession when the center snapped the ball over quarterback Rod Tolen’s head and Dutchtown recovered it deep in Alcovy territory.
The Tigers’ defense held and Alcovy diverted disaster after Dutchtown dropped a touchdown pass and kicker Ryan Kay
Alcovy took its next drive down the
Down on thier luck: Gary Wilkins bends over near midfield after Alcovy failed to get off the potential game-tying field goal near the end of regulation during the Tigers' 13-10 loss to Dutchtown. Wilkins and the Tigers will have two weeks to prepare for a trip to Ola as Alcovy heads into its bye-week.