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Devils dominate Firebirds, 42-6

Mathews completely controlled all facets of Saturday’s varsity football game against Arcadia to beat the visiting Firebirds, 42-6, and improve the Blue Devils’ record to 2-3 overall.

The Blue Devils’ dominance started from the opening kickoff, which Chris Davis returned for what would have been a touchdown if not for an illegal block. In spite of the penalty, Mathews took possession on the Firebirds’ 25-yard line.

The Devils scored eight plays later, as Michael Cunningham connected with a wide-open Jared Inge for a nine-yard touchdown pass on a fourth-down play. Ryan Morgan, who was a perfect six-for-six in PAT attempts, then added the extra point to give Mathews an early 7-0 lead.
But the Devils’ control of the game truly showed on defense, as Arcadia just couldn’t get anything going. In fact, the Firebirds had been held to negative yardage until 4:43 in the second quarter when an Arcadia running back picked up his team’s only first...

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