ESLSFOSDO UDLNS on 3DWULOWS

The Globe - - LETTERS - By Dennis C. Way

The dark, omi­nous skies WhDW suUUounGHG 6PLWh FLHOG on WhH FDPSus oI ESLsFoSDO Acad­emy Tues­day evenWuDOOy oSHnHG uS Wo DOOow both some sun­shine and for WhH hosW ChuUFh­woPHn’s ODFUossH WHDP Wo SODy GHUPDn­town Acad­emy.

Those same dark skies, how­ever, never parted for the Pa­tri­ots.

Hop­ing to sur­prise EpisFoSDO DIWHU WhH Wwo WHDPs SODyHG D onH-JoDO JDPH (won Ey EA) EDFk on ASULO 12, WhH ChuUFh­woPHn, Ln­stead, dashed those up­set SODns HDUOy, sFoULnJ sLx oI WhH JDPH’s fiUsW sHvHn JoDOs and coast­ing to an easy 16-6 win.

“Judg­ing from what hapSHnHG WhH ODsW WLPH wH SODyHG, wH knHw GA wDs D great team and that the game wDs JoLnJ Wo EH FOosH,” sDLG EA’s .ULsWHn HLnFkOHy, whosH IouU JoDOs OHG Dn DW­tack that fea­tured nine difIHUHnW JoDO sFoUHUs. “6o wH came out strong.

“We’ve been do­ing a PuFh EHWWHU MoE FDSLWDOLzLnJ on mis­takes, and we did that again to­day, and we won a OoW oI GUDws, whLFh Ls WhH PosW LPSoUWDnW WhLnJ.”

AnG whLOH WhH ChuUFh- woPHn flouULshHG HDUOy, GA sWUuJJOHG.

“,W wDs D UHDO WouJh GDy on oIIHnsH,” sDLG 3DWULoWs coach dinny Hof­mann. “We had three wide-open shots at the be­gin­ning of WhH JDPH DnG PLssHG on DOO three. And that kind of set WhH WonH.”

3DUW oI GA’s JDPH SODn wDs Wo SODy D PoUH sHWWOHG DWWDFk, D sOLJhW GHSDUWuUH from the Pa­tri­ots’ run-and­gun tran­si­tion game that saw dA en­ter the con­test av­er­agLnJ EHWWHU WhDn 14 JoDOs SHU game. How­ever, most of GA’s fiUsW-hDOI SossHssLons HnGHG Ln WuUnovHUs oU SooUOy SODFHG shoWs, DOWhouJh EA JoDOWHnGHU LLnGsHy RHGHU’s fivH fiUsW-hDOI sDvHs SODyHG a part in the vis­i­tors’ frus­tra­tion.

“WhHn wH SODy WhH WouJhHU WHDPs wH OLkH Wo sHWWOH on DWWDFk,” sDLG GA DWWDFk CDUoOLnH HDynLH, “EuW soPH­times it’s the worst thing for us. WH sOow LW Gown DnG sWoS run­ning and it works against us.”

ft worked against the Pa­tri­ots and their hosts were onOy Woo HDJHU Wo sWUHDk Wo WhH oWhHU sLGH oI WhH fiHOG.

“,I you Oook, WhHUH wHUH Dn even num­ber of pos­ses­sions DnG shoWs Ln WhH JDPH,” HoIPDnn sDLG, “wH MusW FouOGn’W score. We just had too many turnovers HnG.”

ThH FOosHsW WhH 3DWULoWs wouOG FoPH DIWHU WhH LnLWLDO EA EDUUDJH wDs 6-2 on HDynLH’s JoDO wLWh 3:36 OHIW Ln WhH fiUsW hDOI.

But the Church­women scored the game’s next three JoDOs, DnG WhH 3DWULoWs wHUH OHIW sSLn­nLnJ WhHLU whHHOs.

“ThLs wDs GHfinLWHOy D WHDP wLn,” HLnFkOHy sDLG. “WH FoPPunLFDWHG wHOO WhH en­tire game, and our en­ergy OHvHO wDs hLJh WhH whoOH WLPH.”

“ft’s a shame be­cause wH’UH FDSDEOH oI so PuFh EHWWHU SODy,” HoIPDnn sDLG. “This just wasn’t our best efIoUW WoGDy.”

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THE LAX WORD: AOonJ wLWh HLnFkOHy’s IouU JoDOs and one as­sist, EA got three JoDOs IUoP -DnH CUDJHU, Wwo JoDOs DnG Dn DssLsW IUoP 6FhuyOHU ALWkHn DnG Wwo JoDOs IUoP MC CuUUDn. AOHxDnGUD 6LOvHUD DnG EPPD BUuPEDuJh hDG D JoDO DnG an as­sist each. ... Haynie hDG WhUHH JoDOs DnG Dn DssLsW IoU GA, whLOH HDnnD BoJoUowskL hDG Wwo JoDOs and Jennifer Stack notched D JoDO DnG Dn DssLsW. ... EA JoDOWHnGHU RHGHU DnG GA’s AOOLH CDUULJDn HDFh PDGH 12 sDvHs. ... EA ouWshoW GA, 38-28.

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