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And while the offense slowed down in the second halfI Cheltenham’s defense didn’t.
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“qhe defense played a big partI” qhompson said. “We held them to zero until the jayvee came inI but our defense is a lot better than it was last year and we have a lot of guys in rotation doing what they need to do.”
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qhe Cardinals were led by Khalid Weems’ 5P rushing yards and NV receiving yards. qhompson completed O of P passes for 54 yards and a touchdown in his lim- LWHG UROH Ln WKH finDO PLnuWH.
Cheltenham was led by qhompsonI who rushed N8 times for NM8 yards and a touchdownI while also catching three passes for SS yards and a score. aockery ran seven times for seven yards and a touchdownI while completing S of NO passes for V4 yards and a score.
“We were real focused Ln WKH fiUsW KDOI DnG , WKLnN the kids were really tunnelvision focusedI” Gro said. “f want to see us have that same kind of intensity in every game.”