Dukes’ two TDs not enough to defeat Warriors

Kim Robins - Posted on Oct 03, 2012 - 01:52 PM

Gloucester scored its first touchdowns of the season but fell to Kecoughtan, 28-14, at GHS on Friday. The loss dropped the Dukes to 0-4 in the Peninsula District and 0-5 overall.

After a scoreless first quarter on Friday, Kecoughtan back Trent Cannon scored his first of four touchdowns on the night. The Dukes responded with a 62-yard gain that brought them to the red zone and Jarrell Bennett took the ball in for the score and a 7-7 tie.

Cannon, who rushed for 183 yards in the Kecoughtan win, scored twice more to make it 21-7 at the half.

Cannon struck again in the third quarter to boost the Warriors’ advantage to 28-7. Gloucester quarterback James Scott scored the Dukes’ second touchdown with a keeper in the fourth quarter. The Gloucester offense rushed for a total of 277 yards in the loss.