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Dukes dominate Warriors, 48-7


The drumbeat of the Warriors fell silent last Thursday night as the Gloucester Dukes thrashed host Kecoughtan, 48-7, on the gridiron. Gloucester rushed for over 400 yards on the night and, with the exception of one blown coverage giving the Warriors their lone score, cruised in the matchup.

The Dukes won the toss and elected to defer, as they have done much of the season. Head coach John Scalf has committed to starting with defense and employing the onside kick early and often, something he continued in this game.

After a quick stop, the Duke drove to their opponent’s goal line before actually being stopped on third down. The offense lined up as if a field goal was imminent; however, on the snap the holder, Jordan Mumford, rolled out to the right and fired a touchdown pass. The trick play put the Dukes up, 7-0.

On the ensuing drive Sebastian Harris scooped up a fumble and returned possession to the visiting team. Senior quarterback Isaiah Lester would eventually ...

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