JV Football Suffers Defeat Against McNeil 37-14

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  • Alec Neville ’21 runs the ball past the McNeil Mavericks.

  • Clutching the ball, Alec Neville ’21 slips past the McNeil defense.

  • Preston Neidhart ’20 runs with ball away from a McNeil linebacker.

  • A McNeil receiver runs after Cesar Badillo ’21 as he tries to sprint to the end zone.

  • Eric Uffelman ’21 runs with ball looking for an opening in the McNeil defense.

  • Nick Delgado ’21 runs as the McNeil Mavericks close in on him.

  • Cesar Badillo ’21 intercepts the McNeil quarterback’s pass to give possession to the Warriors.

  • Quarterback Alex Neville ’21 passes the ball to the teammate in the end zone to successfully score the first touchdown of the game.

  • Preston Neidhart ’20 runs toward the end zone with a group of players behind him.

  • Running back Preston Neidhart ’20 makes his way through the McNeil Maverick’s defense.

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On Thursday, Oct. 4, the JV football took on the McNeil Mavericks and lost 37-14.  

Diego Gonzalez ‘21 scored the first touchdown of the game, and a two-point conversion starting the game with a score of 8-0. The Mavericks didn’t allow the Warriors to be in the lead long though, and scored the next two touchdowns. By the end of the first quarter, the Mavericks were in the lead with a score of 13-8.

“We can do better, we always make mistakes it’s just about how you respond to them that matters,” Aaron Hanson ‘21 said.

Both teams did their best but it seemed that no one scored any points in the second quarter, until with three seconds to go, the Mavericks scored a field goal, bringing the score to 16-8.

“We aren’t doing that good right now, we just need to play as a team and focus on winning and not ourselves,” William Mckee ‘21 said.

In the third quarter, the Mavericks scored their third touchdown, finishing the quarter with a score of 23-8.

“We started off the game really well, but then we slowed down a bit,” William Ramage ‘20 said.

Carson Alegnani ‘21 scored the Warriors’ second touchdown for his team. The team tried to their best, but the Mavericks were able to get two more touchdowns before the end of the game. The Mavericks won with a score of 37-14.

“It feels really good, mainly I just want to help my team out,” Alegnani said. “We’re like a family and with me doing my best I know they’ll do their best too.”

The JV football teams’ next game will be against the Vandegrift Vipers on Oct. 18 at the Monroe Stadium.