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Crabbers beat Dukes, 43-7

After three road games, the Gloucester High School varsity football team returned to the GHS stadium Friday, but the night belonged to Hampton. The visiting Crabbers scored six touchdowns to beat the Dukes, 43-7. 

Hampton scored touchdowns twice in the first and second quarters, with Gloucester getting on the board about midway through the second. The Dukes scored with a pass from quarterback Isaiah Spencer to junior Eliel Donald for a TD and the extra point by Tanner Griffith was good.

Gloucester was knocking at the door late in the second quarter but ran out of time, leaving the halftime score at 28-7. Hampton went on to add eight points in the third quarter and seven in the final while holding the Dukes scoreless in the second half. “We put forth great effort,” said GHS head coach Brandon Kelley. “I thought our guys stepped up and played fearlessly. The score was not reflective of how we played.”

Kelley would like to see his Dukes have some post-seaso...

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