Dukes fall to Denbigh, 28-3

Kim Robins - Posted on Oct 24, 2012 - 02:10 PM

The Gloucester High School varsity Dukes (0-7, 0-8) sustained another Peninsula District football loss on Saturday but the junior Dukes have notched two wins in recent action.

The Gloucester varsity squad fell to host Denbigh, 28-3, on Saturday, with the Patriots putting up a touchdown in each of four quarters. Jackson Lowther once again prevented a shutout with a field goal for the Dukes. Tailback James Scott continued to be a bright spot for Gloucester and tallied more than 150 rushing yards in the loss. The Dukes face Phoebus at GHS Friday.

The Gloucester juniors topped their Denbigh opponents 17-8 on Monday at GHS. Fullback Cody Correll scored a touchdown for the Dukes as did quarterback Caleb Smith. Chris Lee added a field goal. The Gloucester defense produced five turnovers in the win, with Cody McDermott pulling in a pair of interceptions and Larry Bannister recovering two fumbles.