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The Eastern Guilford (Gibsonville, NC) varsity football team lost Friday's neutral playoff game against New Hanover (Wilmington, NC) by a score of 32-29.
This game is a part of the "2017 NCHSAA Football Championships - 2017 3AA Football Championship" tournament.
At least 1,000
As usual, NH wins the toss and defers.
EG’s running back McMullen left with a leg injury.
Big gain by Vaughn negated by offsetting penalties.
Three straight dropped passes forces a punt.
Illegal participation on the punt against EG, 15 yards and a new set of downs forvHanover.
NH punt hits a blocker in the foot and recovered for a first down.
Took a few seconds to see the bottom of the pile, but Walston got in.
Huge kick return by Cheeley sets EG up for business.
NH secondary is struggling against the EG passing game.
Several missed tackles on the 57 yard run by Watt.
Hanover DB Kemp just headed to the locker room with a hand injury. Not a small loss for that secondary.
Unsportsmanlike penalty on the TD pushes EG back, so they run it in
Both teams with an injured player. Hanover player looks a bit worse.
Walston comes up lame after a sack. That bears watching. 47 seconds left in the half and NH setting up for a FG from 34.
29 seconds into the half and it’s back to a one possession game.
EG has a really good 3rd down conversion rate tonight.
Jabez Howard carries three defenders for the final five yards on the TD run.
These short kickoffs are not helpful.
16 yard punt helps EG set up shop.
EG starts the 4th with first and goal from the 1
New Hanover holds them!!!
Two straight sacks and then a fumble on a handoff.
Hanover goes 99 yards in 7 plays. 2:40 left.
EG shows some fight. 73 yards in four plays in 43 seconds. 1:57 to go.
Onside kick unsuccessful
53 seconds left and Hanover has 4th on 2 on the EG 44. They’re going for it.
Measurement. If they got it it’s over.
It was #20 Hezekia Newby with the 57 yard run
Let’s Go Wildcats
Let's go Wildcats we got this.
Come on Wildcats, let's gooooooo!!!!!!
Who has ball ?
Man I thought they were gonna win once I saw they were up 22-10 at half